Our latest project in Cambridge, a small single-family home, was just written up in the Boston Globe Magazine.
Three years ago, when Dee Elms and her husband, Doug Brown, first saw the single-family Cambridge house that would become their home, “it was a three-room wreck,” says Elms, a principal in Boston interior design firm Elms Interior Design. But the $300,000 asking price was right, the neighborhood was charming, and the 590-square-foot house was sited on a corner lot close to a park, so the couple signed on the dotted line and jumped into a major renovation project.
Built in 1870 with one level of living space, the house had just one bathroom “with a stall shower, no sink, and no heat,” says Elms. The couple completely revamped the main floor, turning the bathroom into a powder room, and added a second floor with two bedrooms and a full bathroom.
Read the full article here.