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50s rambler Seattle remodel - remodeler Seward Park

second-story 50's rambler addition & bumpout


This Seward Park '50s rambler was itching to break out and up into a Northwest contemporary. A 2-story atrium bumpout encompassing the dining room and upper hall provides Lake Washington views. Steel railings, travertine tile and natural fir trim and doors bring this home into the new century and into the light. Completed 2007.

Architect: Caron Architecture

project features


  • The Kolbe & Kolbe entry door has frosted glass for privacy, and leads directly to the stairs to the second floor
  • The upper hall doubles as a lookout onto the expansive 2-storm atrium windows and down into the dining room
  • The kitchen features cherry cabinets, granite counters and blown-glass pendant lights over the eating area

project photos


Click on the thumbnails to read the story of this second story rambler addition.
With modern lines and materials, this 50s rambler addition is a complete transformation, a modern addition Seattle The renovated kitchen is in the same location as the old one, but features cherry cabinets, granite counters and blown-glass pendant lights over the eating area, remodel Seattle rambler The fridge and ovens are tucked into a hall leading to the new dining room The Kolbe and Kolbe entry door has frosted glass for privacy, and leads directly to the stairs to the second floor The living room has a light cove that conceals ductwork on one side, seattle rambler addition The during photo of the living room shows how much the ceiling height in the room increased on this Seattle rambler addition Railings are steel stringer inside and out The upper hall doubles as a lookout onto the expansive 2-storm atrium windows and down into the dining room, rambler remodel Seattle A drop-in tub surrounded by travertine tile is made for relaxation The shower directly to the side features a frameless glass enclosure and more travertine The exterior of the home is a mix of Hardiplank siding and panels with aluminum trim at the atrium.  It lends an industrial look to the facade, and adds interest to the entire home Before: Classic 50s rambler with brick, in need of a remodel Seattle rambler After: Clean lines, obscured glass railings at the master suite deck, and a whole new way of enjoying this Seward Park neighborhood


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