cept interior plan into an expansive courtyard
cottage inspired by the American Craftsman
style and by thatched-roof English cottages.
She broke up the mass of the building by separating the dormered main dwelling from a bedroom ell and garage with a portico and courtyard that lead to the indoor pool.
Manganello clad the house in low-main-tenance materials — cement clapboards, composite trim, and cedar shakes — and installed
fir doors. The building sits on 3 flat acres at the
rear of the subdivision, so there are no slopes to
nicola manganello used her signature
sliding barn door design to hide the television
above the double-sided hearth in the great
room (top), which, like the adjacent sunroom,
is furnished with pieces from Nicola’s Home.
The kitchen (above) is the culmination of the
open interior and features seating at the island
custom-designed to accommodate a