keeping room


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keeping room

A room at the back of a colonial New England house, which served as a combination kitchen, living room, and workroom.
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Inside, your family will love kicking back in the keeping room near the island kitchen.
To the left is an open-flow area--the bay-windowed breakfast nook, vaulted keeping room complete with fireplace, and of course the kitchen itself.
Special features include a keeping room, media room, library and a secret room behind a bookcase.
A blue, Delft-themed tree graces the keeping room, a gingerbread tree is featured in the breakfast nook, and several tiny trees are sprinkled throughout the home with tiny ornaments to complement each room.
The kitchen with Santa Cecelia granite, stainless steel appliances and upgraded maple cabinets with cocoa glaze opens to the keeping room and two-story family room with a two sided fireplace.
The keeping room, at the very heart of the house, was the largest and most important room.
An island kitchen works seemlessly with an oversize breakfast room and adjoining vaulted keeping room.
Adjacent to the kitchen and keeping room is the family's favorite lounging retreat, the spacious screened-in back porch.
Sarah Goodrich miniatures will be on display upstairs in the Manuscript Room, and reverse paintings on glass of Martha and George Washington may be seen in the lower hall on the way to the Keeping Room and the old store, post office and apothecary rooms.
Fireplaces enhance the grand room and keeping room.
Open to the breakfast room and keeping room, the spacious kitchen is the best starting point for any festive event.