European radiators, each of which has an individual thermostat.
“There are innumerable heating zones,” says
McDill, who points to the porch recessed into the
water-facing end of the house as another energy-sav-ing measure. “We can sit out there on
a sunny day in winter,” she says, “and
the baffles formed by the house’s siding give us privacy.”
A small deck outside the kitchen
door is just large enough for one person to stand at
the rail-mounted stainless-steel grill. “It’s made for
use on boats, but works on land, too,” says Scott, a
The master bedroom’s ceiling reaches into the
pitch of the roof, making for a luxurious volume of
space and a poetic view. Here, small is not only stylish, it is also quite lush.
the detached barn echoes the tall, vertical shape
of the house. It serves as a garage, as well as work
space, with a sail loft on the upper level. A side door
faces the house for pedestrian access.
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