In Touch With Nature
Gross floor area
2,400 sq ft
Doug Barker Plumbing
Morningstar Stone and Tile
Appalachian Antique Hardwoods
G.M. Libby & Sons
Located on a lake in Rome, Maine the original summer camp was not fulfilling the family’s needs. While keeping the old summer camp a new year-round building was added to the property. The owners wanted something that would blend in with the heavy wooded lot. With minimal landscaping the house appears to grow out of the forest. The base around the house of rambling stone, repurposed from an old stone wall flows into the poplar bark shingles, effectively camouflaging the house. The cap of a standing seam copper roof completes the natural progression from earth to sky.
The 2400 sq ft inside has a comfortable open plan with a large natural granite fireplace providing the central focus. Wood beams intersect with natural peeled logs, left exposed and when inspected are seamlessly married to the finest of detail. Rustic heart pine floors and iron fittings and fixtures complete the look inside and give a warm glow perfect for entertaining or reading by the fireplace. A screen porch takes the exposed finish, rambling stone outside fireplace and granite stone slabs and allows you to take in views of the lake.
Warren Construction Group worked with Winkelman Architecture on this project.
Read more about it here in “Part of the Landscape”.
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