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 [...]
Narrow building sites - common in lake settings - can be present challenges while designing a new home that complies with setback ordinances, yet delivers the wants and needs an owner may have for their vacation home. This home on Clear Lake is a very good example of how those challenges can be overcome. Boasting over 3,000 sq. ft. of living area, this home provides ample sleeping areas with five over-sized bedrooms. With the capability of accommodating so many guests, bath room facilities are important and this need is met with five full baths. The design includes a large open great room, kitchen and dining area with a unique banquette shown in the featured photos. A secluded second floor family room is available for those times where a more intimate setting is desired. Universal design on the main floor not only makes this home accessible to all but provides an [...]
Designed as a year-round residence, this lake home offers plenty of room for guests that can be expected when your home is situated next to a natural recreational amenity. Located on Irish Lake in Kosciusko County, the home has 2,523 sq. ft. of living area on two levels with three large bedrooms and two and one half baths. Designed specifically for this severely sloping lot by Lynn, this home features exterior decks overlooking the lake that will be accessible from each level and a lake-toy storage room that is very conveniently located at lake level.
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 [...]
Designed by Lynn, this cottage on the south shore of Clear Lake was designed specifically to fit on the site formally occupied by the owner's aging home . With four bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths, this cottage is deceptively spacious and offers two large open areas for entertaining. Though the lot was somewhat narrow, we were able to include an attached one car garage for the owner's convenience. The bayed nook and elevated deck offer spectacular views of Kasota Island and the lake beyond.