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February Space of the Month: Hearth Rooms

A hearth room gets its named from the fireplace being the central focus in this space. It is a relaxing space where family and friends can gather together or one can curl up by the fireplace.

The Avalon

avalon hearthThis hearth room is from our most popular gallery on Houzz in 2016. The Avalon model was featured as our 2016 Winter Parade Home in the Home Builders Association Fox Cities parade. This photo is also one of our most popular photos on social media, getting many likes on both Facebook and Instagram.

The color scheme in this hearth room is darker colors besides for the accent wall featured behind the fireplace. This hearth room is the perfect space to curl up and read a book during the chilly Wisconsin fall and winter months. This space is also right off the kitchen so you can still see the rest of  your beautiful home. This fireplace has cultured stone and a painted wood mantel.

The Carabelle 


This Carabelle hearth room has both a symmetrical and luxurious feeling. The high cathedral ceiling in this room with the chandelier in the highest point, give this hearth room an open feeling because it is so tall. The evergreen color featured on the walls mixed with the dark stained floor and white framed windows and fireplace give this space a different look. This room is very symmetrical due to the fireplace being in the center and a window on either side that take up most of the wall space. The fireplace has realstone panels and  a white painted mantel above as well as an accent color on the walls.

The Claremont 

claremont on eden hearth

Like the Carabelle above, this hearth room also has a cathedral ceiling with a chandelier at the highest point. The stand out piece in this room is the fireplace that starts at the floor and goes all the way up to the ceiling. This fireplace features cultured stone and a stained wood mantel. The floors in this space are luxury vinyl tile. Sliding glass doors and large windows around the fireplace allow for tons of natural lighting.

Custom Home

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This hearth room, featured in one of our custom homes, has different features from many of the others. This room looks more like a great room due to the carpet flooring and layout of the room. The fireplace is still the main focus of this room. It is made of realstone panels that have a lighter color scheme with a dark stained wood surround and mantel. Behind the fireplace is an accent wall and on the side two long windows.

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The most distinctive feature in this hearth room is the office/study area. There is a small desk with a large side cabinet unit as well as a cabinet unit above. There is cabinet, drawer and shelf space in this unit. Working from home or studying for school in this space is perfect because you not only get a view from the windows but you can also feel the warmth of the fireplace.

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