More and more people desire their homes to flex to their needs and life stages, to be thoughtfully organized, and to be customized to how they live. Bigger isn’t always better. For these Richfield homeowners, they sought a compact house that lived big!
Minnesota Life Is Great
In this neighborhood, backyards flow into each other which encourages interaction like lively baseball games and snowfort building with the neighbors. Designing to leave the roofline, existing house windows, and kitchenette bumpout intact; the new space fully embraces these elements to create the ultimate retreat and entertainment space.
The two-sided gas fireplace is definitely the featured attraction – whether inside or outside. Paned and trimmed windows, batten board ceilings, and luxury vinyl planking add a depth and warmth to the porch. Maintaining spots for the grill and a table on the deck fulfill the family’s desire for outdoor meals together. Even better is the deck area is now often shaded by the porch. Screened windows, ceiling fan, and gas fireplace all provide options to control room temperatures for year-around use. Minnesota life is good, very good, when you have a porch and deck combination like this to share with friends and family – no matter the weather.