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Contemporary Condominium Remodel in Reston, Virginia

project profile Contemporary Condominium Remodel in Reston, Virginia

Homeowner Challenge: When downsizing from her single-family house, the homeowner wanted to combine the luxuries she enjoyed in her larger home with the conveniences of condo living. Large windows with beautiful views and an open-concept kitchen were at the top of her list for her new space. The unit she ultimately purchased had windows with perfect views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance and community park below but lacked the open layout she desired. The kitchen was closed off to the rest of the living area with an odd floorplan… Read More >

Spring Valley Home Renovated to Enhance Charm and Rectify Quirks

project profile Spring Valley Home Renovated to Enhance Charm and Rectify Quirks

Homeowner Challenge: This single-family home in DC’s Spring Valley neighborhood provides our clients the charm of an older home and the convenience of an in-town location. Unfortunately, as in most older homes, the character they loved came with quirks. When it was originally built, the owners wanted to save a large tree in the backyard and to do so, built the house at a slight angle. The tree eventually died, but the crooked home remained. The next owners built a rear addition, which included 1-2 stairs up or… Read More >