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What better place than a covered grotto to have a few guests with a fireplace roaring and glass of wine?   This outside room was designed in a walk-out basement configuration in a new custom home in Potomac.  The cedar millwork doors enclose a built-in TV with gas lanterns adjacent on each side.  The stone-work matches the Texas stone veneer that was quarried in Texas.
altA simple two-car garage addition to a property in Bethesda, MD adds ample storage.  Not only does the garage fit two cars, this design has a rear storage room for garden equipment and pool furniture.  This addition even boasts a second floor which can be renovated for a future in-law suite or apartment.  The stone veneer comes from a local Potomac, MD quarry and the slate is sourced from Maine.  Simple but appropriate architectural design includes two dormers and a convenient side entrance.
altKitchen renovations are exciting and fun projects.  This kitchen in Arlington, VA boasts new WoodMode custom cabinets, Subzero, Wolf and Thermador applianaces and two islands.  One island includes a sink and ample prep area.  The other island, closer to the family room will have a beverage refrigerator, icemaker and several stools for counter-top seating. Natelli worked with Thomas French Architects in McLean to expand the back of the home on the 1st and 2nd floors.  Efficient scheduling and confident decision making by the client made for a quick and timely renovation.
altThe symmetry of this renovated room is part of the overall success, but the function of the storage cabinets and benches combined with the fireplace completes the picture.  The gas fireplace set between two new replacement windows establishes the symmetry.  Two pull out storage benches fit under each Marvin window add to the already spacious bookshelves and cabinets on teh ends.  Fitting the new radiator in the toe-kick was a well-planned coordination.  You can envision the wall-mounted flat screen TV on the wall depicted by the blue tape above the fireplace.
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It's interesting to see a new home being constructed, and in particular, "coming out of the ground".  The foundation can be the messiest and perhaps the most critical component of a home.  This home is the newest design in our Portfolio Homes.  This Four-Square design is one of the most popular architectural designs and blends perfectly in established neighborhoods in Bethesda,Chevy Chase, McLean and Arlington.
altaltThis old fireplace with split face surround really needed some help.  Not only was it unattractive, but the previous builder set the fireplace behind the wood wall.  With a little creativitity and good marble and millwork shops, Natelli made custom extensions on the fireplace surround so the colonial wood mantle would fit properly over the fireplace.  Sometimes big problems have simple solutions.

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We had quite a challenge on this modification to a bedroom wall in Potomac, MD.  Removing the
existing windows, brick veneer and wall structure was detailed enough but installing a steel moment frame and then perfectly fitting combinations of new Marvin casement windows, awning windows and picture windows raised the bar quite a bit.


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altA new custom home built by Natelli Homes for the Darvish / Fallahi family was recently featured in Bethesda Magazine. The details and character of the home fit the client perfectly. Take note of the spectacular iron railings, the tile-work in the bathroom and the enormous kitchen with stone and marble countertops and WoodMode cabinets.

www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Magazine/September-October-2011/Dar-House/

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Natelli Homes is pleased to display one of its newest product lines in Arlington this weekend.  The Ashley model is designed and developed for narrow lots in areas such as Arlington and Bethesda.

altThe original home was demolished in the latter part of 2010 and we are already getting prepared for the Owners to move in their new home.  This hand-crafted home was constructed to the same standards as the ultra-custom homes that Natelli Homes builds throughout the Washington metropoliotan area.  With four finished levels, five full bedrooms and an expansive recreation room and den in the basement, there is a surprising amount of room for families.

Please join us this Sunday, May 15th between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m at 1909 N Quebec St in Arlington, VA.  This will be a one- time opportunity to see the most current new home design and quality from Natelli Homes.

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