With a remodeled back deck, stadium-style stairs and a flagstone patio with custom fire pit, the backyard commands attention.
Marc Bartolomeo and the Kitchen Impossible team transform an outdated kitchen – untouched for 40 years – into a cozy-chic space, complete with a beadboard ceiling, open shelving and top-of-the-line appliances.
A place to gather and reconnect, the living room boasts cozy furnishings, enviable views of the countryside and a stone fireplace topped with the home's original mantel beam.
A homey and inviting space, the bedroom successfully pairs textures, fabrics and thoughtful accents. A shiplap pine ceiling and wheat-colored wall color lend cottage elegance.
The entryway gives way to a casual-chic dining space that gracefully blends eclectic and traditional decor. The open plan, ideal for entertaining, encourages conversation.
An outdoor recreational feature selected by online voters, the basketball court offers endless hours of play for family and friends.
The property's original two-story barn is chock-a-block with vintage farm equipment and knickknacks left behind by previous property owners. The structure awaits renovation by the winner of Blog Cabin 2010.
A subtle fern theme, a soothing wall color and spa-style features define the master bathroom, compliments of Matt Muenster and the BATHtastic! crew.
A clean, uncluttered bathroom conjoins two bedrooms in the cabin’s unfurnished guest quarters.
The Desperate Landscapes crew transformed the front yard of Blog Cabin 2010 into an inviting entrance with the addition of Kentucky bluegrass sod and landscaping that incorporates easy-grow shrubs and flowering plants.
With tapered Arts-and-Crafts-style columns and durable decking, the front porch provides the perfect perch to relax and enjoy the country landscape.
Meet the winner of Blog Cabin 2010. Tony Marino hails from Matthews, a suburb of Charlotte, N.C. Visit DIYNetwork.com to read the Q&A.
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