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Virginia Tidewater

― Full Scale Restoration ―

Our Clients

A family with young children.

Their Desire

To restore their beautiful older home, respectful of its historic charm, while making it livable for today's family lifestyle. The 1930's 'Country' home was originally designed during the Great Depression by Frazier and Bodin and completed around 1940.

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Virginia Tidewater

― Full Scale Restoration ―

Our Clients

A family with young children.

Their Desire

To restore their beautiful older home, respectful of its historic charm, while making it livable for today's family lifestyle. The 1930's 'Country' home was originally designed during the Great Depression by Frazier and Bodin and completed around 1940.

Our Solution


We restored 7,800 square feet of the original home — replacing damaged flooring, stripping lead paint, repairing slate and copper roofing, updating baths, and rewiring original lighting fixtures.

virginia tidewater study and living restoration
virginia tidewater kitchen door millwork detail
virginia tidewater detailed millwork and hallway restoration
virginia tidewater bathroom renovation with ornate chandeliers
virginia tidewater kitchen archway detailed millwork

A complete renovation was performed on the kitchen where we also added a breakfast sunroom to the east elevation.

virginia tidewater updated kitchen and expanded breakfast sunroom
virginia tidewater newly constructed breakfast sunroom

The home's china closet was stripped and restored, and the paint was chosen to highlight the colors in the owner's china collection. The brass hardware was refurbished to its original beauty, including the floor service buttons.

virginia tidewater custom china cabinetry

We added a new family room with a covered outdoor patio and fireplace to the south end of the home.

virginia tidewater renovated family room
virginia tidewater renovated covered outdoor patio
virginia tidewater converted billiard, kitchenette, and theater space with original porcelain floor

And converted the lower basement beneath the garage into a billiard, kitchenette, and theater space while keeping the original porcelain floor.

Garden walls were created, and a motor court with two freestanding garages was added. Styled landscaping completed this 12,000 square foot restoration project.

virginia tidewater pool and landscaping
virginia tidewater landscaping and rear view of the house

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Kerry VandenHeuvel

kerry [at] kvhdesign [dot] com
404.822.7910