The front door and entry stay in the same location. The cantilevering upper level creates cover for the front porch.
The stair to the new upper level with frosted glass guardrails and nicer entryway.
The kitchen has been enlarged, opened up, and updated.
Previously, the kitchen wall would have been in the way of this view. New lower cabinets are darker and uppers are white.
New space was added from the fireplace over, allowing for much more daylight and nicer views from the main spaces.
A new 3-sided replaces a heavy stone one. New triple doors open up to the backyard.
The new stairwell also acts as a light well.
The parents' bedroom gets nice mountain views and lots of light with a cozy window seat.
The dressing room leading to the parents' bath provides a calm, spa-like feel and adds lots of storage.
Tall windows bring the mountain views into the bathroom, too, without sacrificing privacy.
View of the backyard.
A second level was added here to a rather plain existing home that was small and dark. The main level was also extended and opened up and bedrooms were added above.