BUCKS COUNTY RETREAT
We partially gutted this home and reprogrammed its interior. The opening up of the kitchen/dining area with a study permits fluid circulation through the interior. An existing stone wall was exposed and creates an interesting backsplash for the kitchen as well as anchoring the large open space. To give the cottage a roomier feel, we removed the existing low ceilings and clad the existing gable in painted pine ship-lap. A bathroom with a lavish stall shower which gave the bathroom more space, as did the addition of a pocket door. Walls were removed around the large stone fireplace allowing the kitchen/dining/living area to flow into the study and enhances fluid circulation through the interior. A bathroom with a lavish stall shower which gave the bathroom more space, as did the addition of a pocket door. The structure’s livable space was expanded substantially by installing French doors along the perimeter which connect the newly created exterior “rooms” at each side of the home. A sundeck for lounging with large in-ground pool is one side and at the other side is a patio for grilling and dining.