Feinmann, Inc.
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A Room with a View farmhouse-exterior
 

A Room with a View

Despite its prime location on the water, this house in Manchester-by-the-Sea wasn’t taking full advantage of the scenic views. The homeowners often found themselves relaxing on the sun porch, which faced the water, rather than in the living room behind it. Now, after a dramatic remodel, they enjoy that pleasant, sunny ambiance in the comfort of a sophisticated waterfront living room.

To let in the view, the Feinmann team removed a wall and chimney between the living room and the sun porch, creating one large space. The new 750-sqaure-foot living room features multiple seating areas, oriented around the hearth and a bank of windows framing the water. The elegant coffered ceiling and functional built-in elements—like the window seats that flank the stone fireplace—help break up the large space, keeping the feeling cozy and intimate. Through a set of French doors, the homeowners now have easy access to their brick patio, which was little used before the renovation.

As traditional as it may appear, the remodeled living room is outfitted with hidden high-tech features, including surround sound in the ceiling and a TV screen that masquerades as a painting over the fireplace. Its classic good looks are accented with a hint of contemporary flair—the result of close collaboration between the Feinmann team and the clients’ interior designer. Against the backdrop of handsome cream-colored trimwork, interesting textiles and a reclaimed wide-plank ash floor add warmth and texture. Refined yet relaxing, it’s a room perfect for admiring the outdoors while enjoying an array of indoor pleasures.

Photos by John Horner
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annewalker1 wrote:
Can you please tell me the exterior colour of the house and trim? - Love it>
   Comment   September 16, 2013
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Aaron Bartley
I sampled cream colors on my house exterior. Try Benjamin Moore Weston Flax HC-5. If that is not it, it is very similar.
December 15, 2013 at 6:53pm   
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rogerbob
In all likelihood I'm too late with this response but my last house was painted this exact shade, not really beige, not really yellow. It's Sherwin Williams, Ceylon Beige. Really popular with builders and a regulation color for some neighborhood covenants.
March 26, 2014 at 12:26pm     
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missymayl wrote:
Did anyone find out the color of this house..yellows are so tricky!
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missymayl
Hi Jane, do you have any pics of your new color? Love to see it. Thanks!
October 30, 2013 at 9:14am   
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pickettsridgerd
Does anyone know the colors yet?
April 4, 2014 at 7:53pm   
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pholloway wrote:
Do you recall the color of the pavers and the brand? thank you.
   Comment   September 13, 2012
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi and thanks for your interest. They are called Boston City Pavers and they look like old brick. They are very durable and attractive.
September 18, 2012 at 12:46pm   
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lr54
Does anyone know the color of the house?
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ppowers wrote:
what is the color on the house
     Comment   March 19, 2012
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jenkane10
did anyone figure out the exterior color of this house? Some people guessed but clearly with yellows I wouldn't want to go wrong with something slightly different. I want this one! :)
September 13, 2012 at 11:47am   
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lry511
I would also like to know the color information of this house. It is beautiful. Yellow looks good in every season.
April 5, 2013 at 5:02pm     
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tommasina wrote:
Exterior - And could you also (along with the name of the yellow), provide the white trim color's name?? Thanks!!
     Comment   May 21, 2013
finkels3 wrote:
i am building a house with a similar pale yellow color and white trim. i a debating on painting the front doo - i am building a house with a similar pale yellow color and white trim. i a debating on painting the front door a color other than white. what did you use on this house? any suggestions?
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