Overhaul Converts Classic Rambler to A Modern Yet Classic Family Home in Fairfax
This 1970 rambler in middle of old town in Fairfax City has been home to a growing family of five.
Ready for a massive overhaul, the family reached out to Michael Nash Design Build & Homes for assistance. Eligible for a special Fairfax City Renaissance program, this project was awarded special attention and favorable financing.
We removed the entire roof and added a bump up, second story three-bedroom, two bathroom and loft addition.
The main level was reformatted to eliminate the smallest bedroom and split the space among adjacent bedroom and the main living room. The partition walls between the living room and dining room and the partition wall between dining room and kitchen were eliminated, making space for a new enlarged kitchen.
The outside brick chimney was rebuilt and extended to pass into the new second floor roof lines. Flu lines for heater and furnace were eliminated. A furnace was added in the new attic space for second floor heating and cooling, while a new hot water heater and furnace was re-positioned and installed in the basement.
Second floor was furnished with its own laundry room.
A new stairway to the second floor was designed and built were furnace chase used to be, opening up into a loft area for a kids study or gaming area.
The master bedroom suite includes a large walk-in closet, large stoned shower, slip-free standing tub, separate commode area, double vanities and more amenities.
A kid’s bathroom was built in the middle of upstairs hallway.
The exterior of this home was wrapped around with cement board siding, maintenance free trims and gutters, and life time architectural shingles.
Added to a new front porch were Trex boards and stone and tapered style columns. Double staircase entrance from front and side yard made this residence a stand out home of the community.
This remodeled two-story colonial home with its country style front porch, five bedrooms, four and half bathrooms and second floor laundry room, will be this family’s home for many years to come.
Happier than before, this family moved back into this Extreme Makeover Home to love every inch of their new home.