2010, COLORADO AWARDS FOR REMODELING EXCELLENCE 1ST PLACE WINNER, SPECIALTY ROOM
We had previously added on a 5-car garage addition.
With this project, the owners wanted to covert the existing 4-car garage into a family recreation room with indoor/outdoor access to interface with the mountain environment. They wanted an oversized wood-burning fireplace inside and outside. They did not want a rustic style, but a classic, traditional design to connect the mountain environment and lifestyle and take advantage of the views. They also wanted a private home office.
What We Did
*Existing unfinished garage space was converted to an open floor plan with a media area, recreational area and full kitchen with abundant storage space.
*Used full-lite double French doors with sidelights and transoms above to let the light and views in and give full access to the new outdoor living area
*Professional grade kitchen with sit-up bar was added for family eating
*Upstairs storage room was converted to a warm “manly” home office with refinished oak floors, a new flagstone fireplace, refinished paneling and a ¾ bath
*New outdoor living area created with a flagstone masonry fireplace and a large flagstone patio. The porticos were designed to match the existing front porch.
5” hand scraped Walnut floors, traditional white trim, granite countertops, slate backsplash and warm wood cabinets and natural flagstone fireplace combine the traditional and the mountain look