South Shore Vacation Home on Clear Lake

Centered on the south shore of beautiful Clear Lake, this elevated home site provides a spectacular vista of the lake to the north. As is typical of many lake-side building sites, this sloping lot presented unique design challenges and opportunities for the landscaping, hardscaping and home layout. Lynn worked closely with the owners to design a home that not only meets their requirements but complies with the strict ordinances of the Town of Clear Lake as well. This two-story home consists of 3,100 sq. ft. of living area above grade and is built on an unfinished walk-out basement and attached one-car garage. Like so many vacation homes there is an abundance of sleeping areas (5 bedrooms) and 4 1/2 baths. The master suite is located on the main floor and accompanied by the laundry room, mud room and a large area on the lake side consisting of the great room, dining room and [...]

Upscale Home in Southwest Ft. Wayne

Designed specifically for this lovely home site in southwest Ft. Wayne, Lynn and the homeowners have created a home that will take full advantage of the gorgeous pond that abuts this property. The topography of the site allows for a daylight basement that includes windows with sufficient length to give the feel of living space above grade. One of the four bedrooms in this home is located in the basement along with a recreation area and tons of unfinished storage and future flexible-use spaces. Access to the basement is enhanced by a secondary stairway connecting the basement directly to the 3-car garage. The main level is extremely well appointed with many features including a 3-sided gas fireplace, wood arch and column work, custom walk-in shower stall, screened porch and mud room with bench and pegs. The fabulous exterior is embellished with fiber-cement siding and a brick/stone combination. A maintenance free exterior composite deck  overlooks the pond and [...]

New Haven Ranch

This home recently constucted in New Haven is a second generation design by Lynn Delagrange. Originally built as a villa in New Haven, the plan and exterior design was tailored specifically to the needs and wishes of the owner. This 3 bedroom home is universally accessible in the main portion of the home and the master suite area as well. Views of the large pond in the rear of the home can be enjoyed from the sun room, nook, great room and master bedroom.

Cape Cod Style Home on Big Long Lake

With instructions from the owners to preserve the abundant natural beauty of the property and to provide maximum area for outdoor living in the design, Lynn was turned loose to design what we feel will be among one of the most gorgeous lake homes in northern Indiana. With private decks for the three bedrooms on the 2nd floor and the wrap-around veranda on the main floor, there is certainly  no shortage of exterior space to enjoy the jewel that is Big Long Lake. An over sized see-thru fireplace divides the multi-sided sun room from the great room and views of the lake are in abundance from these areas as well as most rooms in the home. A full "lake bath" and the super-sized laundry room are smartly located just a step inside the lake-side door. The large bonus room over the garage provides space that is available to use in any number [...]

Design – Build on Clear Lake’s Gold Coast

After generations of serving the family well the existing cottage, it was decided, had seen its finest days and it was no longer feasible to be refurbished adequately. The family determined that a totally new cottage would be the direction in which they would proceed and contacted Lynn through references, to help in the design and construction of the new lake cottage. As is the case with virtually all vacation homes, the owners wanted an emphasis placed on sleeping capacity as well as adequate bathroom facilities. This 2,241 sq. ft. 6 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath one and 0ne-half story home on a walk-out basement ( 1,180 sq. ft. finished ) meets those requirement very nicely. Taking advantage of the unusally large lot, a super-sized composite deck will be built to allow for spectacular views along what is referred to as Clear Lake's "Gold Coast". The deck will be constructed in [...]