Arlington Cape Cod – Main Floor Modifications

Our clients came to us with two renovation priorities for their charming 1950’s Cape Cod – add a new ensuite bathroom upstairs and open up their cramped entryway on the main level. 

The home’s front entry was a constant bottleneck for this family of four, so the goal was to open things up by removing a large section of the stair wall and modifying an existing office/hallway to create dedicated space for a drop zone. The old home office had dated paneling and bulky built-ins that were removed to create a space that’s more fitting for today’s work from home requirements. The modified layout includes space-saving French pocket doors – the glass allows light to flood into the foyer creating an open and inviting space – a far cry from the formerly dark and cramped entry. The newly refinished hardwoods with updated handrails enables the true charm of this Cape Cod to come shining through.


Arlington, VA

Project Size

Ensuite Bathroom + WIC – 130 SF
Hall Bathroom – 50 SF
Foyer/Office/Nook – 200 SF

Year Completed