heating and cooling system as well as state-of-the-art Duratherm windows and doors,
and all materials are free of formaldehyde and have low or no volatile organic chemicals.
The overall effect is that of a classic New England cabin with the cozy feeling of a house
that’s been loved for generations but has the functional layout a contemporary family wants.
“The design has a rigor to it that Modern houses need,” says Neubauer. “But even with a
Modern house, it’s important to have warmth and scale.”
“The whole house wowed me the first time we walked in,” says Terilyn. “I cried! It was
our dream come true.”
“I cried too,” says Lake. “It was very touching. You never know exactly
how a project is going to turn out, but when it exceeds your expectations,
it’s so much fun.”
an ipe and granite walkway with
steps leads to the front entrance of
the low-slung house. Architect Jill
Neubauer’s horizontal design takes
its cues from the long stretch of