Well we are entering the completion stage of Old Savannah and she should be going on the market within the next week! With this being the end (sniff, sniff) of our first project, it’s time to recap the transformation.
When we purchased Old Savannah, she was lacking a bit of character on the exterior. Blue trim. Blue shutters. Metal front door. Zero landscaping.
Old Savannah was well-loved, but needed to be brought into the 21st century. We began with the foyer. Her walls had a lovely border along the chair rail and her floors were linoleum. Now, we have expanded the entry into the family room, painted the walls, and installed hardwoods. Through the view below, you can also see how we removed the family room closet that partially obstructed the path.
The front of the house needed the least amount of work. The entire home had floors covered in original green shag carpet, but fortunately we uncovered beautiful hardwoods throughout. This being said, the living, dining, and two guest bedrooms only needed carpet removal & a fresh coat of paint (after removing dining wallpaper).
Our greatest & most rewarding challenge, was the transformation of the family room, kitchen, and breakfast room. We loved how removing the paneling & replacing it with Sheetrock lightened the space. And speaking of natural lighting…let’s talk about the wall we removed to open up the kitchen, breakfast room, and family room. Allowing natural light across this living space, highlights so many features, including the fireplace which was hardly noticeable before. (So much more to discuss about these rooms, that we will leave them for our next post.)
The master & guest bedrooms needed minimal work, carpet removal and a fresh coat of paint.
The bathrooms were our second biggest challenge. We gutted the hall bath down to the studs and replaced everything…tub, toilet, vanity, lighting, and flooring.
Fortunate for us, the master bath was already partially gutted. We completed the demo and reconfigured a bit. We installed a gorgeous oversized shower with a pebble stone floor. A new vanity & toilet were installed as well as custom shelves. Our favorite feature in the bath was definitely the updated ceramic tile floor that had a vintage feeling to it.
We could not have done any of this without a village of people, including Cunningham Contractors, Jon’s Electric, Carrie Rivera, and plenty of others that we will remember once this is posted.
Stay tuned to our next blog featuring more details of the Family Room, Breakfast Room, & Kitchen renovation.