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How do you make a split entry not look like a split entry?
Several challenges presented themselves when designing the new entry/portico. The homeowners wanted to keep the large transom window above the front door and the need to address “where is” the front entry and of course, curb appeal.

With the addition of the new portico, custom built cedar beams and brackets along with new custom made cedar entry and garage doors added warmth and style.

Final touches of natural stone, a paver stoop and walkway, along professionally designed landscaping.

This home went from ordinary to extraordinary!

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momroxz wrote:
Interior pictures? - I would love to see interior floor plan pics of this house. Are there any showing the kitchen and front room to the right of the front entry?
     Comment   February 26, 2013
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I would love a gable and bay window on my split entry. It's lovely. Was it part of the remodel?
June 14, 2013 at 8:59pm   
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Knight Construction Design | Chanhassen, Minnesota
libertyparkemporium, there is definate potential there! :) Thank you for the kind words!
June 17, 2013 at 7:12am     
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Carol Pollard wrote:
What color is the house? - What color is the Chanhassen, Minnesota (by Knight Construction Design) house?
   Comment   April 5, 2012
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Pirate Coast is a similar color.
April 6, 2012 at 4:33pm     
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jeninemvidoli wrote:
Guesstimate on cost? - What is the cost range for their new portico/front stoop and the window being bumped out?
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How do you make a split entry not look like a split entry? Several challenges presented themselves when designing the new entry/portico. The homeowners wanted to keep the large transom window above the front door and the need to address “where is” the front entry and of course, curb appeal. With the addition of the new portico, custom built cedar beams and brackets along with new custom made cedar entry and garage doors added warmth and style. Final touches of natural stone, a paver stoop an...
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