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Benson Design & Build Project

An addition on a home over 100 years old.

This old home grew bigger with an addition that housed a new private master bedroom, walk-in closet and en suite oasis! Architectural detail complemented the existing exterior and matched the interior, including trim, flooring and even the hardware right down to the original brass screws for door hinges!

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Our team designed the home’s addition, meeting the goal of bringing the owner’s vision to life while satisfying their practical needs. Once permits were secured and tradespeople in place, excavation began, and the foundation was constructed. The new addition complemented the existing structure seamlessly and was finished with Cape Cod wood siding and natural cedar shakes to compliment the original stucco. We also installed new soffits, fascia, downspouts, grading and a deck. Lepage solid wood windows allow for lots of natural light to pour into the home.

Inside, an enlarged passage to the new addition welcomes you into the space with custom built-in cabinetry and coffered ceiling that really add to the wow factor. All the trim, from floor to ceiling, was custom milled to match existing trim. Antique door plates, knobs, hinges and even an antique grill for heat ducting, were sourced and installed to match the existing features. Hardwood strip flooring tied together the old original flooring.

The en-suite came together with a custom tiled shower, custom double vanity with reclaimed barn board and custom built-in cabinets. A water closet houses the toilet for privacy, complete with custom pocket door. Matching antique door hardware and heat grates finish this new retreat with style.

Benson Design & Build Project
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