The client has moved in and is enjoying have the living room at the same floor level as the rest of the main floor and a true open plan lifestyle. Part of the plan moving forward is to add a gas fireplace between the living room and family room, and to expand the deck. Professional photos will follow later in the spring.

The front door is directly opposite the new folding doors and transom windows to the view beyond.

The front door is directly opposite the new folding doors and transom windows to the view beyond.

The owner and contractor shake hands in the entry below the new chandelier.

The owner and contractor shake hands in the entry below the new chandelier.

By opening up the kitchen and switching its location with the dining room, they both have views to the east.

By opening up the kitchen and switching its location with the dining room, both rooms have views to the east.

The kitchen is now open to the living and dining rooms and a large pantry behind the custom buffet cabinet.

The kitchen is now open to the living and dining rooms, and has a large pantry behind the custom buffet cabinet.