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the new addition. This ensures the owners can look right through the house and enjoy the view of the rear garden from the living room.” Schoonover says that while the owners like a traditional look, they wanted their home to be equal parts practicality and luxury. “The interior also needed visual continuity. I specified a natural linen color for the walls in the living areas, contrasting this with pure white trims.” For most of the window treatments, white painted shutters, rather than drapes, were chosen. The white oak flooring features a polyurethane finish that is two part