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"The Hammond House" First Period home in the Olde Chestnut Hill neighborhood. Great care was taken in preserving the property’s warmth of historic details enhancing and transforming the key living areas. Contemporary intervention in balance with the home’s traditional character makes the home unique, unlike any other that exceeds all expectations. With original wooden beams, ornate moldings and original fireplaces, every corner exudes elegance and refinement. When it's time to entertain, this home has everything needed to impress. Spacious living and dining areas are perfect for hosting intimate gatherings or gracious entertaining. The expansive outdoor space provides a perfect backdrop for al fresco dining and relaxing. Finally, for those who demand the best in convenience and luxury, this home features a two-car garage for your vehicles, as well as smart technology throughout.
Project Highlight Video
Kitchen / Family Room Addition with view of new catwalk
The new rear addition transforms the entire house and becomes the centerpiece of the entire project. A new roof with skylights flood the new kitchen and family room space with light and open up the 2nd floor catwalk connecting the two wings.
"BEFORE" Library - expanded and converted to new Kitchen and Family Room
New 2nd floor catwalk open to below
What was once a low, dark hallway that was difficult to navigate is now opened up to the new addition below and makes crucial connections to the various spaces of the expansive floor plan.
Catwalk conversion during construction
Original 1600's Dining Room
Original Dining Room
Updated 1600's Living Room
"Before" 1600's Living Room
Original 1600's Mantle
Original 8-foot wide mantle, brick fireplace and wood paneling is preserved and highlighted.
New Double-Height Entry Foyer
Music Room - Restored and updated early 1900's Right Wing
New Master Bath
New Master Bedroom
"Before" Front Facade
The existing facade had seen many updates that had deviated from what would have characterized the original structure. Great care was taken to determine the proper shade of brown to match the "Paul Revere House" in Boston's North End, while also restoring the white door and trim to what would have been a matching color to the main house.
Rear Addition and New Courtyard with Outdoor Kitchen
Family Room / Kitchen Addition with view of new catwalk
Kitchen / Family Room Addition
Family Room / Kitchen view from 2nd floor catwalk
Original hall under low roof
The original hallway connecting the two wings had a low ceiling and completely isolated from the spaces below.
Updated 1600's Dining Room
Original 1600's dining room. Posts and beams are left exposed, flooring and fireplace are repaired and refinished, while trim work and paint freshen up the space for modern day living.
Chestnut Hill Hammond House - Historic Addition / Whole-house Remodel
Restored original 8-foot wide 1600's fireplace and mantle that make up part of the original masonry "core" of the house.
Original wide floor planks salvaged and restored to their historic beauty.
The existing facade had seen many updates that had deviated from what would have been in the original details.
"Before" - Music Room - early 1900's Right Wing
Music Room in the Right Wing prior to construction.
"BEFORE" - Master Bedroom
"BEFORE" rear view from Courtyard