Island Haven

A short causeway provides access to this private wooded island, a world removed from the nearby mainland of Darien. With views of Long Island Sound on one side and a secluded cove on the other, the design focus of the house is a traditional esthetic, one that recalls Shore Colonial Revival but accommodates 21st century sensibilities. Maximizing water views, our L-shaped plan allows all public spaces to overlook the Sound; even the garage and exercise area offer modest views of the surrounding water. The simple vertical board-and-batten barnlike garage complements the 7,900 square-foot main house with its more formal presentation of columns, pilasters and diamond windows. The property also includes a 1,716 square-foot guest house and pool house with an infinity pool bridging the ocean.



Beyond the Gate
American Classic
House on the Pond
House in the Historic Village
Cotswolds in Connecticut
Dune Cottage
Hamptons Summer House
Shingle Style Overlooking Beach
Lakeside Country House
A Nod to 1880’s Shingle
House Overlooking the Meadow
Small Gem in the Fields
North Shore Carriage House
Stone Splendor on the Sound
Contemporary Shingle on the Sound
Tidal River View
Above the Dunes
Sea Grass on the Bay
Shingle Style on the Point
European Splendor on Connecticut Shore
Scott’s Cove Waterfront