Stroll by this carefully restored Tudor Revival home – which has presided over its venerable Boston-area address for well over a century – and you’d never guess that what remains of its original interior can probably be counted on the fingers of your two hands. Everything inside – such as stunning built-in china cabinets and the wood paneling throughout the first floor – might look as if it’s been lovingly restored, but it’s actually been built from scratch to recreate the graciousness of a period house. The result: an updated take on a traditional home that fits its young family’s lifestyle as perfectly as it does its centuries-old neighborhood. PREVIOUS PAGES: The design of the china cabinet’s glass echoes the house’s original window details, including historic “wavy” glass. Blue glass accent dots were added to complement the interior design and the brass inlay on the fireplace surround also incorporated blue dots (made of tile). ABOVE AND RIGHT: Part of the kitchen ceiling was removed to connect the room to the rest of the house and bring in more light. The breakfast nook windows, made with historical spun rondel glass, were doubled in size for additional light.
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