Surrounded by water on three sides, the existing 1960’s home on this property was at the end of its life. As we started to get into a design process it was determined that we needed to remove the existing home and build a new home that better captured the views and was built to the performance standards that are expected with modern living.
The entry was very inviting with a deep covered porch and lower low pitched roof lines around the whole first floor to help nestle the home into the site. We used similar natural materials that were used on the other structures on this property which include stained Douglas fir and cedar. The window design with this structure, compared to others on the property, were a bit more contemporary with larger scale, window sizes.
The first floor was composed of an open kitchen, living, dining with focus towards the views. As well as two guest suites, butler’s pantry and family room. We created a large stone fireplace as an anchor to one corner of the home, where the windows abut the stone of the fireplace on each side. The second floor is predominantly a primary suite which includes comfortable primary bedroom, bath and sitting area.All of these areas connect out to an outdoor stone patio with an outdoor fireplace.
This new home brought much needed new life to a gorgeous site on the water. The home is placed over the footprint of the existing home on this incredible point of land that stretches into Quahog Bay, adjacent to the Quahog Bay Conservancy. The new design takes full advantage of the sweeping views around the bay.