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Garage renovated for family play traditional-patio

Garage renovated for family play

Play pavilion for family exercise and events. Indoor/outdoor Kids space for climbing monkey bars, ropes, swings, dance, party room, garden plays and movie nights. Photos by Subtle Light Photography

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July 9, 2013
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The doors are made by Fleetwood in an anodized aluminum and they operate incredibly smooth
    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 9:26AM
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August 6, 2012
dr9164 wrote:
what type of flooring is it stamped concrete?
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The paving is limestone
    Bookmark   August 8, 2012 at 9:56AM
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June 6, 2012
kesta wrote:
What type is the stone paving. I love it, but is it too glarey in the sunshine?
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Paving is limestone, it has a really soft look and does not seem to glare in the sunshine
    Bookmark   June 6, 2012 at 8:01AM
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Sorry to get specific, but what type of limestone exactly? There seem to be quite a few sorts and colour variations. Thanks.
    Bookmark   June 6, 2012 at 6:33PM
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July 4, 2012
jarj314 wrote:
What is the house and trim color?

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The pavilion is seamlessly connected to the outdoors and is within plain view of the larger house. Its proximity to the patio ensures that entertaining can easily expand to the outside.
Becky Harris added this to 6 Incredible Garage Conversions
Architect Margaret Menter turned this garage into a creative space that will grow with the family as their needs change.

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Folding exterior doors.
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Love the feel of this one
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pavilion 2
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Renovated garage + outdoor family space
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pretty exterior, outdoor space
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Now planted
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this has a shallow patio off the main house and then interersting tiered yard levels which makes for a nice outdoor living space
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Covered Carport
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tile and garage
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Doors open into yard and glass
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play pavilion !
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Controlled planting, we like. We don't like white stone, brick. 8/3/13
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Glass and wood doors to replace overhead garage door.
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