Before & After Photos
This East Oakland Park home was a major remodel & expansion. We used this half acre lot to create a tranquil escape for the new owner right in the middle of the hustle & bustle of city-life.
The 100% all-original late-1950’s Florida ranch was in dire need of help all-around. Sitting on a large overgrown double-lot the project earned its’ name ‘Jungle Too.’ Originally built as a tiny 2-bedroom 2-bath home, the all-original structure was dark, dated and non-functional as a modern home. The kitchen was closed off from the living and dining areas as was typical of architecture at the time it was built.
The heavily over-grown lot had plenty of mature specimen trees that formed the basis for creating this South Florida retreat.
The home was gutted to the block with two new additions: one a lateral wing that would house the new master suite, and the second an expansion and enclosure for the open carport into a large two-car garage. Leveraging Janie’s interior architecture and interior design skills the entire structure was redesigned, rebuilt and brought up to current building codes. New window and patio door openings flood the home with light and views of the landscape and designer pool.
More than a dozen dumpsters of concrete and aspahlt were trucked out of the property with nearly 20-truck loads of soil trucked back in to sculpt the new landscape and pool area. The interior was designed to honor and welcome the feel of nature into the living spaces.