Few things are more relaxing than gazing at the water. Whether your view is the ocean or a lake, making the most of your waterfront property means capturing the beautiful surroundings. In order to maximize these views, it may be time to update your home.
Take Advantage of Stunning Water Views
Complementing its exquisite, natural surroundings, a waterfront home can be both your showcase, as well as your retreat. One way to achieve this is by making the most of the stunning views. Achieved by adding expansive windows on the water- facing side, the sparkling water greets you at every turn. Additionally, in the main living area, you may consider several sliding glass doors. When open, the doors expand the living room’s size by joining it to a welcoming screened dining porch, a fabulous terrace, or pool area.
Back inside, take stock of your existing floor plan. Does it make full use of your picturesque location? A renovation gives you the freedom to make a personal style statement from scratch. By rearranging or reshaping rooms you can move your main living spaces to the waterside. Creating an open, modern main floor allows your family and guests to move seamlessly from room to room. Updating your home with a new layout and modern amenities allows for stylish living and entertaining.
Of course the transformation is not limited to the main floor. Once upstairs, you can create the master suite of your dreams. French doors that lead to sky-high ceilings or modern, expansive sliding doors that open to a private balcony. Flood your room with both natural light and secluded water views.
When Considering a Waterfront Renovation
It must be mentioned that building and renovating waterfront homes requires design and construction expertise. Water, the very thing that draws us in with its relaxing waves, can also cause misery. Extreme weather, like high winds or flood-inducing rains, must be taken into consideration. That is why the design-build team at Gardiner & Larson are with you every step of the way. We handle the challenges of Mother Nature while at the same time ensuring you’re your dream waterfront home becomes a reality.
At Gardiner & Larson we bring over two decades of originality and quality craftsmanship to each and every project. We look forward to working with our clients to turn their ideas into an exceptional home. Contact us to discuss your home renovation in Westport, Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Weston, and the surrounding area.