Originally, the intention of the owner of the home situated on this site was to expand and update the structure. Having been in the family for many years, the existing cottage had grown tired and was in need of some improvements but was no less loved. After much consideration of the cost and design benefits of a new home compared to the proposed remodel and expansion, it became apparent that, all things considered, the best option was to reluctantly allow the original home to be demolished and a new home to be built in its place. Working closely with Lynn, the owners requested a design for the new vacation home that was similar to the existing home in many ways. This new cottage includes a walk-out basement and den/4th bedroom, which are additional spaces that were not available in the original home. The home has been designed for universal access [...]
Located on a closed equestrian training and boarding facility near Roanoke, this home, like the rest of the property has been given new life by the owners. Having built a home and cottage for these loyal customers, they requested our help once again to refresh this home so it could be occupied by the manager of the facility. The building was solid for the most part but certainly had areas that needed attention functionally as well as aesthetically. Among the work that was completed were projects such as adding a roof over the main entry, re-roofing the entire home and adding some stone wainscoting and other exterior embellishments. The interior was updated with brand new custom kitchen cabinets and granite tops, refurbishing some existing hardwood floors that were covered with carpeting and repainting the entire home. Hand railing was added to the interior stairway to improve safety as well as [...]
With the unique challenges that seem to be commonplace for lakeside building sites this lake home now recently completed on Lake James was designed by Lynn to take advantage of what this site had to offer. The two-story Contemporary Mediterranean provides 3,880 sq. ft. of living area with a two-car / one-boat garage. Accommodating a large amount of guests at the same time was an important consideration and is provided for with the 4 bedrooms in addition to the large bunk room and 3 1/2 baths. The oversized kitchen, dining room and great room provide more than enough space to make entertaining a breeze. A strategically place sun room allows for a nice little lake side get-away.
This Craftsman style ranch home was recently completed in Huntington, Indiana. The home contains 2,354 square feet of living space as well as 893 sq. ft. of finished area in the basement. This split three-bedroom home was designed by Lynn specifically to meet the owner's needs and wants. With amenities such as the 11' high coffered ceiling in the great room to the paving brick installed on the patio and sidewalks, this home is very well appointed. Along with the owners, we are extremely pleased with this one-of-a-kind beauty.
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 [...]