Mill Pond Beach House

When our client first looked at this 1910 beach house, it was not only in general disrepair — it lacked both heat and insulation. What it did offer were excellent water views of Westport’s charming Mill Pond on one side and Long Island Sound on the other. To protect the house from floods, the original structure was taken down to the studs and moved back. The 15-foot addition of two large gables increased the size of the house to 2000 square feet. The use of wood-plank walls, bead board, exposed ceiling joists, pre-cast concrete and slate create an effect of modern minimalism that remains true to a beach-house esthetic.



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
Island Haven