Wagner Hodgson
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South Cove Residence traditional-pool

South Cove Residence

South Cove Residence
Shelburne, Vermont

This 15 acre site is located on the southern end of historic Shelburne Farms, a property originally designed by Frederick Law Olmstead for the Vanderbilt / Webb family. The site design attempts to soften the formal, classical character of the house with a minimal approach to the landscape. The stone and wood house is sited to enjoy both the southern and westerly views while integrating within the rolling agrarian landscape. The design creates a series of outdoor spaces which through classic geometry fade away into the more rugged lakeshore. A simple, yet elegant bluestone terrace bordered by perennials and a low stonewall, creates a space for entertaining on the south side of the house. Large trees of 8" and 10" caliper were planted to add a feeling of maturity to the landscape while creating a sense of intimate scale.

Photo Credit: Westphalen Photography

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guitarmoods wrote:
Pool size please??
     Comment   August 29, 2014
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Wagner Hodgson
18' x 36'
August 29, 2014 at 8:53AM   
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claveygirl wrote:
What is the roof material please?
   Comment   December 15, 2013
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Wagner Hodgson
I'm not entirely sure as we were the landscape architects. Birdseye Builders were the builder and might know.
December 15, 2013 at 9:27AM      Thanked by claveygirl
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Terry Findeisen . Architect
I was the architect for the project, I believe it is Vermont slate
May 7, 2014 at 1:21PM   
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Heather Barnes wrote:
What is the stone please? - I love this stone and would love to know what or where it's from? Thank you so much in advance! It's a lovely home!
   Comment   November 11, 2012
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I love the grass used - could you please tell me what type of grass it is?
June 20, 2014 at 6:29PM   
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Wagner Hodgson
The ornamental grass hedge is Miscanthus
June 20, 2014 at 7:14PM   
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