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Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion traditional-family-room

Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion

Michael Robert Construction

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December 15, 2013
lulujeff1 wrote:
Love the glass side tables, where are they from? Thanks!
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Thanks! These were from Crate and Barrel.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2013 at 6:13PM
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December 7, 2013
mozkn wrote:
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I think 5 would fit, but with our exact setup and stools, it would be a little on the tight side. It depends on what you have going on on either end of the island - for us we have shelves which take up some space. Another design without built ins at the ends would allow for more space for stools. Good luck! Nothing like a biiiiig island. Love it for casual meals and entertaining!
    Bookmark   December 7, 2013 at 12:17PM
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June 5, 2013
Rodney wrote:
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Yes, it is sheets of beadboard. It is painted the same color as the rest of the trim in the house, Farrow and Ball's Wimborne White
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March 21, 2013
Annette wrote:
Addition Question - You have been so gracious with answers. I was wondering is the kitchen work area an addition along with the breakfast nook? Do you have any photos of rear elevation of home post remodel/renovation that you could share? Thanks in advance.
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Ellie, yes, I was able to find the rear elevation on your website. Again, my compliments on a fantastic vision you brought to fruition!
    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 6:36PM
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Thanks! Let me know if I can help you in any other way. Good luck!
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March 21, 2013
Annette wrote:
Could you share the dimensions of the kitchen ? Column to back wall especially.
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Thank You! You have inspired us with 8 ft ceiling.
    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 10:20AM
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My pleasure! The ceiling is not an issue at all for us, and because of the open layout it doesn't feel low in the least.
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December 18, 2012
Kevin Yin wrote:
Hi,can I know the size of your pillar,is that 6x6
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They are a little bigger than that, 7 1/4" x 7 1/4".
    Bookmark   December 18, 2012 at 10:59AM
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October 23, 2012
ckelly123 wrote:
Pillar Spacing - Hi! I love all aspects of your beautiful home - design, color, layout, everything. I'm building my first home currently and have a very similar layout - wet bar, pillar division between kitchen and dining, etc. I was just wondering the how far apart the pillars are spaced and specifically how far the first one is placed after the wet bar (as well all know its a high traffic area) and I don't want the pillar to crowd the bar basically. Thanks so much!!
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How big does your island measure?
    Bookmark   November 23, 2012 at 8:13AM
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The island is 4'3" x 10'
    Bookmark   November 24, 2012 at 5:15AM
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October 1, 2012
eddy77 wrote:
where is the rug from ? and what is the color of walls and cabniets
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This rug is from Home Goods. The walls are Farrow and Ball's Skimming Stone. The cabinets are Brookhaven cabinets- in Nordic white
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