Cottage Revival-Fireplace

The arched door in the living room is the original entry and had been the only one. The stone fireplace, also original, had probably been used to heat the entire […]

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Cottage Revival-Entryway

This entryway—also used as a mudroom of sorts—is part of an addition that extends the entire length of the back of the home. The door to the right (just visible) […]

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Cottage Revival-Breakfast Area

BREAKFAST AREA | Just off the kitchen, the breakfast room has additional leaded-glass windows and another window seat—this one curved—that sits atop a radiator cover. Ladder back chairs with cane […]

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Cottage Revival

A designer helps a former apartment dweller transform a cotswold cottage-like stone home. Mark Polinski grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and moved east because he wanted to […]

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Cottage Revival-Living Room

The arch at left in the living room had been a solid wall. The wall came down to open up the space to the new foyer addition. The ceiling beams […]

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Cottage Revival-Bathroom

SHOWER AND TUB | The arch theme found elsewhere in the home shows up here above the shower and soaking tub, which has a vaulted ceiling. It’s clad in white subway […]

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Cottage Revival-Kitchen

KITCHEN | The new kitchen evokes one appropriate to the original early-1900s cottage. “We wanted the kitchen to look like individual furnishings were added over the years. For example, the […]

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Cottage Revival-Foyer

This new foyer space, just off the new entryway, is also part of the addition. The three-paneled stained-glass window is new but fits the style and spirit of the cottage-like […]

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Cottage Revival-Master Bathroom

MASTER BATHROOM | The custom cabinetry includes two vanities (one is shown) on each side of a window seat topped by a window dressed in a taupe, gray and beige panel […]

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