A 1960s home gets new landscaping and a fresh new style.
Nestled privately in the woods, this 1960s contemporary home is hidden from view. The home undergoes a remodel of gigantic proportions, starting with an extensive clearing of trees and overgrowth just to make the home visible. The next phase of the remodel brings traditional style to the facade with new construction, color and elaborate landscaping.
Homeowners Laurie and Jeff Friedman recently bought their large home in the woods with the intention of remodeling it in the traditional style they love. Designer Linda Applewhite and landscape designer Mike Wood team up to help this diamond in the rough reach its potential. They clear out old trees and brush to bring the house out into the open, and give the home a graceful traditional style with new cedar shingles, an expanded front porch, a whole new entry, and a formal English garden.
Here’s how they accomplish it: