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2022 BRIDGE AWARD WINNER (600K - 700K)
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Daniel Builders was named 2022 Bridge Awards Winner for “Best Overall, Best Bathroom, Best Kitchen, and Best Exterior in a Full Home Remodel $600K-$700K” for the “Carnelda Drive” house.
The Bridge Awards are presented annually by GBS Building Supply and produced by the Home Builders Association of Greenville to recognize excellence in craftsmanship and professionalism in the Home Building industry in the Upstate.
"THIS PROJECT PRESENTED SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGES FOR OUR TEAM. SO MUCH OF THE ORIGINAL STRUCTURE WAS POORLY CONSTRUCTED. THE MORE WE DEMOED, THE MORE WE REALIZED WE NEEDED TO DEMO UNTIL WE NEARLY HAD A BLANK CANVAS. GETTING THE PROJECT TO AN AWARD-WINNING LEVEL IS A LOT OF VALIDATION FOR OUR TEAM."
- BOB CORD, DANIEL BUILDERS
At the project kick-off, the client sincerely asked, “Is this not the ugliest house you’ve ever seen?” They went on to describe their vision for their home which included a more modern feel, higher ceilings, more natural light, space to entertain friends and family and to be able to see straight through the entrance of the house to beautiful Lake Keowee. The original home had low ceilings, dark wood paneling on the walls and several small rooms that made entertaining very difficult. The clients desired a more modern look on the exterior which we achieved by raising the roof, adding some architectural interest at the entry, painting the stone and using a composite material on some of the siding and decking to give a wood look without the added maintenance. Some unique features of the inside of the house included: a vaulted ceiling with timber beams, wood slat wall in the bar area, a hidden pantry entrance in the kitchen, a Zen-like shower with loose stones in one master bath and tile slat walls and a walnut floating vanity in the other. Wood beams in the ceilings highlighted the drastic change in ceiling height as did the new clerestory windows. This home went from being a dark and dreary 1970’s ranch to a sleek contemporary lake home filled with lots of natural light and wood elements, reminding you that it is a lake house after all and it’s ALL about that VIEW!!