Wexford Renovation, North Elevation

On the Boards with a Wexford Renovation

Wexford Renovation

This Wexford house was on the market for two years before our clients purchased it. It has some issues including: The house is very dark inside. The kitchen is small for the size of the house. The pantry is very small. The master bedroom has the smallest closet that I have seen for a master suite. There is a bedroom past the master bedroom that invades the privacy of the master bedroom. One of the garage bays cannot be backed out of without hitting the gazebo. The front has no curb appeal.

Existing Plan

Wexford Renovation existing floor plan

Wexford Renovation Plan

In the new Wexford renovation we updated the front of the house by removing the small front porch and the weird windows on the front of the garage. We moved the garage doors to the front to break up the huge unarticulated mass of the garage. The addition of the small roof over the garage further breaks up the large mass. We opened up the inside to one large great room with new large sliding doors on the view. The kitchen expanded toward the gazebo and we removed the blank walls of the gazebo that face the street. We added a breakfast area on the view. We converted the den into a bedroom and turned the old guest bedroom into the master closet. Not shown is the second floor with additional bedrooms.

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Existing House


Friday Fun

We work hard around here, but every Friday afternoon we like to get a jump start on the weekend and do something enjoyable, creatively dubbed "Friday Fun".

One day, we sketched a flower arrangement and a tiny chair using a series of drawing prompts, like blind drawing, drawing the negative space and "drawing" with wire. It was fun, and a great way to get our creative juices flowing.

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We like to take advantage of our location. If the tide is high, we can launch our kayaks and paddleboard from the yard. One day, we brought our fishing poles and threw a couple lines out....we didn't catch much, but we enjoyed being on the water.

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When its chilly outside, we like to play games. Our new favorite is Giant Jenga. Paired with appropriately dramatic music, our jenga games can get pretty intense.

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What should we do for Friday Fun at Frederick + Frederick next?