Low flat ceilings in the kitchen and entry area were hiding the uniqueness of this historic 1850’s Concord farmhouse. The dated wing was gutted, existing timber frames exposed and a chimney was removed to make way for a more functional kitchen and eating area. Framed inset red birch cabinets are paired with soap stone counters and an apron sink. A painted island with a butcher block top enhances the historic ambiance. A relocated opening to the family room improves the house flow and function. New stairs lead to a future recreation room above the garage. A new mudroom and half bath sit between the garage and remodeled kitchen.