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Lake House rustic-exterior

Lake House

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April 22, 2014
breeh wrote:
Need a paint color to emulate this stain color - any suggestions?
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I would go to your local paint supplier and see what they could come up with, but this is a semi solid stain and you won't get this variation from a paint.
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March 27, 2014
trillbill wrote:
This is such a pleasantly robust build. Where is outdoor shower?
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Under the screened porch.
1 Like    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 11:49AM
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March 8, 2014
wsargent98 wrote:
What lake is this in Vermont?
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I understand this house is coming on the market. Do you know the agent that will handle the listing?
    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 7:06PM
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Sorry, not yet.
    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 6:45AM
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January 3, 2014
kittycb wrote:
What color is the roof? Love the way the cottage fits in to the site.
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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.
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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!
    Bookmark   June 20, 2013 at 3:00PM
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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.
    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 3:09PM
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April 24, 2013
funhaus wrote:
What color was used on the shingles?
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what color is the deck& stairs
    Bookmark   May 22, 2013 at 11:28AM
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That is Tarrytown Green # HC-134 from Benjamin Moore.
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September 23, 2012
sbrunge wrote:
Is this house for sale or rent? I just adore it. Are there others similar?
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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!
    Bookmark   December 12, 2012 at 6:47AM
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June 23, 2012
nandan wrote:
Do you have access to the floor plan? - Do you have access to the floor plan?
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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!
    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 2:49PM
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May 11, 2012
valo wrote:
What is the color of the beautiful trim?
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The trim color here is "Crisp Romaine" 686 by Benjamin Moore.
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Sorry, I believe I may have misled you, the trim is Tarrytown Green # HC-134 from Benjamin Moore.
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October 25, 2011
monkeyg3 wrote:
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Fabulous! Thanks so much.
    Bookmark   October 26, 2011 at 2:01PM
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You are welcome.
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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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