Living Large in Small Spaces: Modern Bungalow With Pool

This new construction bungalow boasts beautiful modern style inside and out. Vertical windows were added to the front to let in more light, while an open-concept floor plan was created to optimize each living space. A private swimming pool allows for easy outdoor entertaining.

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Photo By: Paul Finkel

Redesigned Home's Modern Front Facade

Homeowners wanted a modern redesign to their home's exterior, so designers kept the long front porch that meets the neighbors, but punctuated it with modern, vertical windows that penetrate the painted brick section of the home's front facade. Then, they added cedar siding to warm up the exterior space. Finally, a navy blue door adds a splash of color to the design of the home's front elevation.

Glowing Street View of Hyde Park Home

With its many windows, the nighttime view of this Hyde Park home from the street gives off the impression that the home is glowing from the inside, highlighting the openness of the design-even from outside.

Modern Living Room with Stylish, Wood Furniture

The sleek, modern design continues into the living room, where a long, gray sofa and white chair provide seating and a stylish wood coffee table and simple, modern entertainment center add warmth.

Vertical Windows Bring Natural Light Into Modern Living Room

Vertical windows allow plenty of natural light to bathe the modern living room.

Frosted Glass in Living Room Adds Privacy

Frosted glass on the living room's lower windows gives the space an element of privacy.

Modern Home with Open Concept Floor Plan Perfect for Entertaining

The open concept design of the home's first floor common spaces makes this home the perfect place for entertaining. The connectedness of the kitchen, dining room and living room create a functional flow between the spaces that allow people, conversation and food to move easily throughout the spaces.

Modern Kitchen with Seating for Six

Just off the sunroom, the modern dining room has comfortable seating for six. With an open concept floor plan and the back wall being made of glass, this space gets plenty of natural light, keeping it warm and bright.

Peninsula with Breakfast Bar in Sleek, Modern Kitchen

In this sleek, modern kitchen design, a large peninsula helps to extend the functional counter space, while also adding a breakfast bar to give the homeowners a casual dining option.

Blue-Gray Glass Tile Backsplash Adds Color to Sleek, Modern Kitchen

A blue-gray glass tile backsplash adds a splash of color to the sleek, modern kitchen.

Picture Window Lets Light Into Modern Bathroom

A large, frosted picture window lets plenty of natural light into the modern bathroom without compromising the space's privacy.

Gray and White Mosaic Tile Adds Color and Texture to Bathroom

In the bathroom, gray and white mosaic tile lines the wall opposite the vanity and runs into the shower. These accent walls give the neutral space a splash of color and texture.

Swimming Pool in Small Backyard

An Olympic length, horizontal swimming pool adds entertainment value to the small outdoor space.

Staged Approach to Home Design

The architects took a staged approach to the home's design. The front living room is a one story, gabled space, while the rear space is a two story space that houses the bedrooms. Connecting the two are a screened porch and other secondary spaces.

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