Using the advantage of being long time year-round lake home residents, the owners of this very well thought-out home will enjoy a nice mixture of comfort and convenience. One of the owner's primary goals, conveyed to Lynn in the design phase, was to have plenty of space to store boats and lake toys in the off season, while allowing simultaneous use for automobile parking as well. The challenge in this design was to make certain that the oversized garage didn't dominate the street-side appearance. This challenge was nicely met with the strategic use of windows and a dormer. Another advantage offered by the large garage was the relatively inexpensive space available above, to use for additional bedrooms and a media room. With this additional space, the home offers a roomy 3,571 sq. ft. of living area. This 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath beauty is situated on a gourgeous homesite at [...]
The owner's dreams of country living are fulfilled inside and out with this beautiful Cape Cod home located in southeastern Allen County. Working closely with the owners, Lynn designed this home to function nicely and yet take advantage of the views of a wonderful private pond in the rear yard. The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with an exercise room and unfinished bonus room on the 2nd floor. With features like the farm sink in the kitchen and the barn door on the laundry room, the owner did a wonderful job of making the interior of the home warm and inviting. After investigating all the options for heating and cooling the residence, the owner chose to have a very high efficient air to air heat pump installed to work along with a conventional L.P. gas forced air system. With a design temperature of 10 degrees, the heat pump will [...]
This home is situated on a gorgeous estate sized home site with a large semi-private lake. The single-story residence featured here, has 3,269 sq. ft. of living area with an additional 3,836 sq. ft. of finished area in the walk-out basement. Using elements from homes previously built by our company, Lynn used some of the design features from those homes along with the owner's ideas to create this one-of-a-kind design. Just one example of the customization apparent in this home is a theater room and exercise room located under the four car garage, which was made possible by the existing topography of the building site. Aside from being extremely attractive, the home will offer unmatched comfort with hot water radiant floor heat throughout, including the garages. From the over-sized walk-in shower to the sun room overlooking the in-ground swimming pool we are confident that this home will provide the owners [...]
Most would agree that it is somewhat unusual to use adjectives such as beautiful or gorgeous while describing a stand-alone garage. We do feel however, that the use of those words is appropriate in the description of this garage on Clear Lake. Lynn, with much input from the owner, designed this building to meet the very stringent guidelines specified in the town's ordinances. Complying with the setback standards influenced the design in a manner that created a longer and less square garage than is typical for most lake accessory buildings. The height restrictions as well, created a design challenge in allowing for maximum additional storage options on the 2nd level. This obstacle was overcome with the smart use of dormers in strategic locations. The main level is divided in a way that allows for flexibility in how the space is used. In the summer season the rear space can be [...]
Located on a beautiful home site on Hursh Road in Allen County, this home is tucked behind a lovely private pond. With much input from the owner, this home was designed by Lynn and is laid out to take advantage of the wonderful natural setting. A very large sun room on the rear of the home provides a comfortable space to enjoy all this country setting has to offer.