Georgian Revival Estate

Mission Hills, KS

The house design is based on a traditional center hall plan and traditional Georgian details.  Some of these details include custom designed bracketed moldings at the frieze (made of Spanish cedar); Indiana Limestone quoins and lintels, and a custom designed carved stone entry surround.  Each detail has been carefully considered in terms of size; scale, and historical appropriateness. The exterior of the house is constructed of antique brick in the traditional Flemish Bond pattern.  The roof is Vermont Slate with built-in copper lined box gutters.

A carriage house/cabana, overlooking the pool and traditional English garden is connected to the main structure by a veranda.  The paving around the pool and garden is an ashler pattern limestone field with brick edging.

The interior of the house is designed in a traditional manner.  Highlights include an antique long leaf pine paneled library; custom carved rosettes for the frieze board in the formal living and dining rooms; imported 18th century fireplace surrounds; custom-made figured walnut raised panel doors, and reclaimed antique oak flooring.

Interior Design: Dick Davenport, Wichita, KS

General Contractor: Joel Fritzel Construction, Lawrence, KS

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