Small Gem in the Fields

On what was once Connecticut farmland, this small but highly functional Shingle Style residence sits proudly in a three-acre field of flowers. Our clients had a broad set of requirements: the house would be used as a second home and later for retirement; and it had to accommodate grown children, the couple’s joy of entertaining, a passion for books, and a north-facing studio for painting — while providing a relatively maintenance-free environment. The solution was a 2,300 square-foot Shingle Style house with porches, terraces and oversized bowed columns that together create a large, bold exterior presence. The interiors are equally strong; an ample 20’ x 25’ double-height living room is large enough to house a grand piano and ample seating for a party of fifty. The breakfast room, kitchen, master bedroom suite and outdoor terraces are situated off the living room, and a balcony library, guest room and studio are located above.


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
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
Scott’s Cove Waterfront