TRANQUIL TONE

Lake Oswego, Oregon

After living in her Mountain Park home for many years, it was time for this homeowner to infuse her own personality into the space and open the kitchen. By removing the walls between the adjacent dining and living rooms, the kitchen is now connected to the main living areas of the home. The mostly white space is punctuated by warm-tone Madrone hardwoods milled in Southern Oregon. The clean and simple color palette lets the serene backyard and natural backdrop become the focus. The homeowner enjoys most meals at the eat-in kitchen table since the built-in bench seat creates a comfortable spot to hang out.

Challenges

  • Existing kitchen was cramped with a peninsula that divided the space
  • Removed soffits where possible in kitchen but needed to work with existing structural headers in ceiling
  • Existing large windows with views to backyard are great for bringing outside in but did not allow for upper cabinet storage

Solutions

  • Removed wall between dining room and kitchen
  • Eliminated partial wall between kitchen and family room
  • Maximized cabinetry on one, full-height wall
  • Created lower cabinetry storage through base cabinets under windows and built-in benches with hidden storage on other two walls
  • Added ceiling hung shelving for glassware

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“Sierra was my rock, and David was always responsive and kind.”

- DENISE /  Lake Oswego Kitchen Remodel

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  • “Mountainwood Homes exceeded my expectations. The quality of the work is excellent and others who have seen it have been very impressed. Remodels are tough and the folks at Mountainwood made it as painless as possible; they were a delight to work with.”

    Anne C. / Portland, Oregon remodel

  • “We cannot say enough good things about Mountainwood Homes. We highly recommend them for any project!”

    Tony & Danielle T. / Portland, Oregon master bathroom remodel

  • “Everyone from Mountainwood was very professional and did their best to make sure we were pleased every step of the way. They worked really hard to be respectful of our space and keep things running on schedule even though we kept adding new projects. Heather was incredible in guiding our vision with her design expertise. Steve Hunt – the nicest man in the world – was incredibly patient with us and went out of his way to make sure things were just right. We really appreciated Adam’s perfectionism with our fireplace – it turned out great! Every single person from Mountainwood was extremely friendly and we enjoyed having them in our home. Thank you!”

    Brad & Kim P. / Lake Oswego, Oregon kitchen remodel

  • “We have very busy work schedules and our Mountainwood team took care of everything. All we had to do was make decisions. They are an excellent partner. We'll work with them again for future needs.”

    Ryan W. / Tualatin, Oregon remodel

  • “We so emphatically recommend Mountainwood Homes to anyone who is looking to update, remodel or upgrade their home in any way. Every step of the process is outlined and questions are answered often before they are even asked. Budget and design preferences are addressed every step of the way and the value for services rendered is outstanding. Communication is impeccable! If they will have us, Mountainwood Homes is stuck with us for life!”

    Tim V. / Tualatin, Oregon kitchen remodel

  • “I cannot say enough how much I enjoyed working with Greg. He was very knowledgeable and professional, He was able to handle the changes in the schedule, calm me down when things didn't always go the way it was planned, and made the remodel an easier process than I expected. Also, Greg is a great person: kind, respectful, an all-around good guy. I consider him to be a friend of mine.”

    Linda F. / Beaverton, Oregon remodel

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