There were many
goals in designing this home. A complete setting on this
rural, hilltop site was the primary desire. As a result, the
house has the appearance of being here much longer than it
wrap-around porch creates lots of room for outdoor enjoyment
as well as a welcoming feel. We also had to consider the
home’s hilltop exposure in winter, so the home was designed
for living to be oriented from east to south to west.
improve energy efficiency, windows were limited on the north
side of the home, where heat loss would be the greatest. The
overall design is a blend of old and new thinking.