Modern screen porch with timeless materials in Shawnee KS

Shawnee KS Archadeck vaulted ceiling porch with fireplace lrThis Shawnee KS screened porch seamlessly brings together timeless, traditional, and modern. Integrating a rich Ipe Brazilian floor and a ceiling finished with tongue and groove cedar, the room gets it warm and rich contrast to the bright and airy walls and fireplace. The fireplace has a light-colored stone fascia. The railing walls creatively mix together a low kneewall as well as railing. This wall provides some privacy along with visibility into the yard. The furniture continues the theme of contrast and simplicity with lightly colored sofas and a bright focal chair.

Taking a look through the screened area in the photo above, you’ll notice that the fireplace was strategically placed on the wall. A fireplace will will obstruct a view so it’s important to design the fireplace in an area of the room where you might want to block the view. This fireplace placement obstructs the view of the immediate neighbor’s house while Shawnee porch with outdoor firepalce and TV lropening up the view to the yard and landscaping. In this picture, you’ll see how the screen placement also provides a view to the homeowners’ hot tub area that was incorporated into the outdoor portion of this dream outdoor living space and to the children’s play area.

The fireplace wall has a TV mounted above the gas ventless fire box. This room truly mixes together timeless, traditional and modern. For a tour of the exterior portion of this Shawnee outdoor living space, read more about the Ipe hot tub deck and patio.

The open gable roof creates a bright and airy feel in the room. Also notice the electrical amenities of lighting and installed speakers.

The open gable roof creates a bright and airy feel in the room. Also notice the electrical amenities of lighting and installed speakers.

Steve Folsom - Kansas City deck and porch builder

Steve Folsom – Kansas City deck and porch builder

If you’re considering adding a new deck, porch, or other outdoor living space to your Kansas City area home, give us a call for a free consultation at (913) 851 – 3325 or drop us an email at kansascity@archadeck.net.