7,000 Square Foot Longwood Renovation Wins First Place in 2005 Parade of Homes Remodelors’ Showcase

Timber home design with tall ceilings in Orlando, Florida

Reprinted from April 2005 news release.

Reminiscent of a country lodge, this 7,487 square foot whole house renovationlocated on Lake Brantley in Longwood was awarded First Place in the 2005 Parade of Homes Remodelors’ Showcase for homes $1 million dollars and higher.

Originally 2,842 square feet, an additional 2,926 square feet of new living space was added to create a grand residence. The focal point of the project is the great room–with an 18-foot ceiling, stacked stone/brick fireplace, exposed cypress beams, cast iron chandeliers and expansive built-in bookcases.

Other highlights of the project include a European-inspired kitchen with furniture-grade cabinetry; his & her bathrooms and exercise room in the master suite; a private theatre and his & her offices.

The home also includes a 1,346 square foot five-car garage and a 373 square foot screened porch.

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