On the outside the old brick wall of the house was improved and given a white sheen and this keeps away prying eyes. Added to its stoic presence are creepers and natural vegetation that are easy to maintain and will sustain the change of seasons.
On the outside one finds a shower area along with a sauna and a firepit and this space feels like a natural extension of the interior. With the neighboring home containing a tree designated as an ‘exceptional tree’ by the city the architects took all the care in the world to ensure the structure did it absolutely no damage whatsoever. A perfect escape if there ever was one!
There is absolutely no lack of space inside the cottage with one area flowing into the next. An open spacious deck outside further extends this sense of being one with the landscape. Inviting modern and unique this exquisite cottage has a bit of something for everyone in the family.
The exquisite private home designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson moves away from the mundane with an entrance pathway that meanders through the house and connects the front yard with the rear pool and the deck.
In the bedrooms partitions that can be tucked away when not in use help create privacy whenever necessary while pullout beds and bunk beds maximize the available square footage.
A gorgeous home that overlooks farmlands and the distant ocean on the south coast of Long Island the is one that combines relaxing natural scenery with modernity and sophistication.
Pops of color have been introduced throughout the house with yellow blue and orange making an appearance. But the backdrop remains neutral and elegant with white and wood shaping it in various rooms.
A series of smart bookshelves line the walls of the interior as large glass windows connecting it visually with the wooden deck outside. A loft bedroom and a tufted bay window seat with storage provide additional options which allow the retreat to multitask with ease.