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Before rest of the interior. Notably, the kitchen was moved to the opposite side of the large living area, and internal walls removed to open up the space. “At some period, former owners had replaced the original kitchen with more traditional cabinets that did not fit in with the era of the house,” says Waddell. “In moving the kitchen across the room, we were also able to introduce full-height fixed windows and doors to the side of the room with the best outlook, so there is now a private, unobstructed view.” Facing page and left: The formal dining area remains in the same location, but is now quite separate from the entry. The exposed brick wall was one of the defining features of the original ’60s architecture. An LZF Lamps pendant light above the table adds a touch of drama. Above: A family living area, positioned at the far end of the house, is the main television room. This room also maximizes the leafy, woodland outlook. more renovations at trendsideas.com/go/usren 35