Unique Spaces You Won’t See in Most Home Remodels

August 25, 2017 | Blog

What comes to mind when you think about home remodeling?

Maybe it’s a kitchen transformation, a complete overhaul of a bathroom’s design, or simply installing new flooring? The home design team at James Barton Design-Build has certainly completed their share of these home renovation projects, and they’ve also had the opportunity to create some very unique spaces as well.

These custom home additions are typically built at the special request of the homeowner and are designed around a certain hobby or activity they enjoy. From preparing food and spending time outdoors to collecting rare wines and cigars, the possibilities are endless when it comes to adding unique custom spaces to a home renovation.

The home renovation team at JBDB has completed hundreds of home remodels that give homeowners the ability to do more of what they love. Check out some of these unique spaces that were recently designed around the Twin Cities:


minneapolis home remodeling and renovation companyStone Wine Cellar

By remodeling the staircase to the basement, the JBDB team was able to create a glass wall to view into the new eye-catching wine cellar. A combination of wood and metal “Vintage View” wine racking was used to maximize wine and glassware storage. Highlights of the wine cellar include cork flooring, stacked stone walls, a hand painted mural wall and custom table made from a half wine barrel. With room for over 100 bottles, this wine cellar is spacious enough to fit the tastes of any wine collector.


Home remodel, best home designLower-Level Cigar Room

These homeowners have a passion for great cigars and craved a comfortable area to enjoy them even in the coldest of Minnesota days. This lounge was built with special ventilation to prevent the cigar smoke from spreading to the rest of the house. The wood flooring and tin ceiling gave this space an iconic masculine feel while two televisions and leather furniture help transform this unique space into the perfect man cave.


minneapolis home remodeling and renovation companyLuxury Outdoor Kitchen

Just one part of a much larger outdoor renovation, this unique outdoor kitchen can’t be missed. The kitchen design features everything you’d expect in a new kitchen and dining area (granite countertops, dishwasher, refrigerator, custom cupboards, and tiled backsplash), except it’s all outside! With quick access to the pool and a large built-in grill, this unique space offers no reason to go back inside.


We want to design your unique space next!  

Bring all your design ideas to the JBDB team! We’re excited to discuss different home remodeling options and how we can bring your dream space to life. Request a home design consultation now!

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