Plenty of homes were built in the 1800s when America, too, was being built. And now it’s time to take another look at fixing up the historic Victorian beauty. It’s like a love affair gone sour. The oak paneling used to make your heart skip a beat, but now the house feels dark and gloomy. The turrets, alcoves, and odd-shaped rooms had seemed so inviting, but now you can’t figure out where to put the furniture. After a few years of living in a Victorian home, you find yourself yearning for big bathrooms, an open floor plan and — most of all — closets.
They’re charming, but the floor plans can be impractical for modern living. Let’s take a look at the possibilities for renovating a Victorian home.
Source: The Spruce