Connecting the spaces allows more social interaction between family members and guests. Expansive floor to ceiling windows can add a Mid Century Modern appearance to the interior as well as the exterior of the home.Inside, the new bath and kitchen, which are added, provide the project highlights.Split level homes can be an attractive option for homeowners in terms of privacy and affordability, and they’re terrific candidates for remodeling as well.The house is finally finished, and Bob takes the grand tour.First, he tours the exterior, taking in the finished landscape, exterior paint job, gutter installation, and trellis.Bob tours the newly furnished and appointed Plymouth project house with the interior designer.Throughout, there is a mix of formal and informal pieces, which all correspond to the look and feel of the new entry addition, a space with exposed timber.These homes offer tremendous opportunities for expansion and contemporary styling. Most split level homes have walls separating the kitchen, dining room and living room and low ceilings that make the living room feel closed in.
Bob Vila is in Plymouth, MA, to oversee the remodel of a worn-out, 17-year-old raised ranch with problems familiar to many homeowners.The façade is re-sided and repainted, windows are replaced, and a new entry is built.The layout of these tri level homes consists of a midlevel entry and public rooms, a den and garage on the lower level and bedrooms and bathrooms on the upper floor.With small windows and a shallow pitched roof, split level homes are not typically considered one of the most architecturally interesting home styles; however, adding detail to the façade or extending the entryway can add character.Then Bob reviews the basement-- the new carpeting and paneled rec room.
Finally, Bob zeroes in on the decor, discussing it with the interior designer.