Project Spotlight: Backyard outdoor living space addition includes converting an existing covered porch into a sunroom, installing new stamped concrete patio with timber framed roof extension and a stone fireplace. In total, four separate but connected spaces were designed and built allowing the family to utilize more of their beautifully landscaped yard and increasing the living and entertaining spaces for their home.

Before & After Floorplans

Existing Backyard & As-Built Site Plan
Proposed Plan New Patio, Pavilion, Fireplace & Sunroom

Project Scope & Details

Project Year: 2023

Project Cost: $200,001 – $500,000

  • Enclose the existing 230sf covered porch to convert to a new sunroom with access to new outdoor spaces through a new doorway.
  • Keep existing window locations & door into the home.
  • Install five new double-hung windows on the west wall.
  • LVT flooring was installed for ease of maintenance.
  • Replace existing lighting and ceiling fan.
Interior view of proposed sunroom addition
  • New stamped concrete patio 820sf.
  • Build timber frame roof extension of cedar over 285sf middle section of new patio.
  • Build seating bar to accommodate 12.
  • Install stone veneer around bar seating with a granite countertop.
Proposed rendering sunroom addition exterior & outdoor living space.
  • Build new 2-sided masonry fireplace with stone veneer and gas starter.
  • Install into the ceiling of the pavilion 10 can lights, 2 electric outdoor heaters and a combo fan-light.
  • Provide new electric service in the fireplace chimney for TV installation.
outdoor living addition
Elevations of proposed fireplace an roof extension.

After Photos

View full project photos on Houzz. Watch a video tour of this project on our YouTube channel! Want inspiration for your outdoor living project? Visit the Outdoor Living & Exteriors Portfolio on our website!

Development, Design & Build Team

Project Developer & Designer Katie Florjancic, UDCP
Design Consultant Shannon Tannehill, UDCP
Project Manager Justin Juenger, CRPM

Ready to Get Started on Your Sunroom or Outdoor Living Space Addition? Contact our Client Relations Coordinator by calling 614-459-4000 or visit our website.