The owners of this home, built in a secluded wooded setting in northwest Ohio, were very clear in their instructions as to its design and layout. The over-riding requirement was to stay as true to the early New England period home style as possible while taking advantage of the benefits that new technology offers. With considerable guidance from the owners, we feel that this goal was successfully achieved.
Lynn and the owners designed this home with authentic characteristics such as lower ceiling heights and a steeped pitched roof common for the period. An over-sized all masonry fireplace is the central focal point of the interior and exterior as well. The interior decorating follows the theme with s4s casings and base as well as an all wood stair case with simple balustrade and wide wood plank flooring. Small touches like the hand crafted door hardware in the style used in the period contribute to the “feel” the owners desired.
The home has an attached two-car garage as well as large separate metal and woodworking shops for this dedicated hobbyist. There will be a small office/den in this area which helps makes this part of the home a handyman’s delight.
With the use of vinyl siding and rubber polymer asphalt shingles, this home will offer nearly maintenance free performance. The home consists of 3 bedrooms and two and one-half baths. The master suite provides his and hers baths and walk-in closets.