Sarah Richardson: Big Ideas for A Big Room – The Globe and Mail

Sarah Richardson: Big Ideas for A Big Room – The Globe and Mail

Sarah Richardson: Big Ideas for A Big Room

 

A main floor family room is the equivalent of finding the Holy Grail when house shopping. Who wouldn’t love a home with room for the whole family to sprawl out in casual comfort? The problem is that most older homes in the inner city weren’t built with family rooms as part of the plan. My clients had opposing viewpoints on whether to stay local or hit the highway in search of a home with enough open area. In the end, they settled on a 1960s-era ranch style home that boasted privacy, lots of space, and a giant main floor family room oozing with vintage character – but in dire need of a major makeover…

 

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