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Remodeled Residence 3,001 to 6,000 Square Feet

Lake Quivira Reimagined

This Lake Quivira property is the owner’s childhood home. The goal was to lighten and brighten everything, eliminating the heavy-handed Tudor style. One of the project’s major challenges was the kitchen and dining area. The client desired a chef’s kitchen with an extensive island and plenty of storage, which required moving walls, making the ceiling height appropriate for the space and adding windows and doors. A row of front-facing kitchen windows provided much-needed light and a modern aesthetic. The new linear design made room for the large, butterfly-matched quartz island in the middle of the kitchen. Optimally configured, the island’s open-ended left side houses five stools and leaves ample room for storage on the opposite side.

The project team kept the original step down into the family room that transitions from the dining and music rooms while maintaining the open floor plan. The original space where the grand piano sits—once a dim seating area and office space—now feels airy and inviting thanks to added windows and the absence of the hallway wall leading to the primary bedroom. That room was also altered within the existing footprint.

A bright-white paneled wall reinvigorates the curved staircase at the entry. The team also changed the front door, enlarged the turret window, designed a custom awning and added coach lights to the exterior. Painted brick in a German schmear finish and a new front-side porch bring the elevation to life.


Marshall Home Design

Interior Designer

SID & Company


Renovations by Starr Homes


Matt Kocourek


Accessories and Furnishings: SID & Company   Cabinets: Parks Cabinets

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