Shingle-Style Skating Pond House

This house overlooks a small skating pond with a warming shed. A series of barrel-vaulted dormers add scale and compositional effect to this shingle-clad house. The hipped roof of the exterior is punctuated by large “sleepy eye” dormers and a cylindrical stair tower. The street-facing rooms are screened by a long “farmers” porch punctuated by a barrel-vaulted portico leading to the front door. The focus of the front hall and entrance is a wall-mounted limestone and onyx fountain, inspired by the small neighborhood fountains of Rome. The great room contains a carved limestone fireplace along with two curving, stained walnut wood trusses. The four-season screened porch connects to a terraced patio, pool and spa. The first floor contains a large integrated living area consisting of a kitchen, informal dining area, family room connecting to a screened porch along with a formal dining room, billiard room and office. The master suite includes a corner loggia along with four additional bedrooms and an office suite.
Skating Pond House Exterior
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“Love rounded area” — btleonard
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“gutters” — lmoodyrn
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“windows” — kathycooper1
Skating Pond House Entry
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“Door frame” — 369369rs
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“Fuente” — jm2714
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“the big cylinder from inside” — Nadiya Mashood
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“Arched doorway” — pricenr
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“Hood” — jennifergallop
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“Instead of island?” — tsims
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“Like fireplace” — cwilliams6271
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“I like this. Brick inside could mimic brick in kitchen?” — savvytennessee
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“Fire place” — mszyndler
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“Walls” — ciararichardson
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“Counter top, onyx” — izspots
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