Both Washingtonian Magazine and the (former) Cottages Magazine recognized this home in North Arlington for its refreshing design. And we couldn’t be happier — this was originally an as-is property that became a labor of love for its owners and builders alike.
The client came to us needing a complete overhaul; the original place was an old bungalow without modern amenities like central air. But because it was their primary residence, we had to phase out the project to minimize the amount of time they’d need to spend outside of the property. After all, we were restructuring the entire top floor of the property and adding a new wing to the side!
So, we worked collaboratively with the architects and designers on the project to create a phased approach in conjunction with the client’s schedule. We took care to remove the constraining elements of the home that originally forced small, tight rooms and opened them into expansive, bright, airy spaces with generous light and high ceilings. We restructured the second floor and built an entire addition off the side of the property that blended with the original structure while providing significantly more living space.
The result in a bright, unique, and (now) award-winning property that the client and neighborhood both feel proud to have.