Colonial Home With Shingle Siding, Traditional Interior and Custom Woodwork

This attractive Colonial home was remodeled both inside and out, with a shingle exterior and custom woodwork. Gabled dormers accent the exterior, and a curved driveway and stately front porch add to the curb appeal. Inside, dark wood floors offset the crisp, white walls.

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February 02, 2016

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Peter Krupenye

Photo By: Joan Schildkraut

Photo By: Joan Schildkraut

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Colonial Home Exterior Boasts Gabled Dormers

Several gabled dormers add interest and dimension to the front facade of this newly renovated home. Shingle siding also helps create texture.

Driveway Curves Around Charming Colonial Home

Charming details were added to the exterior of this 1980s colonial home, creating major curb appeal. A curved driveway, which wraps around the front and leads to a three-car garage on the side of the house, completes the classic look.

Stately Front Porch Welcomes Guests at Colonial Home

This 1980s colonial home was completely renovated on the inside and out. It was stripped of its original siding, windows and roofing, and a front porch was added to create a formal entry.

Staircase Offers View of Foyer With Custom Woodwork

This stairway offers a full view of the custom woodwork in the foyer, which was added in the home's renovation. Dark wood floors provide a gorgeous contrast to the crisp white walls.

Traditional White Foyer Boasts Grand Staircase

In the renovation of this classic colonial home, the bottom five treads of the existing stairwell were replaced and widened to provide a grand focal point in the foyer. Gorgeous white molding brightens the walls, ensuring the entry feels clean and welcoming.

Cozy Family Room Features Lovely Gray Built-Ins

Charming built-ins flank the fireplace and TV in this cozy family room. The built-ins sit further back and are painted a few shades lighter than the TV surround and mantel so as to ensure the fireplace structure is the focal point of the room.

Classic Dining Room Is Comfortable Yet Sophisticated

New molding and paneled wainscoting instill a sense of sophistication in this classic dining room. A clean-lined dining table pairs with upholstered chairs for a design that's stylish yet comfortable, and two drum shade chandeliers complete the look.

Archway Frames Traditional Dining Room

A new archway provides an elegant transition from the living room to the dining room in this traditional home. The archway coordinates beautifully with the home's existing molding.

Bright, Airy Kitchen Features Oversized Island

An oversized island centers this gorgeous kitchen, creating extra prep space and a perfect spot for casual dining. Crisp white cabinets and a white tile backsplash make the space feel bright and open. The corner of the room provides access to the butler's pantry, which offers extra storage space.

Coffered Ceiling Creates Interest in Traditional Kitchen

Half-walls with built-in storage and columns help to separate the family room from the adjacent breakfast room and kitchen. A gorgeous coffered ceiling carries throughout the spaces, brightening the home and creating interest overhead.

Traditional White Kitchen Boasts Built-In Range Hood

The custom island in this traditional kitchen features corner seating for easy conversation. White cabinets and a coordinating white range hood help create a bright, fresh atmosphere.

Farmhouse-Style Pantry Offers Ample Storage Space

The existing butler's pantry in this 1980s home was divided into a new butler's pantry and this dry pantry. The dry pantry maximizes storage space off the kitchen, offering room for food and dishes alike.

Traditional Butler's Pantry With Beautiful Wood Cabinets

This traditional butler's pantry offers behind-the-scenes storage and prep space. Grasscloth covers the walls, complementing the beautiful wood cabinets and bronze countertops.

Traditional Brown Living Room Is Sophisticated, Inviting

A detailed mantel, a coffered ceiling and arched doorways lend sophistication and elegance to this traditional living room. Warm neutrals make for an inviting atmosphere, and comfortable seating encourages guests to make themselves at home.

Sitting Room for One Is Bright, Peaceful

The dormer above the home's main entry serves as a tranquil sitting room. With three large windows and a cozy armchair, the room is a bright, comfortable spot for relaxation.

Warm, Welcoming Home Library Boasts Rich Wood Paneling

Just off the home's main entry, this cozy library offers respite from the busiest of days. The walls are completely covered in paneling, creating an overwhelming warmth that compels guests to sit for a spell.

Mudroom-Like Hallway Features Built-In Storage

Built-in storage lines the walls of this hallway, creating a mudroom-like space for stowing coats, shoes and handbags. With earthy tones and beautiful woodwork, the space boasts a definite Craftsman feel.

Calm, Relaxing Master Retreat With Fireside Seating

Neutral tones fill this transitional master bedroom, transforming the space into a retreat that feels calm and tranquil. Two armchairs are nestled by the fireplace, providing a spot for fireside conversation or relaxation.

Sophisticated Master Closet Features Built-In Storage

A vaulted ceiling and two small chandeliers create a sense of grandeur in this master bedroom closet. Built-ins line the walls, and an elegant gray island provides drawer-style storage in the center of the space.

Spa-Like Master Bathroom Boasts Gray and White Palette

In cool gray and crisp white, this gorgeous master bathroom is both bright and soothing. The marble countertop, floor and bathtub surround complement the gray walls, while white molding adds sophistication to the spa-like space.

Craft Room Boasts Ample Storage and Work Space

Built-ins on both sides of this craft room provide ample storage space for supplies, while a custom island in the center provides work space for projects. The pale green cabinets add a subtle splash of color without overwhelming the small room.

Lovely Screened Porch Offers Dining & Living Areas

Double sliding doors off this screened porch open to the family room, allowing the two spaces to seamlessly blend when desired. With a dining table, sofas and armchairs, the gorgeous porch is ideal for dining and relaxing.

Traditional Screened Porch Is Airy, Comfortable

This cozy, breezy screened porch is perfect for entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. Sofas flank the rustic stone fireplace, offering fireside seating, and a large dining table accommodates a crowd.

Rear Facade of Classic Colonial Home With Screened Porch

During this colonial home's renovation, a screened porch was added to the rear elevation. The porch, which is connected to the family room by sliding French doors, features a sitting area, fireplace and dining area for 10. Both side yards — one housing the kids' play area and the other boasting an open terrace — are visible from the porch.

Stone Walkway Leads to Beautifully Landscaped Backyard

From the garage entry, a stone path leads around the house to a landscaped backyard and an outdoor seating area. The home's landscaping coordinates with its architecture to provide seamless transitions between all spaces, both exterior and interior.

Colonial Home Boasts Screened Porch With Stone Fireplace

A 450-sqaure-foot screened porch was added to this 1980s home to create space for indoor-outdoor living. The porch features large sliding doors that connect it to the family room and a gorgeous stone fireplace for chilly nights.

Colonial Home Offers Charming Back Entry

Brown shingle siding creates texture on the exterior of this home, and chocolate brown shutters complement the siding. Stepping stones form a walkway to the home's back entry, which is nestled beside the screened porch.

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