Just moved into a house with a nice family room. Then entire end wall is stacked stone. It's a split level house, so the room sits low with windows almost at ground level. Huge trees outside make the room dark. We have to replace flooring and can't decide to go with carpet or wood. Right now it has white berber. We have two large dogs. My husband thinks we should embrace the darkness of the room and go with a dark plank wood. I'm afraid it will make the room too dark. The other parts of the house have lots of light and vaulted ceiling, so this would be a cozy retreat. I don't have much imagination. Any advice??