Interior design for a 'home within a home'. The space will become a master suite, with a 720 s/f great room on the first floor. The area marked 'Den' is split into two offices, and the area marked 'office' is actually a kitchen, with a 9' opening for counter service to the great room. The upstairs bedrooms will be combined into one MBR with a full bathroom.
We have only owned the home for two weeks.
The 1st floor ceiling height is runs from 10" at the front to 25' or so to the peak. The floor covering for the 36 x 20 bottom floor is very important to us. We are considering a polished concrete with area rugs.
We would like to stone or brick the wall leading to the pool area. We would also consider a gas fireplace there or elsewhere in the room. The ceiling for the room is exposed wood - looks nice and needn't change at all.
The exterior will be need to be changed from red pine to either stone or brick.
Budget and 'cool factor' will be the primary consideration.