Wagner Hodgson
Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers
Fairholt traditional-landscape


Burlington, Vermont

Henry Holt, the publisher built this Georgian Revival style mansion as a summer home in the late 1890‘s. Holt was the founder of the publishing empire known today as Holt, Rhinehart and Winston. Frederick Law Olmsted the renowned landscape architect came to Burlington to make a topographic survey of the land and to design the site master plan. After years of neglect our client purchased the estate in 1997 to renovate for their private full-time residence. The challenge was to integrate the proposed program requirements into the underlying integrity of the original plan. New site elements to be incorporated included a new formal entry drive, auto court, service entrance, breakfast terrace, large formal terrace for entertaining, cutting garden, as well as a new swimming pool and terrace.

Architect: Truex Cullins & Partners Architects

Image Credit: H. Keith Wagner Partnership

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Trees are also starting to put on a show. At the beginning of the month, you'll start to see the smallest hint of color.

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hpkelly17 added this to 2nd Hour Housing styles
September 5, 2014
Georgian style central front door ornamentation under eaves small paned windows chimneys at either end columns by door crown over top of door
tommmie added this to tommmie's Ideas
February 10, 2014
Portico with pediment
janel672001 added this to janel672001's Ideas
December 26, 2013
Shutters in middle
honorthomas added this to Bran and Anne's new home 2013
October 11, 2013
driveway up to front door, not too big of trees lining the driveway
malisap22 added this to malisap22's ideas
July 28, 2013
jekinney added this to Porch
July 20, 2013
Center window porch.
shundawut added this to Exterior Ideas
June 17, 2013
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May 10, 2013
abcpa added this to Gardens and outdoor
May 4, 2013
low hedge front extend beyond tree line. Distance from edge of drive to trees. very Open
theresaevans added this to garden
April 7, 2013
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March 11, 2013
arched pediment
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January 14, 2013
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January 1, 2013
bricks house
bethdicori added this to bethdicori's ideas
September 30, 2012
Traditional grandeur! Wonderful symmetry!
annalisadv13 added this to styles of homes
July 24, 2012
trees around driveway
phil321 added this to white
July 14, 2012
white trim
Accents On Interiors added this to sharonherrell's ideas
July 4, 2012
I would like to use the second story windows as an entrance to the main house.
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June 1, 2012
Merribeth Rhoads added this to Front of Home
May 20, 2012
Front porch
Mistie Van_Noort added this to mistie_van_noort's ideas
April 24, 2012
love the line of trees
dragoninn added this to dragoninn's ideas
April 23, 2012
Joe Chierotti added this to Joe Chierotti
April 18, 2012
Joe Chierotti participated in competitive wrestling in middle school and high school. Though he's no longer competing in wrestling on a competitive level, his love for the sport remains intact, for it aided in installing the resilient work ethic and acute mental toughness that he possesses today.
jadibh added this to jadibh's ideas
April 18, 2012
balcony railing
audradorroh added this to audradorroh's ideas
April 1, 2012
Boxwoods for circle drive?
Alysia Cummings added this to Not sure why I like this..but I do.
March 29, 2012
Could do without the horse statues though ;)
martinhousehold added this to Garden Designs For Martin
March 14, 2012
Love the Entrance
hotelwindow added this to hotelwindow's ideas
March 9, 2012
love the presentation
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