Blending the past with the present might have been a daunting task for a less experienced architect, but Bradley Wheeler was more than up for the challenge of renovating the home while also more than doubling its original size.
They say that true beauty shines from within, and Ryan McCoon of Endura Performance Homes certainly holds that to be true. When he talks about this stunning 3,308-square-foot home that won Judge’s Choice Best Overall in the Parade of Homes, he always reverts to his passion: energy efficiency and a healthy home.
This is something Ryan Hill of DLH Builders gives a lot of thought to. “Placement is just as important as the structure because the beauty of the property adds to the beauty of the home. I pride myself on protecting the integrity of Torch Lake because I love it.”
Contractor Shaun Gober of EETKO Builders is always looking for new ideas to incorporate into his building projects. Those ideas come from a variety of sources. While on vacation, he read an article on the growing popularity of the Modern Farmhouse in an industry magazine.
The expansive, Craftsman-inspired home with four bedrooms, four full baths, and two half-baths, is situated on hole 14 at the 250-yard mark on the Mountain Ridge golf course
Ryan McCoon, president of Traverse City-based Endura Performance Homes, explains how beauty goes well beyond skin deep in this Home Builders Association Grand Traverse Area - Parade of Homes Judges Choice Overall Award winner.
Located on a Lake Michigan critical dune in the Frankfort area, this unique 1970s-era home spoke to the homeowners when they first saw it. Though the home didn’t fit their needs perfectly when they purchased it, they saw the potential for all that the home could be.
They met with some builders, but no one really understood their vision until Jeff Simonis of Simonis Custom Home Building and Remodeling came along. “Not every builder is as enthusiastic as Jeff is,” say the homeowners. “Jeff said, ‘I can work with this.’” Together, they began a journey that would transform the lackluster dud into the home of their dreams.
It’s nearly impossible to pull off: Build an addition that stays true to the original gorgeous character of the house while adding updates that seamlessly integrate past and present...
Head down the dirt road, through the century-old cherry orchard, and past the tall pine grove until you come to the water.