The living room end of the LR/DR. The foyer is ahead; the den to the right. That square on the wall appears to have served as a dart board by recent occupants. My camera and paint chips, etc. on the floor.
About the middle of the dining room/living room, looking toward the front of the house. The foyer is to the right. I have moved to the left to take this.)
Looking from the kitchen to the front of the house, into the dining room.
The light fixture on the DR end of the room.
A clue as to the original paint color. The den side of the panels are stained.
One of three sets of sliding panels that separate the foyer and LR/DR and Den.
What a find! The butterfly roof is a signature element of mid-century house design. This beauty is hidden away in north Georgia.
A butterfly roof is formed by two adjacent gables sloping inward toward the middle, so that they dip to create a central valley. The eaves on the exterior of the roof are atypical to most roof designs because they angle upward rather than downward, which is normal in most traditional housing. The design of a butterfly roof is meant to resemble the lines, angles and wingspan of a butterfly when they are flapping in an upward motion. Butterfly roofs can be of varied angle gradations and may not be of identical length or angle on each gable. Some butterfly roofs, in fact, may only have one gable that slopes in either direction.