Our Lakehouse was built 86 years ago by my grandfather & needs constant work/updating. It is red w shed dormers, is built up on 6 foot stone retaining walls, has open & closed porches & has stone steps everywhere. Whitten Architects has so captured the vernacular and inspires for remodeling.
courtyard w garage
NH granite left alone,shed dormer
stone steps & foundation,shed dormer,landscape plants
landscape retaining walls
porch, new lights, add sconces
courtyard,beautiful pines, barn red, peaceful
natural landscape, no fertilizer runoff to a lake we share, stone foundation
saved boulders, barn red
built ins, beadboard
paint wood paneling
upstairs bedrooms - paint!
built-ins, window seat wood matches floor
Deck, windows,stone foundation,steep roof,cottage-like appearance is familiar, yet entirely new.
porch stone foundation
dome ceiling like an upside down boat ~ not sure where I would use it and doubtful I could afford it, but absolutely beautiful!
This would work leading out to "the rock"
OK - it's the boats...