Rothwell Heights Renovation
2010 GOHBA Design Award Winner (Renovation and Kitchen)
The 50 year old house was in need of major interior work. The whole house was gutted and re-insulated with soya based spray foam insulation, new drywall, new wiring, new kitchen & new bathrooms. New radiant heated floors and new HVAC complete the package. We installed new engineered hardwood floors, casing, baseboards, energy efficient lighting, new windows & new doors. The house had good bones, but that's all!
The exterior was kept as is except for the window replacement, and a new large shed dormer across the front of the hose that smoothed out an awkward floor plan. The existing dark front porch was infilled to created a new bright foyer that lets lighting into the kitchen & stair hall. The stair hall was opening up to created a double height WOW entrance. Interior partitions between the dining room, family room and kitchen were all removed. Interior columns are used to create a sense of differentiation between the rooms. A large loft above the existing garage was subdivided into 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. A disconnected, rambling & dark house was transformed to an open & bright house with comfy window seats and a casually elegant flow of space.
Photography by: William P. McElligott