Originally built in 1818, the mill in the Village of Waterford was a hub of activity in the community. It was in use under multiple owners until it was bought by the Waterford Foundation in 1944. Restoration of the mill had been considered several times, but its many issues and the costs delayed progress. In 2022, Carpenter Beach began the interior restoration, starting with the hurst frame, which ... Continue Reading
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The Red Fox Inn has been a landmark since 1728. A block away, the Stray Fox suites and cottages offer additional space for overnight guests. Carpenter Beach was called in to restore and modernize the rooms. We added luxury bathrooms to each space, gutting and rebuilding space in eight suites and adding new fire alarms, electrical, plumbing, and lighting. Since the rooms have a historical look ... Continue Reading
Preserving and restoring the Hanson House, built in 1870, on the property of a newly built 257-acre park helped to give visitors a sense of the land’s history. Both the exterior and interior of the home were badly neglected. We restored the entire structure, down to the stone foundation and back to the wooden beams, with modern materials and utilities to allow the Park to use the space without ... Continue Reading
Carpenter Beach expanded the manor house of a beautiful 1880s estate in Bluemont. The project added a large kitchen addition where an enclosed porch once stood to replace a smaller kitchen that was last updated 40 years ago. The work included foundation and exterior work, interior finishes, landscape work, stone and stucco, and a copper roof and gutters. Local Woods was used for the ... Continue Reading
With views of Legard Farm Lake and the surrounding property, this whole-home renovation was conceived by architect Tom O’Neill. Our exterior improvements included new windows and doors and the addition of a wrap-around porch. Inside, every room got a refresh or a rebuild, with reclaimed wood flooring from Local Woods and a primary suite featuring a luxurious bathroom and an incredible ... Continue Reading
When our clients purchased their new home, they loved everything about the location and the bones of the house, but parts of the home weren’t up-to-date and didn’t fit their style. They contracted us to renovate the space. They took the dated kitchen and living room and turned them into a beautiful open-concept kitchen and dining room filled with light and a user-friendly island. The ... Continue Reading