A wide room made multiple seating areas possible. Putting two sofas back-to-back to accomplish seating while keeping access to the deck unprohibited. Splattered pattern rugs soften the hickory hardwood floors and create a mirror image in the seating spaces. A rustic fireplace surround creates a grand separation between the two balcony access doors.
In the renovation of the home, designers worked hard to gracefully integrate modern comforts into the historic structure. Here, residents can cozy up by a large fireplace and take in a wide stretch of bay views.
A charming outdoor fireplace is accessed by a stepping stone path, creating a fairy tale-worthy backyard nestled fittingly into the Hollywood hills. Wide French doors allow fluid motion between the home's interior and its outdoor space.
This bluestone patio is equally prepared to handle formal gatherings and family fun. A ping pong table sits in the middle of a wide open space between dining area and fireplace lounge. Bluestone pavers continue the look over to the pool.
In this kitchen renovation, a large fireplace was removed and replaced with a 10-foot wide sliding door to show off the home's views. All new chef-grade appliances in stainless steel add to the sleek, polished look.
Focal points in the renovated space become the double-sided fireplace with stucco surround and exposed wood beams and arched doorways. "You've got the nice wide openings," says Joanna, "but you also have that quaint, cozy feel."
A beautiful black-and-white fireplace with elaborate molding sits at the center of the elegant formal dining room. The floor is left bare of rugs, allowing the wide-plank hardwood to gleam and complement the simple chairs and wood dining table.
Focal points in the renovated space become the double-sided fireplace with stucco surround and exposed wood beams and arched doorways. "You've got the nice wide openings," says Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines, "but you also have that quaint, cozy feel.