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Peterssen/Keller also added a mud room on the kitchen side of the house, creating a logical access to the back lawn. Next to the living room, an original sunroom was restored. It now incorporates French doors repurposed from the original master bedroom. Other improvements involved replacing all the floors with stained oak, and introducing broad casements between living spaces to allow the light to penetrate right through the home. Rooms that experience the heaviest day-to-day wear – the kitchen, mudroom and sunroom – are finished in hard-wearing beadboard. Left and top: Seating in the living room includes a Hickory Chair sofa,