Sometimes, creating the perfect kitchen means combining a home’s original charm and features with modern design and state-of-the-art technology. By mixing different materials, textures and colors, you can create a gorgeous, eclectic space that’s truly one-of-a-kind.
This beautiful 2-story kitchen remodel was created by removing an unwanted bedroom. The increased ceiling height was conceived by adding some structural columns and a triple barrel arch, creating a usable balcony that connects to the original back stairwell and overlooks the kitchen as well as the greatroom. The contemporary 70s kitchen had outdated finishes such as laminate cabinets and countertops, and lime green mosaic tile floors.
• The kitchen also had a low 7’6″ ceiling height with an antiquated appliance layout and a serious lack of natural light.
• The new kitchen has bright and updated finishes such as a painted and glazed cabinetry, granite countertops, and travertine floors.
• The new kitchen’s soaring ceiling heights and tremendous natural light were achieved by removing the room above and adding structural columns and a balcony, which exposed the French doors above.
• The new kitchen has a great appliance layout which includes a professional gas range and built in SubZero refrigerator.
What is one of the most impressive facts about this kitchen renovation? This dramatic renovation took place without disturbing the original 100-year-old stone exterior and maintaining the home’s original French doors above the balcony.