The fireplace is positioned on the floor in the family room so the TV (covered up by barn-style doors) will be at a more comfortable viewing height. Built-ins keep displays organized & the upper lighting illuminates collie tables & draws the eye up.
Simple impressive ladder stairs up to loft bedroom - 480 Sq. Kanga Cottage Cabin with screened porch. Nick, I really like the idea and look of this ladder/stairs for Bay - as opposed to the regular ladder pictured with the loft design she likes.
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Garage converted to family room. Carriage-style doors replaced overhead garage door, in order to easily convert back to garage if needed. (Would the carriage doors keep heat a/c in? Very interesting idea.