Basements are a highly underrated location in the house. Most individuals don’t have the time, energy nor resources to transform their room under the ground into a luxurious living space. In a new write up by John Byrd, he profiles one remodel that transformed a 5,100 square feet unfinished basement, with before pictures, into an entertainment space fit for a king and 80 of his closest friends. Featuring a full kitchen and bar area, sitting space and enough natural light for you to soak up the sun indoors.

Key Takeaways:

  • McLean, Washington Colonial-style home recognized for “best basement remodel” by local NARI chapter.
  • Structural issues and obstacles overcome to create a personalized, versatile, family entertainment suite.
  • Light colors and textures create a warm interior complete with wet bar, home theater, wine cellar, gaming, and guest quarters.

“A sweeping family-entertainment suite introduced into an unfinished 5,100 square foot basement has won a “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) award.”

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