Sunday, August 7, 2011

Open House Sunday--Virginia Highland Bungalow

I'm copying Nita over at Mod Vintage Life and doing this Open House Sunday.  You have GOT to check out her post this week. (I mean it--click HERE  NOW. But please come back.)

Remember, imitation is the greatest form of flattery.

This house is a nice little bungalow over in Virginia Highland.

It has a nice porch, though it doesn't extend all the way across the front. The light fixtures are updated.

The fireplace is very craftsman with high windows and built-ins.  On one side is a book case, on the other is a bench.

The window seems to be original--see the locking mechanism with the chain?

The dining room has this wonderful craftsman window placement. I think this arrangement with the high window flanked by two regular sized ones was to accommodate a buffet or china cabinet. Notice the French doors to the living room. Most of the time those are missing.

This Butler's Pantry is a gem! Someone painstakingly restored it. The drawers work, the doors open and close and the hardware has either been restored or is new.  Wouldn't it be great with the bead board painted light blue?

Now for the new part: Isn't this kitchen wonderful!?

There's a breakfast room...

and a family room on the back with lots of windows and a door to the deck.

There's an addition with a master bath. The hall bath has been re-done and a small bath has been added to the front bedroom.
I  think the sellers did a great renovation here. What do you think?