Front Yard From Blog Cabin 2012

Charm preserved, Blog Cabin 2012 greets the neighborhood with a new roof, relocated front entrance and durable fiber cement siding.

While the front door was relocated to accommodate a larger foyer, window position remained unaltered. "As a vacation home, we wanted to make sure our design was low maintenance and would mature beautifully without a lot of upkeep," says Jason Cameron, host of Desperate Landscapes. "I think we succeeded in respecting the neighborhood and adding to the curb appeal of a beautiful area." The addition of a stone path and lushly planted beds, defined by site-sourced boulders, lends permanence to the landscape design.  

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2012 Front Outdoor Area Tour

Chris Grundy tours the front outdoor spaces of the 2012 Blog Cabin.

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Foyer From Blog Cabin 2012

A bright, sunny entrance, made possible by the relocation of the home's staircase, offers space to stow outerwear and welcome guests.

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