"If one is fortunate, there is a place in the home and, indeed, in one’s life, where all the disparate elements seem to converge into a pleasing balance. Some call it the “golden mean” but for most of us, it’s simply “the sweet spot.” In Laura and David Bourne’s Asheville home, that’s the kitchen.
Which is not to say that the rest of the house isn’t quite lovely. A 1950s ranch in a charming, family neighborhood, its solid bones and hillside location (with exquisite Doan Ogden landscaping) drew the Bournes from the start.
But after living in the house for four years they realized that there were some modifications necessary to make..."