Full gut and renovation to original 1952 ranch home with two story addition including garage with full basement below. Home is in a historically designated area near the castle of Baron Manfred von Richthofen was the uncle and godfather to the infamous Red Baron flying ace of World War 1. Great care was taken to the restore, yet update this original property and to place the addition to the home in the area of the old carport in order not to impact the character of the original home.
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The original 1950's living room and fireplace. White oak floors were added throughout the home. The original brick fireplace was restored and a Caesarstone hearth top added. Original windows were replaced with identical sized insulated units to keep floor to ceiling openness.
Dining area. This is the backside of the original 1950's fireplace that had a perfect spot for a dining room buffet custom made by AvenueTwo:Design. Brick wall to the left was the original exterior of the home that was opened to add the 2 story addition in the area of the old carport.
Kitchen was kept in the same area as the original one, and was kept modest in size which was appropriate for the house. New aluminum frame windows replaced the original steel. Door goes to outdoor covered dining area. Custom white oak cabinets by AvenueTwo:Design, countertops are Caesarstone. Matte white plumbing fixtures are Rubinet. Original brick exterior walls were uncovered and reconditioned.
New stairwell area in the addition to the original 1950's brick ranch home. Floor to ceiling commercial style storefront was used to create a light glass structure attaching the new and old. Exterior siding from the new addition was brought through the space and original brick exterior was kept exposed. Custom steel and white oak staircase. Main level of addition contains mudroom, laundry, garage, and powder room.