Great rooms have replaced the ‘old’ concept of a compartmentalized home. You don’t often see living room/family room combinations these days, as every one is eager to mingle in the same area of the home! Formal and informal decor have merged. With a large great room you can still section off areas by using furniture to create spaces. Notice in the photo above, the home’s dining area is behind the seating.
Built with the inspiration of an Old World chateau, this custom home’s great room features heated stone floors, timbered trusses, and a stone woodburning fireplace. Large picture windows have tinted glass and powered shades. The custom cabinet built-ins house the flat-screen tv and media equipment. The doors are closed with hand-made Italian lock-sets that add a beefy Old-World look.
Designing your own great room?
Ideas are endless. We’ll keep posting some here.