The design of this newly constructed home was driven by the natural beauty and tranquility of the site. It is perfectly aligned with the coastline on which it sits and takes full advantage of the views of the ocean, islands, and shoals. The serenity of the site continues into the building structures and is further enhanced by the textures of the trees, plantings, sand, and shoreline.
The house is nestled on a nicely wooded lot, giving the residence screening from the street. On the rear of the lot, an open meadow leads down to the ocean. It is located within walking distance to town, and all its amenities yet feels miles away in the privacy that it affords.
The position of the house on the property takes full advantage of the natural light and solar orientations. With modern connectors, traditional New England forms serve to unify the home with accessory buildings. A unique feature is an underground connection between the main house and an outbuilding.
With their flowing connections, no room is isolated or ignored; each reflects a different level of privacy and social interaction. Rooms are arranged and organized in an intersection of public and private spaces. The living space is also suited for single floor living if that is ever necessary in the future.
Just as there are layers to the exterior in beaches, fields, forests, and oceans, the inside has a layered approach. The visual calm is strengthened by the natural material: stone, wood, and metal throughout the home. Textures and neutral colors combine with the warmth of linens, wools, and metals. The personality and character of the interiors and its furnishings are tailored to the client’s lifestyle. The quiet palette within reflects the natural environment and is enhanced with artwork and accessories.