Text: Margaret Zainey Roux
Photos: Jean Allsopp
“I knew exactly where we’d place our Christmas tree even before we moved in,” says Carlin Everts, of the expansive bay window in the great room of her family’s Mountain Brook home.
The street-facing window, which measures 16 feet wide and 12 feet tall, was one of the few features that Carlin and husband Josh retained when they embarked on a major renovation that would transition the 7,800-square-foot house into their forever home. Built in 1980 as custom…