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This four square home was in need of not only a complete renovation but an addition. Doubling the footprint size clients gained: a two car garage with extra storage (grade level), kitchen, dining & family room area, mudroom with powder room (main level), and master suite and laundry (second floor). Maintaining the character of the original home, amydutton Home replicated details to enhance the addition so that it not only blended well but gained efficiency for a young growing family.
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This four square home provides front elevation of historic movement and curves.
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The addition blends gracefully with the original house as viewed from the side lot.
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The flared lines are consistent all the way around exterior of the home. The dormer in the roof houses the master bedroom window seat (viewed from the interior in other photos). We played ceiling heights inside this addition hip roofline and got a lot of livable square footage.
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The cherry cabinets with soapstone counter tops were built by Jewett Farms Cabinetry located in Newburyport, MA.
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The kitchen is part of the open concept with the family room and dining area. The half walls with structural columns provide an open concept feel.
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The mudroom was created off the entry from the staircase up from the garage, the back deck and between the kitchen/ family room in the back of the house and playroom/ living room in the front of the house. A small powder room and large storage closet sits off the mudroom as well. This floor plan makes the flow extremely functional for a family.
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This front foyer was crammed with a large radiator and the round window was inside a large closet. By removing obstructions and replacing the old window with a new operable round window as well as replacing the flooring, the result is an elegant and welcoming foyer complete with a family grand piano.
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The master bath is a calm and peaceful place to escape. Highlighted with hues of white, grey and black.
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The windows act as a headboard inside the dormer. Lampshades by Kim McCue Lighting in Portsmouth, NH
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The master bedroom is located in the addition and over the family room and is housed inside the roofline and dormers. The closets are inside the rooflines and a window seat was created for balance and a quiet space in the master bedroom. This is considered "gained space" when utilizing the roofline as living space especially since we had the advantage of lining up the floor hei...More
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Architecturally interesting from the exterior, this window seat serves the room well from the interior.
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