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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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February 26, 2013
momroxz wrote:
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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?
    Bookmark   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!
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April 5, 2012
Carol Pollard wrote:
What color is the house? - What color is the Chanhassen, Minnesota (by Knight Construction Design) house?
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Pirate Coast is a similar color.
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August 17, 2014
brandoanderson wrote:
What is the distance between the posts?
August 16, 2014
postie97402 wrote:
What kind of stone is used on this house and where can I buy it? - Love the color and texture
March 21, 2013
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