Private and separate quarters for guests, teenagers or office
10’ Ceilings (12’ in Family)
Outdoor Living Room
Four car garage with direct basement access
Scullery: for secondary refrigerator/freezer and additional first floor washer/dryer
Separate His and Her bathrooms and Dressing Rooms
Entertaining Bar, fireplace-Inglenook and piano conservatory replace the living room
Previously unused or neglected spaces have been repurposed and new spaces have been reimagined to create this imaginative floor plan. Living rooms, breakfast “nooks”, master sitting rooms, oversized foyers, wasteful volume ceiling spaces have been traded-in for the Outdoor Room, Entertaining Bar, Inglenook, Dressing Rooms, Closets, Guest Quarters, etc.
The floor plan demonstrates a dimensional sensitivity that infuses the home with airiness and natural daylight. The floor plan is open and spacious comfortable for entertaining while maintaining a cozy scale. Never too big as to be wasteful or cavernous, but not too small to lose the sense of a generous room. Other priorities include: large and varied storage capacity; blending of indoor and outdoor spaces and flexible space over the private garage and day lighted lower level.
FEELING SPACIOUS, NOT CAVERNOUS
Open floor plans, ten foot first floor (12’ Family Room) and nine foot second floor ceilings, vaulted bedroom ceilings, wide hallways and the open stair tower demonstrate a dimensional sensitivity that serve to infuse the home with a sense of airiness and natural daylight. His and Her bathrooms provide both husband and wife with separate, but sensible-sized baths.
BRINGING OUTDOORS, INDOORS
The outdoor screened room opens to an expansive family room via a 14’ folding glass door, blurring the line between indoors and out. When open, the doors fold virtually out of sight allowing fresh air into this unparalleled and dramatic space.
Curtain walls of glass in the family room allow unobstructed views to the woodlands beyond. The elevated and partially covered deck allows for expanded entertaining, potted plants and sunbathing. On the second floor, the Master Balcony allows private outdoor living.
ENTERTAINING FRIENDS AND FAMILY
The Entertaining Bar is incorporated into the first floor plan and is complete with space for wine and beverage refrigeration and ice maker, making this the ultimate party hang-out space. The Entertaining Bar opens to the Inglenook and Music Conservatory – bring wine, fire and music together to the delight of your guests.
A built-in banquette located in the kitchen promises to be the hub of family activity. It has been designed to accommodate a multitude of functions such as informal dining, homework, art projects, home office, gift wrapping, etc.
Four Car garage, Scullery, Stairs direct from garage to basement allows for easy loading and unloading; walk-in pantry with breakfast bar; family entry with multiple closets; all bedrooms with walk-in closets; master dressing room; walk-in storage room and multiple linen closets serve to provide unparalleled storage space.
Access to flexible space above garage is served by an exterior private staircase from the driveway courtyard. Use as a 5th bedroom, guest quarters, office or studio. Re-purpose this space as your needs change over time.
Center Hall Foyer
FP (Floor Plan Note): Classic Center Hall orientation with 10’ first floor ceilings.
DN (Designer Note): Oversized, rich sapele mahogany front door.
The living room has been repurposed to allow for more function and new and exciting uses. Complete with an Inglenook, curved windowed space with high ceiling designed for a grand piano and positioned near the Entertaining Bar. Dazzle guests with wine, music and fire!
Complete with a wine refrigerator, trough sink for wine and beer, under-counter beverage refrigerator, ice maker, cabinets for glassware and barware.
Positioned in the center of the home between the kitchen and open stair case and Ingelnook. Entertaining Bar, is complete with a wine refrigerator, trough sink for wine and beer, under-counter beverage refrigerator, ice maker, cabinets for glassware and barware.
Open Stair Tower with Open Riser Staircase
FP: The open-riser staircase, surrounded by windows, floods all levels with natural light.
DN: Space lit by elongated chandelier.
Designed to fit an 84” round table that can seat 10 comfortably… great for dinner conversation!
Access to Butler’s Pantry. Stunning bay window. Uplit crown moulding details.
FP: Twelve foot ceiling. Floor to ceiling custom glass curtain wall allowing light and views. Access Screened Porch and Deck.Open to kitchen.
DN: Coffered ceiling. Shimmering glass walls intersect with a variegated earth-tone Trillium fireplace wall and mixed with dark stained hardwood.
outdoor living room
FP: Covered and screened complete with wood burning masonry fireplace. Excellent for entertaining and alfresco dining.
DN: Entire fireplace wall in dramatic square cut neutral color limestone complimented by Ipe hardwood floor. Creates a unique and inviting dimension to your new home…. Furnish-able. Add exterior drapes and lamps for a great effect! Tongue and groove ceiling.
Partially covered, spacious elevated deck ideal for potted plants, flowers and herbs.
FP: Positioned in the center of the home is the extra-large highly functional ultimate home kitchen. Inspired by professional chefs the cooking area aisles and countertops have been expanded to allow for family and friends to cook together. Designed to accommodate the ultimate appliance package. The built-in Banquette allows for a long harvest table. A cabinetry hutch houses a TV and cookbooks. The Breakfast Bar is dedicated for coffee, juicer, microwave and toaster. The kitchens fourth wall allows for buffet service, homework, gift-wrapping. Walk-in pantry allows ample storage.
DN: Structural elements such as the open joist ceiling and columns are mixed with smooth and textured materials in colors of black, grey, cream and chocolate brown. Stainless steel is combined with marble, Dekton, mirrored stainless steel , dark cloud antique mirroring to inspiring effect.
DN: Appliance package includes: 48” dual fuel Pro Wolf range; Warming Drawer; Sub-Zero Stainless and glass French door refrigerator with four freezer drawers; Subzero full-wall wine and beverage refrigerator; ice maker; under counter beverage refrigerator; dishwasher, microwave; pantry washer and dryer for linens; Secondary Refrigerator / Freezer storage and 2nd floor washer and dryer. Master Coffee station with under counter refrigerator.
Nicely positioned behind the kitchen and outfitted with custom shelving allows the ultimate storage.