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With amazing views of the area, Jamesville Colonial is great for large families

Jamesville, N.Y. — Sometimes life throws a person a curveball.

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In 2012, Joe and Marlo Catroppa were looking for a new home for their family and seemed to have a place all picked out.

But then their agent asked them to look at a model home being built at 5840 Parapet Drive in the Crown Point development in Jamesville.

Marlo was excited about the open floor plan, but Joe was skeptical. He wanted to buy a ranch; this house was a Colonial.

But then he stepped into the master bedroom and looked out the large picture window there.

The view he said was “unbelievable,” and mentions that on a clear day he can see Oneida Lake, the lights of Nine Mile and fireworks from Sylvan Beach.

“Oh! I love it,” he remembered saying, and made an offer on the house, though it was unfinished.

“It was 100 percent

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How to Design an Outdoor Living Area

Video: Outdoor Living Rooms
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Options for what to include in the ultimate outdoor entertaining area.

Today, almost any activity you enjoy inside your home you can bring to the outside. Depending on your budget, your outdoor room can be simple, with a stamped concrete patio, a grill and a table for dining, or more elaborate with a fully functional outdoor kitchen complete with concrete countertops for preparing and serving food, a sink and a refrigerator. You can take the concept even further by adding such amenities as a concrete pizza oven, a fireplace or firepit, a concrete bartop for serving cocktails, an architectural concrete fountain, landscape lighting and concrete statuary.

Here are ways to use concrete to build the basic elements of your outdoor space:

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Decorative Concrete Surfaces

Start by installing stamped, stenciled or stained concrete patios and walkways to establish the

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Living Room and Area Design Ideas |

Today I am going to pay special attention to one of the most intriguing places in a house – the den room. But let me first explain what is a den room. I think that we can best describe it as a lounge and pleasure room. A den room can be the lounge, studies (white I adore), family rooms, home theatres, etc. It can be even the bedroom! Of course, this happens very seldom but there are some know cases in which the bedroom has been successfully transformed into a den. Now, let’s browse some amazing den ideas.

Den ideas for decorating

You have many different options here. Professional decorators suggest adding different items that may have possesses during your trips to different countries. Usually, you can have two placements for the decoration. One of them is at the wall and the other is on the couch, for example. I

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