Yes, the shots above are front-yard views of the exact same house on Kimberley Lane in Memorial Hollow, before (at top) and after a thoroughly de-Modernizing revamp completed earlier this year. Just about every sixties-era feature of the original home has been scrapped and “corrected” with — well, something else. The ask for this brilliant flip: a $224K premium over the sales price of the home from December of last year. You are so welcome:
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The light-filled den above? Let’s not even start with the problems with it. But note the remarkable improvements made in the remodeling, simply by getting rid of those non-standard “windows,” and replacing them with windows that look so much more — how-to-say? — window-like:
Plantation shutters are included! More direct before-and-after shots of the living room, instantly cozified with the addition of paint, contrasting trim, and wood flooring:
It’s not clear from the photos what these new French doors on the other side of the room replaced, but whatever it was couldn’t have been this French:
In the entry, away went the double doors:
In the dining room, only the chandelier survives:
In the kitchen: presto, granite-o:
Breakfast area before and afters:
It’s hard to tell from the photos which of the 2,381-sq.-ft. 1962 home’s 4 bedrooms ended up as which, but here are the ho-hum, circa 2011 originals:
And their far more refined and cheerier replacements:
In the bathrooms, tired and cliched tilework . . .
gave way to these distinctive updates:
In the back of the 8,800-sq.-ft. lot, a pruned version of this original tree remains!
Isn’t that mulch better?
The home sold for $425,000 in December 2011. After the renovations, the new owner put it back on the market in June for $679,000. It’s been listed for $649,000 since mid-July.