Expansion and renovation by Bailey and Harris “Ugly Duckling to White Swan”
A farm style home in the country means windows overlooking life.
This home holds light. Every room has windows from many angles. Throughout the day, light moves and bends through the many windows.
There is a constant shift from bright airy spaces to cavy spaces.
a variety in ceiling height.
A sense of playfulness through the home:
interior windows that let you see from one side of the house to the next, secret places, child caves, a boot bench, dog wash station
This home is made from durable materials
solid doors with glass
windows are simple. double hung windows – two over two
lots of built ins and cabinetry for a cozy feel
energy of wood – not everything is painted
common areas at the heart of the home
gracious porches at every door opening
An elegant stair, fairly grand as one appears as they descend
language can make poetry or prose. spaces can be poetic
Classic farm house kitchen with a big island to work on. Quarter sawn maple floors
A ribbon of windows above the kitchen sink
Light filled pantry with a sliding door
Playful views from the kitchen to the office/library. Interior windows let you see from one side of the house to the next.
Light pooled dining area
Cozy bar passage
An old (in tact) lotto machine kept in the family!
It feels good to move from airy space to space through tight, cavy spaces.
Wood beed board barrel vault bar passage with a bower (pleasant shady space) ceiling.
A place for books. This bookcase serves as a really thick wall.
This space acts a library, office, in between, art studio, classroom. Whatever it needs to be.
A secret place under the stairs. A Harry Potter pantry. A cozy getaway for the kids
Playful views from the office/library to the kitchen. Interior windows let you see from one side of the house to the next.
Sightlines from the living room to the kitchen
Spacious living and family room
Lovely blue doors match the front door too
Windows overlooking life in this screened porch. If you like this, take a look at another B&H sun room, “Big Sky Buffalo Spree” post.
Another passage from one airy space to the next. This passage connects the upstairs landing to the master bedroom.
Simple faucet feels modern yet classic
Spacious master bath
Wood doors and vanity warm the classic black and white tile floored space.
Screened porch addition view from outside. Nestled near an old pine tree.
cascades of roofs
Copper roofing complements the bronze windows
Dormer windows and a cupola on the front of the home
Lovely sea blue doors throughout the home
Cavy downstairs bath
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