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Lake House rustic exterior

Lake House

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trillbill wrote:
This is such a pleasantly robust build. Where is outdoor shower?
   Comment   March 27, 2014
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Under the screened porch.
March 27, 2014 at 11:49am   
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wsargent98 wrote:
What lake is this in Vermont?
   Comment   March 8, 2014
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Lake Fairlee.
March 26, 2014 at 7:43pm   
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I understand this house is coming on the market. Do you know the agent that will handle the listing?
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kittycb wrote:
What color is the roof? Love the way the cottage fits in to the site.
   Comment   January 3, 2014
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That is an "Englert Kynar Ultra-Cool Low Gloss" metal roof in a Medium Bronze finish. Yes, everyone has been thrilled with this way the house snuggles into the angle of this point of land.
January 6, 2014 at 8:55am      Thanked by kittycb
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debragm7 wrote:
Building in Kentucky - Do you design houses that you would sale? I really like the style of this home. We live in MI right now and hove 40 acres in KY. We are retired.
   Comment   June 18, 2013
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Sounds like it would be difficult to work so far from the site. We don't sell plans, we are a full service architectural firm. This house is designed to fit the site as well as the client's individual needs. Good luck with your project!
June 20, 2013 at 3:00pm   
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ckinney215 wrote:
Square footage and Lot size - Hi...whats the total square footage and lot size?
   Comment   May 25, 2013
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The square footage is 3,325 square feet and the lot size is 1/2 an acre. One should note that the owners were able to utilize a grandfathered building footprint in order to build so close to the water. Current zoning regulations would make this difficult to do in the future.
May 28, 2013 at 3:09pm   
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funhaus wrote:
What color was used on the shingles?
     Comment   April 24, 2013
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what color is the deck& stairs
May 22, 2013 at 11:28am   
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That is Tarrytown Green # HC-134 from Benjamin Moore.
May 22, 2013 at 12:52pm   
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sbrunge wrote:
Is this house for sale or rent? I just adore it. Are there others similar?
   Comment   September 23, 2012
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This house is not for sale, but they have been known to rent it out. There is a small house, the owners build next door, which is listed at:
You can contact the owner directly from that site and query about renting the house.
Hope that helps!
December 12, 2012 at 6:47am   
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nandan wrote:
Do you have access to the floor plan? - Do you have access to the floor plan?
   Comment   June 23, 2012
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I am sorry, our homes are custom designs created to specifically integrate our client's programmatic requirement with their particular site. Our policy has been to not release drawings to protect both the clients privacy and our hard work.
Hope that helps!
June 26, 2012 at 2:49pm   
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valo wrote:
What is the color of the beautiful trim?
   Comment   May 11, 2012
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The trim color here is "Crisp Romaine" 686 by Benjamin Moore.
April 6, 2013 at 11:30am   
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Sorry, I believe I may have misled you, the trim is Tarrytown Green # HC-134 from Benjamin Moore.
July 8, 2013 at 6:28am   
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monkeyg3 wrote:
Can you please tell me what the colour of the roofing is?
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Fabulous! Thanks so much.
October 26, 2011 at 2:01pm   
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You are welcome.
May 2, 2013 at 2:34pm   
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I can't think of a better spot for extensive porches than a lakefront home in New England. This house incorporates open-air porch areas as well as a screened-in porch for dining sans mosquitoes.See more images of this home
“'Never trust a mirror,' his mother had told him. 'They never tell the truth unless you make them.'” — Isobelle CarmodyThe reflection doesn't have to be like that in a bathroom mirror. In fact, often the water is choppy and rough, like so many lakes can be; turning the home's reflection into an impressionist painting.

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