Dining and Entertaining in Glass Spaces

by | Nov 30, 2017 | Planning

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas fast approaches! We hope that all of our readers have had a happy holiday season thus far. As the temperatures drop, the warmth of friends and family make up the difference. It’s no surprise, then, that the dining room becomes one of the most important spaces in your home during the holiday months: it’s the place where you break bread and reconnect with loved ones.

But perhaps your seating area is small, cramped, or just doesn’t have the look and feel that you want for a space intended for dining, entertainment, relaxation, and the creation of important memories. This isn’t uncommon, and Sunspace Design has the solution.

Our line of products includes conservatories, orangeries, sunrooms, and totally custom glass spaces. Imagine enjoying the warmth of a Christmas dinner as the snow falls outside, or the beauty of natural sunlight filtering into your home throughout the day as family opens gifts. And if increasing your home’s footprint through the addition of a custom glass structure or room isn’t an option, our line of custom glass roofs and skylights can completely transform an existing space in ways you didn’t think possible.

Today’s blog post highlights a small selection of the glass structures and home renovation projects we’ve completed throughout the New England. Each example is either presently being used as a dining area by the clients, or represents a layout that’s perfect for entertaining and feeding guests. It’s our hope that this selection will inspire you as you consider how a Sunspace Design project could improve your home. And don’t forget: because every Sunspace project is a custom experience that’s uniquely tailored to your goals and the existing style of your residence, nothing is off limits. If you can imagine it, we can help realize your vision. Let’s get to it:

Bright glass New England conservatory residential construction with a simple dining table outfitted with a red tablecloth

This stunning glass conservatory located in Carlisle, MA features amazing views of the surroundings.
The small table is perfect for quiet breakfasts, but introducing a larger table enables the client to accommodate more guests during the holidays.

This photo of a rustic sunroom from Gloucester, Massachusetts features large glass roof elements transmitting light to an open concept seating, dining, and kitchen space

This Gloucester, MA kitchen renovation project involved the addition of rustic sunroom elements adjacent to the kitchen.
The entertainment area transitions naturally to the dining space, and beautiful light floods the room!

A warmly-lit Newton, Massachusetts sunroom with a small seating area, large windows, a gable roof, and a luxurious fireplace

This gable-roofed sunroom is located in Newton, MA. Note the dining table beside the beautiful fireplace. Warm winter memories will be made here.
With full mahogany framing, the large windows reveal a wonderful wraparound deck.

A Framingham, Massachusetts sunroom designed and constructed by Sunspace Design

Dining areas don’t need to be large. This table is nestled in the corner of a Framingham, MA sunroom.
The result? Amazing views, comfortable dining, and a tranquil place to relax.

A comfortably warm sunroom with a nice couch, reading chair, large windows, and sliding doors in Arlington, Massachusetts

Some dining spaces don’t even have dining tables! This Arlington, MA sunroom is usually a relaxation space.
The client is able to use the room as a dining area by bringing out tables and chairs on the holidays.
Because they offer so much utility and introduce natural sunlight, glass spaces can be used for multiple purposes.

A Sharon, Massachusetts glass and wood conservatory with a complex roof system and doors opening to an exterior wraparound deck

Gorgeous! This Sharon, MA custom glass conservatory combines a nice dining area, an adjacent relaxation space, and stunning views of the backyard.

A long dining table is well-lit by light filtering through tall clerestory windows in this Weston, Massachusetts conservatory that opens to a grand kitchen

Here we see a Weston, MA conservatory with beautiful clerestory windows.
The space is brightly lit, adjoined to the home’s grand kitchen, and capable of seating many guests..

The orangery-style double hip skylight designed for this Medfield, Massachusetts kitchen renovation project transforms the space below

This orangery-style double hip skylight was designed and installed by Sunspace as part of a grand kitchen expansion project.
The result is a space that transitions seamlessly between cooking, dining, and entertainment areas, unified by the glow of natural sunshine.
You can learn more about this project by visiting the portfolio entry.

The angular glass roofed conservatory featured here is adjacent to the Rye, New Hampshire home's large kitchen

One of our most stunning dining areas with glass windows and roof elements was built in Rye, NH.
This fully custom glass conservatory features a large dining space that opens up to the living and kitchen areas.

The conservatory's dining area is perfect for entertaining family and friends throughout the holiday months

The elegant dining space is large, bright, and can be reconfigured to accommodate varying numbers of guests.

The home addition (a glass conservatory) is visible from the entryway of the home, creating a stunning effect

Depending on your home’s layout, your custom glass enclosure or addition can completely transform its look.
Note how this lovely dining area is visible from the home’s entryway…

Light from inside the home illuminates the backyard after filtering through the glass conservatory's beautiful windows and roof

…and how the interior light spills into the backyard at night, creating a magical effect.

This Topsfield, Massachusetts sunroom space featuring slate floors and reflective glass has yet to be filled by the client

What would you do with your brand new space?
The sky is the limit.

Consider Sunspace Design for your glass construction needs. Our expert team of professional designers and craftsmen can revitalize your home through a combination of know-how, experience, precision, and the very best materials available. The space you receive will be as unique as you are, engineered to achieve your goals and designed to stun your guests.

We’d love to be a part of your holiday traditions. If you’re interested in how Sunspace can improve your dining area with style, performance, and beauty, don’t hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by calling 1-800-350-2505, by sending email to info@sunspacedesign.com, or by submitting a contact form through our website. From our family to yours: Happy Holidays!

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