Transitional Style with Contemporary Finishes in Reston Whole-House Remodel

project profile Transitional Style with Contemporary Finishes in Reston Whole-House Remodel

Homeowner Challenge: Our client’s previous home was a large, custom house that provided more space, but left the family feeling distant from each other. She desired a smaller footprint, with a more comfortable environment for her three daughters. When she found this home by a lake in Reston, she saw its potential as a “cozy treehouse” filled with light. However, it needed a renovation to take it from dated and inefficient to the comfortable, inviting home of her dreams. The BOWA Solution: The design included updating the entire home… Read More >

Basement Remodel in McLean Perfect for Entertaining

project profile Basement Renovation in McLean Perfect for Entertaining

Homeowner Challenge: Our client recently moved from a townhome to this single-family home in McLean. With more space, he was excited to do more entertaining. However, he knew the basement would remain underutilized if something wasn’t done to address the closed-off feeling and darkness in that level of the home. He wanted to maximize the space to entertain guests and allow easy access to the backyard pool area. The BOWA Solution: In this basement remodel, the BOWA team opened the space by removing one of the bedrooms in the basement, which… Read More >

Purchase Consultation – Carriage House Garage Addition in Chevy Chase, MD

Carriage House Addition Chevy Chase, MD

project profile Purchase Consultation and Carriage House Garage Addition in Chevy Chase

Homeowner Challenge: This design build project began with a call to BOWA for a purchase consultation while the property was still on the market.  The prospective homeowners wanted to study the feasibility of adding a detached structure that would be complementary in style to the existing home and neighborhood.  They wanted a structure that would provide additional garage space, a guest suite, and a home office.  The site itself presented early challenges because the home was situated on a tight lot with dramatic grade changes. Based on the… Read More >

Purchase Consultation and Whole House Renovation in Great Falls, Virginia

Great Falls Purchase Consultation Renovation Kitchen

project profile Purchase Consultation and Whole House Renovation in Great Falls, Virginia

Homeowner Challenge: Prior to purchase, the homeowners contacted BOWA to determine the feasibility of their vision for the stately house in Great Falls, Virginia.   BOWA was able to provide a variety of design solutions in the pre-purchase consultation and began the work right after settlement. The BOWA Solution: A large-scale renovation took place, including an extensive kitchen and family room remodel and the addition of a breakfast room and a screened porch that looks onto a stunning outdoor renovation.  Each floor of the home, as well as the… Read More >

Purchase Consultation and Whole House Renovation in Potomac, Maryland

BOWA Purchase Consultations

project profile Purchase Consultation and Whole House Renovation in Potomac, Maryland

Homeowner Challenge: The homeowners found and fell in love with a stately, older Georgian-style home situated on over two acres in Potomac, Maryland, but the house was in a state of disrepair.  With BOWA’s guidance during an extensive pre-purchase consultation, which included a comprehensive home inspection and report analysis, the homeowners decided to move forward with the purchase that many would have walked away from. The challenges of renovating the home involved everything from standing water in the lower level to dark and dated rooms throughout.  The BOWA Solution:… Read More >