Lakefront Modern

Our clients purchased an unpretentious lakefront 1970s rambler with the intention of replacing it for their young family. A tight site meant pushing the setback limits and a vertical solution. The proximity to the lake also meant no basement.


Our effort was guided by our clients’ love of modern design and their 270-degree lake views. Most rooms enjoy multiple panoramas. We further connected the house to the outdoors by adding a ground floor terrace, main-level deck, screened porch, and an open balcony off the master bedroom above.  We incorporated an elevator shaft so this young couple can age in place by the lake.

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