D'Avella Residence Additions

Essex Fells, 2016

The D'Avella Residence is an existing one-story ranch style home located in Essex Fells, New Jersey. The existing site is approximately 1.34 acres and slopes down to a small stream toward the rear of the property.  The existing home has a total area of 2977 square feet including a two-car garage.  The proposed design will add approximately 1850 square feet of living space on the first floor and 970 square feet at the basement level, bringing the overall building area to just under 5800 square feet. The client's program comprised of several additions including a new main entrance and remodeled foyer, a new master suite, a new dining room and guest suite on the main level, and a new family room at the walk-out basement level. The program also included a detached yoga studio and full size bocce court.