Talked to contractor...need to scale back the plan
This is my smaller version of the plan...just a quick cut and tape, with the new kitchen/keeping room. This is where I'm thinking about adding beams, since it's the oldest part of the house.
Thank you for taking a quick look and please let me know what you think. The hot tub is no longer off the bedroom, but it is by the powder room and closer to the water supply. No door outside, in this plan, but we may add a few feet to both porches, so there could be a walkway between the tub and bathrooms, with a door out to the garden, on that side. Still debating about that...
The kitchen has large windows over the sink, with the range on the outside wall and the oven/microwave opposite, built into the wall. The island is butcherblock with a marble piece (the little square on the drawing).
Although this is a much smaller plan, it still has the big kitchen/keeping room that we really want and there is space for two bedrooms and a small bath upstairs...and a rec room, under the living room/master bedroom area. So, larger than it looks, on paper. And, more money left over, when we're done...so we can still do some fun things after the remodel. Or just have some extra money, for all the unexpected costs :) From Fairy tale cottage
Idea for exterior (needs the kitchen/greenhouse additions added to it) From Lavender Lass farmhouse pictures
Laura Calder's kitchen (inspiration for my new kitchen plan) From Lavender Lass farmhouse pictures