become a U.S. Senator and U.S. Secretary of War. The home’s original architectural details include an elaborate 15-inch deep dentil soffit at the eaves, decorative leaded glass windows, custom marble windowsills, and a beautiful Monson slate roof. Although the owners loved the character of the original home
family’s lifestyle. The owners charged Meyer & Meyer with complete renovation of the home’s interior, including the design of two sympathetic additions. The first includes an office on the first floor with master bath above. The second and larger addition houses a family room, playroom, mudroom, and a
of the furniture has been kicked up a few notches. A high-backed tufted settee is a great spot for putting on or removing shoes; a tripod lamp lights up the corner and draws attention to the intricate moldings and the artwork.
China’s Three Gorges Dam, also the source of the driveway cobbles. An earth sheltered guest house, clad in stone, doubles as a pool cabana in the summer months. The three-car garage is designed to support half-court basketball with a sport court floor and glass backboard.
way to office with stairs to go up and main level straight ahead. nice windows - lots of light.
piece of furniture - long console table under the window with baskets under?
so it’s best to design a space where wet soles won’t wreck the flooring. “In entryways or mudrooms, consider an open tile floor that extends below a bench area,” says Murphy. This ensures a protected floor regardless of where wet boots may travel.