Sun Rooms and Window Walls

Sun rooms designed for the seasonal climate in North Carolina include special features such as:

  • See through or two-sided fireplace
  • Built-in bench below the windows
  • Interior windows looking into the great room
  • Special ceilings with a coffer or vault
  • Craftsman window trim

See examples in the photo galleries, below. Scroll down for great room and breakfast nook window wall ideas, too. 

Sun Room Ideas

Year-round sun rooms are designed for soaking up the summer sun and staying warm on cold winter evenings. Two-sided fireplaces and interior windows let you look through to the great room. You can tuck hidden storage into your sun room, with a built-in bench below the windows. Ceiling treatments turn a casual relaxation area into a formal space for guests to gather. Take a look at these interior design trends:


Great Room Window Walls

Statement-making windows come in all shapes, sizes, and configurations.

Transom or accent windows will make a room feel taller and more open, a great design technique used in one story rooms. Curved, arched, and angled window designs form unique architectural accents that will stand out in any room. 

These great room walls of windows are sure to spark ideas for your new custom home in North Carolina:

Breakfast Rooms with Window Walls

If you're looking for ways to maximize the efficiency in a larger floor plan, a breakfast room / sun room combination can make great use of space. Breakfast rooms tend to be more open and have more windows than formal dining rooms. See some great breakfast nook window wall ideas, in this photo gallery: