Modern Coastal Home Remodel
We recently had some clients in San Diego’s North County neighborhood of 4S Ranch. They loved the home they’d lived in for 10 years, but didn’t like the segregated feel of the main living level.
An enclosed stairwell and pantry, placed just inside the front door, split the living room, kitchen, and dining room into separate dark, confined spaces. It was time to open up the space and bring in some light, and they succeeded with a light and airy coastal design.
We built and stained the new stair treads and handrails to match the flooring, for an integrated, purposeful look. Stainless steel rods running with the slope of the stairs completed the open feel of the new stairs, while still meeting current safety standards.
White perimeter cabinets combined with a dark-blue island and wine bar bases give the kitchen a distinct coastal vibe without appearing too beachy. We added a second row of upper cabinets to the original design. These have glass doors and integrated lighting and maximize the light, spacious, “greatroom” aura of the new, open lower level.
We fabricated the island countertop so the stovetop sits flush with the surface, giving a seamless, integrated look and feel to the spacious island. For a touch of nostalgia and nautical flair, the client selected brass light fixtures and cabinet pulls as the perfect accents, to make the new kitchen space feel like home.
- Lamberti Bianco quartzite countertops
- Natural stone mosaic
- Geometric 3D tiles
- Miele appliances
- Samsung smart refrigerator