Siemasko + Verbridge
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Gatsby traditional-exterior


The client admired this Victorian home from afar for many years before purchasing it. The extensive rehabilitation restored much of the house to its original style and grandeur; interior spaces were transformed in function while respecting the elaborate details of the era. A new kitchen, breakfast area, study and baths make the home fully functional and comfortably livable.

Photo Credit: Sam Gray

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April 28, 2014
aedine wrote:
looking for ideas for balcony with a side that block view of neighbors
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Hi Aedine, not sure if this is a question or a statement. Guess this would depend on where your balcony is located and how far away it is from your neighbors. There is several things you can do to block your neighbors view into your balcony.. such as having closed railings or even using vegetation (pretty high trees) to block the view. Hope that helps!
    Bookmark   May 6, 2014 at 10:41AM
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April 16, 2014
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Thanks for your question. Those sidelights were existing prior to renovation and were refinished.
    Bookmark   April 22, 2014 at 5:49AM
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January 4, 2014
5beachbums wrote:
love the corner brackets above the porch posts! Can I find them?
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Thanks for your question. They were custom made!
    Bookmark   January 6, 2014 at 5:40AM
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November 2, 2012
texasnonnie wrote:
love the rail trim color (cream) - Can you please share the paint cream color? thanks
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Is it a tan? It's hard to tell on the computer
    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 1:28PM
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It's more of an off white color then tan.
    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 4:46AM
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October 22, 2012
mjhhou wrote:
Love the upper railing. Where can I find it?
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Thanks for your interest. The upper railing was custom made.
    Bookmark   October 23, 2012 at 5:01AM
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August 17, 2012
shesha wrote:
what color is the shake siding?
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Thank you for the question! The shakes are painted a custom color.
    Bookmark   August 20, 2012 at 5:31AM
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Combining quatrefoil railings, diagonal cross railings and ornamental porch brackets ... this front elevation is a vintage woodworking dream!

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Color scheme, same as country swatch pic on ipadLow country railingThe client admired this Victorian home from afar for many years before purchasing it. The extensive rehabilitation restored much of the house to its original style and grandeur; interior spaces were transformed in function while respecting the elaborate details of the era. A new kitchen, breakfast area, study and baths make the home fully functional and comfortably livable. Photo Credit: Sam Gray
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