New England shingle style blends with the subtly sweeping lines of an English country house in this 6000 square-foot home. Exterior details are kept simple while the dynamic asymmetry is visually exciting. The entry leads directly into a large open combination living room and dining room. Abundant glass and tall ceilings bring sunlight to all parts of the house. The design takes full advantage of the first and second floor Ocean views as well as a total of some 150 acres of agricultural reserves on 3 sides of the property. Underneath the round turret is a strategically placed floating staircase. An elevator also serves all levels.
The well-equipped kitchen has an oversized island and opens to a spacious breakfast area. A terrace stretches across the entire back of the house linking a barbecue on one end and a covered porch with fireplace on the other. The covered porch is accessed from an oversized family room which could be configured in a variety of different ways. There is a wet bar handily located between the indoor and outdoor living areas. A junior master bedroom rounds out the first floor.
Second floor has a strategically placed master bedroom with windows on both sides of the house. Symmetrical openings lead to an ample sitting room on one side and an oversized “Her” master bathroom and walk-in closet on the other. “His” master bath and closet is behind the bed wall. The remaining second floor includes three comfortable ensuite bedrooms.
The center of the lower-level is set up as a large media/rec room with adjacent bar. Two bedrooms are on one end of the lower level and an additional bedroom is off the other. The lower-level laundry is served from second floor by a laundry chute. A unique feature: the two-car garage is in the lower-level, freeing up more livable space on the first floor.
Additional backyard amenities include a swimming pool with spa, pergola, tennis court and pool house which could be outfitted either as a gym or a lounge. It includes a powder room, steam shower, infrared sauna and outdoor shower.
The rational simplicity of a traditional Long Island farmhouse is artfully expanded for today’s busy family. First & second floors contain 7510 ft.² but the building elevations combine the upper roof peaks and lower shed roofs to preserve a modest scale. The traditional center entry and stair hall leads to a large living room in the back of the house and the dining room off to the side. Big pocket doors between the living room and the kitchen allow the rooms to be united or separated. The large breakfast area is surrounded by glass.
With an emphasis on practicality the garage end of the house includes a mud room, laundry, side entry, locker/storage area, a second staircase and barbecue terrace. On the opposite end of the house a cozy den with wraparound windows opens to a covered porch and fireplace. The first floor bedroom enjoys a private corner off the hallway.
One side of the second floor contains the master bedroom, outside deck, walk-in closet, and master bath. The opposite side of the second floor contains four bedrooms each with a full bathroom. One bedroom has its own outdoor deck. The center of the second floor has a spacious family room with fireplace and deck in addition to a modest home office.
The fun doesn’t stop upstairs; downstairs there is a dedicated media room, rec room with outside staircase access, gym and game room. The powder room serving these spaces could be enlarged to a full bathroom. There are an additional two bedrooms each with full bathroom.
This 7050 ft.² traditional residence has balanced gambrel style roofs to create extra second floor spaciousness while the large cross buck shutters lend an informal barn like atmosphere. The façade and floor plans present a traditional layout with added features for family comfort and style.
The spacious entry has a Stanford White style staircase connecting all three levels. The entry leads symmetrically to the living room and directly out to the rear terrace. The family room bookends the living room and is separated by large pocket doors. Both the living room and the adjacent den open onto one of two spacious covered porches. A first-floor junior master bedroom and bath are privately located off the center hall. One added feature: a children’s playroom is located just across from the kitchen.
Upstairs the master suite has its own large outdoor deck and two spacious walk-in closets on the way to the master bath. There are four good sized bedrooms each with its own bathroom. One of the bedrooms has an additional outdoor deck.
The lower-level includes a large rec room, gym with outdoor window well, two bedrooms each with its own bath, and second laundry room. A second staircase accesses the mechanical area from the garage. Adjacent to the main the stairway is a conveniently located powder room and wine closet.
This 7282 ft.² residence is simultaneously peaceful and majestic. The roof lines are traditional Long Island farmhouse style but the large windows with upper transoms and expansive front and back porches create an airy openness for comfortable modern living. The prominent front entry porch leads to an entry stair Hall with a first-floor master suite on one side and dining room on the other. Living room and large screened porch are straight ahead. The secondary axis through the living room has a library on one side and the kitchen family and breakfast symmetrically on the other.
The spacious kitchen and family allows informal living without sacrificing the utility of the kitchen area. The adjacent den can be outfitted as a kids playroom or a media room. Mud room, laundry, elevator and back staircase are all strategically located near the garage. Terrace off the kitchen is surrounded by low sitting walls and outdoor barbecue facilities.
Upstairs a small vestibule links the master bedroom, sitting room, large closets, and bathroom. Master bedroom also enjoys a spacious deck. The balcony overlooking the entry hall is spacious but does not use up too much of the house volume. Three additional bedrooms flank the second floor center corridor.
Both staircases lead to the 5082 ft.² lower-level. Family recreation is foremost with a large rec room, playroom, and golf practice room. A kids bunk room and bath are at one end and additional service bedrooms are at the other. There is also a second laundry room next to the elevator.
This house is also optionally connected to a large pool house. Primary feature of the pool house is an indoor outdoor room with a 23 foot wide accordion door and fireplace and bar. In addition there is a large bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower facilities. Two bonus rooms are available upstairs.
This balanced and proper 5282 ft.² New England colonial style home incorporates all the features desired for contemporary living. The understated entry porch leads to a light filled stair hall which opens to dining room, family room, and large living room. The living and family both open onto a large covered porch with TV and fireplace. The den at the end of the house provides a quiet getaway. Both the garage and a side entry lead to a fully outfitted mud room with adjacent second powder room and pantry. Kitchen and breakfast area are large and filled with light.
The privately located second floor master bedroom enjoys a fireplace and a large outdoor deck. Each of the additional five second floor bedrooms has its own bathroom. Both of the additional two bedrooms in the lower-level have a bathroom. One of them also has its own laundry and sitting room. The lower-level recreation room is large enough for TV lounge area plus pool table and ping-pong. A gym and steam room round out the opportunities for family fun and fitness.
The length of the house provides a good separation between the "public" front yard and the private rear yard. A central rear terrace is accessed from the kitchen, breakfast, and family areas. Outdoor barbecue and shower are adjacent to the terrace with a cabana bathroom directly adjacent to the outdoor shower. The swimming pool and spa are located slightly off to the side leaving a large lawn area.
This compact residence makes maximum use of a smaller site providing 5279 ft.² without being overwhelming. The spacious entry porch and the way the second floor steps back from the plane of the first floor softens the facade. On the second floor this setback is used to create a large second-floor deck. The living room and family room are on opposite sides of the house with a fireplace centered on each room connected by a central axis through the dining room. As always the kitchen is convenient to the mudroom entrance. It overlooks the family room and a built-in breakfast banquette. The family room porch enjoys an outdoor fireplace. A private first-floor bedroom/den has its own bathroom and access out toward the back of the house. The second floor includes a large master, a sitting room, and three bedrooms each with its own bath. Access is from the central stair or by elevator. Two additional bedrooms plus an over sized recreation room round out the lower-level. A simple pool house serves the pool area with bathroom and entertaining facilities.
Set on 2 ½ private acres in Sagaponack’s estate section, this crisp new design combines spare contemporary detailing with circa 1900 vernacular roof lines creating a residence that is proud but not boastful. The 6039 ft.² first and second floor includes all the expected features plus a 992 ft.² guest house linked via the lower-level. The spacious entry leads directly through the living room and out to a covered porch with a fireplace and generous entertaining terraces with fieldstone sitting walls. In addition a large family room with a limestone fireplace is centrally located and partially open to the kitchen. Rooms are light and spacious but also clearly defined. The first-floor bedroom could serve as a master, but the private second floor master includes a vestibule, two walk-in closets, oversized bathroom, a fireplace and an outdoor deck. The 3958 ft.² lower-level includes additional bedrooms, family room, movie theater, gym, wine room and a cedar closet. Adjacent to the swimming pool/spa and sunken tennis court are an open and a pergola shaded terrace with a bathroom/changing area and an indoor-outdoor bar.
This six bedroom 4,327 sq. ft. shingle style home has been designed for easy maintenance both as a home and property, while simultaneously having all the amenities you might desire on a larger property. The house overlooks a 44 acre reserve to the South and a conservation easement to the East. A driveway courtyard leads to an entry vestibule, and stair hall, which leads to a very spacious kitchen, dining area, and living room. Off the rear is a large covered porch with an outdoor fireplace as well as an open dining terrace with barbecue. The first-floor bedroom opens both to the living room and the entry hall allowing it alternatively to be used as a den or playroom. The second floor master bedroom has views to the South and East with a private deck tucked into the roof. The master also has a fireplace, walk-in closet, and spacious bathroom. The other two second-floor bedrooms have views in two directions and one has a private deck. The 2,285 sq. ft. lower-level has two additional bedrooms, a large recreation room, and a gym all with ample light wells. In addition there is 1250 sq. ft. 3-level pool house, separate spa, and 18x45 pool. On the south side of Parsonage Lane is a little known public trail that takes one through the fields to the Ocean. A delightful walk at any time of the year!
This plan uses traditional Long Island farmhouse style to create an easy-going efficient 5229 ft² home. The kitchen, living and dining room share one space with the addition of a sunny breakfast area. Layout also allows a future wall to separate the kitchen from the living if desired. The first floor master suite has his and hers bathrooms and closets. The suite is private but has convenient access to the covered porch with outdoor fireplace. A special feature is the private staircase leading from the master to a second-floor studio. To promote family fairness the three second-floor bedrooms are designed to each have equal amenities and size. The lower-level includes two more bedrooms, a large recreation room, and laundry facility.
- Hamptons Builder | Michael Davis Design & Construction | Renovations & Real Estate | Sagaponack, New York
This 3264 ft² cottage is designed for a corner lot where the front door opens toward the main street, and the garage enters from the side street. The L-shaped plan helps create privacy for backyard recreation. The exterior form is kept simple but the welcoming front porch and stair tower give the design a flair that is simultaneously traditional and individual. The first floor maximizes the feeling of space by combining the kitchen, living and dining rooms. The mud room, cabana bathroom and laundry are convenient to the garage and the kitchen, while the first-floor master bedroom enjoys the quieter side of the property. Upstairs are three bedrooms with one private bath and one shared bath. An ample second-floor deck enjoys good views. The original two-room cottage on the property is connected to the main house by way of an underground tunnel.
- Hamptons Builder | Michael Davis Design & Construction | Renovations & Real Estate | Sagaponack, New York
At 5207 ft² this home has an open kitchen/living room but has a uniquely English country style exterior. The large low sweeping roof lines and the hipped gable dormers combine to create a cozy and protected traditional feeling. It also provides for a covered porch with an outdoor fireplace. The master bedroom on the second floor enjoys a private roof deck, but the first floor den and guest bedroom could easily be relabeled as a first-floor master suite. The plan includes a separate dining room but the kitchen/living is big enough to include a dining table freeing the dining room for other uses. As with many of our houses the first floor and second floor ceilings are 10 feet high creating spacious and well lit rooms while simultaneously preserving the sheltered human scaled exterior roof lines.
- Hamptons Builder | Michael Davis Design & Construction | Renovations & Real Estate | Sagaponack, New York
This 8409 square-foot residence set on a shy 4 acres presents and abundance of shingle style details combining grace, subtlety and visual excitement. The street side includes wood shingle arches, bows, and flares with wooden brackets and corbels in a tastefully refined manner. The entry porch leads to a spacious hallway, past the main staircase and through the living room to an exterior covered porch. There is an outdoor fireplace under the covered porch which leads to generous entertainment terraces with fieldstone sitting walls. Like many of our houses the kitchen opens to a spacious family room and breakfast eating area. There is a library with private porch off the living room and a media room opening out to the family room. The first floor junior master suite includes a window seat, fireplace walk-in closet, ample bathroom, and covered porch. The mud room links the kitchen, 3-car garage, front and back entrances, laundry, powder room and back staircase. The spacious second floor master enjoys sunlight on 3 sides and a roof deck. A total of 9 bedrooms are on 3 floors with an elevator servicing all levels. A central roof observation deck makes for a fun entertainment area with 360 views. The lower-level includes a game room, fireplace sitting area, wine room, cedar closet, professional home theater and a gymnasium with a bathroom, steam shower and sauna.
Hamptons Builder | Michael Davis Design & Construction | Renovations & Real Estate | Sagaponack, New York
This 5773 sq ft residence presents a quiet balanced facade with just the right amount of detailing to keep it exciting and distinctive. The porches, box bay window, overhang with brackets, decorative shingles, and shutters all work with the pleasing roof profile to create a harmonious composition. The front to back living room is large enough for a multitude of family activities and, as drawn, includes the formal dining table. In addition there is a media room off the corner of the kitchen which could alternatively be the dining room. The conveniently located mud room opens to a large laundry room, lower level staircase, and cabana bathroom with changing area, bench and built-ins. The second floor master bedroom includes a fireplace, sitting area, walk-in closets, and roof deck. The three other second-floor bedrooms have ample closets and ensuite bathrooms.
Even at 6768 sq ft this residence keeps its cottage charm by skillfully combining circa 1910 English country house design and proportions with American shingle style features. For example, the porch which indents into the main façade of the house is typically English and the shingle arched opening is a characteristic shingle style feature. The heart of the house is the spacious kitchen opening directly to large family area with fireplace and breakfast area. The dining room is formal served by a butler's pantry. The first-floor bedroom is very private. The den is an extension of the living room, well scaled for TV watching for seven. The three-car garage is off to the side so as to not overpower the rest of the house. Upstairs the master bedroom has good privacy from the three other bedrooms. It features a fireplace, roof deck, separate sitting area, and large bathroom and closet areas.
This 6229 sq ft home is a sleek dynamic update of c.1910 English roof lines and proportions. Nothing shouts, but all the parts fit like clockwork so the whole is definitely more than the sum of the parts, and nothing is out of place. Entering from the modest front porch, the entry hall is on center with the dining room and French doors out the back. To one side is the ample living room which subsequently leads to a bedroom and den. In the other direction is the family room which is open to the spacious kitchen and family dining area. Another bedroom is situated off the mud room; in addition there is a large laundry, pantry, and second powder room. Upstairs the master bedroom has views in three directions; two pairs of French doors flanking the fireplace open out to the roof deck. The three other upstairs bedrooms each have well placed windows for views in all directions. The finished lower level has a large recreation room, TV sitting area, gym, and additional bedrooms, all served by ample light wells.
This subtle collection of hipped roofs gently covers 6792 square feet of first and second floor space while allowing each room to have broad casement windows and distinctive ceiling shapes. The front entry with its peaked covered porch aligns with the dining room leading to a spacious rear terrace, pool and sunken tennis court. A spacious family area and breakfast area with prime views and exterior access are both open to the kitchen; a popular feature for busy family life. The second floor master bedroom roof deck overlooks landscape views to the rear, while a pocket deck takes advantage of southern light. Including the finished basement the house could be arranged for six or seven bedrooms.
6945 sq ft home set on 2.3 private acres combines understated country charm with a full array of estate features. Entry courtyard and garden lead to a traditional entry porch and central stair hall. In addition to the generously sized kitchen, family and breakfast area there is a library, dining room, media room, 3 car garage, laundry and mud room. A total of 8 bedrooms are on 3 floors with an elevator servicing all levels. On the lower level is a home theater, wine room, rec room, gym with full bath, steam room and sauna.
This 5525 sq ft residence offers every state-of-the-art amenity. A formal dining room, gourmet kitchen and living room, spacious family room with French doors leading to a covered porch with fireplace. Three additional fireplaces, grand master bedroom suite with private balcony, finished lower level including a media room with wet bar, gym/playroom, wine cellar and staff quarters. Spacious pool house, oversized gunite pool and spa is surrounded by bluestone. Crestron home automation technology, detached 2-bay garage and professional landscaping offer the finishing touches.
5 Bedroom 6,056 sq ft shingled house modeled after a turn-of -the 19th century house by English architect Voysey. The simple yet bold symmetrical hip roof form is highlighted with front and side porches, broad groups of casement windows, and a brick and stucco chimney. There is a detached garage with recreational facilities linked by a courtyard garden.
This 5,366 sq ft home presents a restrained and balanced face to the street with English style dormers and window bays. On the rear there are bold gables, covered porch with deck above and round breakfast room bay. All parts of the building are accessible including the first-floor master suite.
Less than a mile from the ocean at Sagg Main Beach, this South of the Highway traditional will impress even the most discerning buyer. On a private lane, sited on an acre of land and built by notable builder Michael Davis this 6,500 sq. ft. traditional has ocean and pond views. The soaring ceiling reaches close to 28 feet, with beautiful hand hewn barn beams, and dramatic windows. Along with the barn beams, the antique wood floor blends seamlessly with the Subzero & Wolf kitchen featuring soap stone counter tops and zinc stove hood and center island. The focal point of this dramatic open first floor entertaining area is the stone fireplace and multiple seating areas. Each of the five bedrooms is ensuite, each bath unique with high end bath fittings, tile and moldings. Retreat to the separate master wing with its own sitting area/office and large marble bath with a chic soaking tub. You will find that outdoors there are multiple patios for summer dinners, a built in barbeque and raised vegetable/herb gardens. The house centers around the beautiful heated 20x 50 pool with a built in spa and retractable safety cover, a pool house with its own bath, outdoor shower and wet bar. Additionally a media room, three car garage and lush landscaping complete this beautiful and unique property.
9,353 SF custom built Country House with prominent overhangs, two-story cylindrical bay, large stucco chimneys, has every possible amenity while also honoring the subtle good taste of its English roots. The flat roof dormers and restrained detailing show the early influences of modernism on turn-of-the-19th century English design. Situated on 7 1/2 acres abutting reserved farmland the estate includes a restored antique barn (circa 1750), Carriage House and Pool House/Recreational Pavilion. Ideal horse or private farm with trail leading to Ocean Beach.
6,195 SF residence and Pool House/Recreational Pavilion. The Davis team styled the exterior of this house very closely on the English cottage vernacular including the hipped gables and gablets. The interior combines 1920s inspired painted woodwork with contemporary tile designs.
Fanciful shingle style residence artfully combining sweeping gable roof lines with the cylindrical tower and front porch. The compact design fits many features on a small site while preserving the cottage scale and character.
Typical of many of the seaside resort cottages of the Hamptons this 6,268 SF residence combines traditional exterior features in a rambling well organized and appropriately detailed composition. The welcoming front porch is the focus of the front of the house while the rear elevation fully opens the inside to the outside.
This 3,256 SF residence presents a strong and artful traditional cottage design without overpowering its small site. The front elevation includes tower, entry porch, second floor deck, bay window and garage all properly scaled and detailed. Brick chimneys flank the house and a large terrace enjoys the privacy of the backyard.
Proof that a major resort residence can have refined good taste, this 8,201 SF house is a shingled rendition of a traditional turn-of-the-19th century English country house. The horizontal emphasis of the porch and bands of windows is accented by the not exactly symmetrical gable roofs. The interior combines openness where appropriate with comfortably scaled traditional library, dining and media rooms.
This 4,044 SF residence on a corner lot puts the entry porch on the street side corner, the garage on the east corner and a bedroom wing on the opposite corner, creating privacy for the backyard terrace. The diagonal interior flow from entry through living/dining room to kitchen and breakfast creates a very spacious feel to the house.
A series of hipped gable roofs make this 7,226 SF house light and airy on the inside while simultaneously traditional and cozy on the outside. Room placement is not arbitrary, but is a careful balance of form and function. The detached garage is combined with pool house.
This 5,841 SF residence uses the forms and proportions of the traditional American two-story farmhouse expanded to serve a modern growing family without becoming pretentious. The entry porch is expanded to become a welcoming porte-cochere.
Less common in the Davis repertoire, this 6,023 SF house features the "Dutch" gambrel style roof, rendered here with a broader and softer profile than one often sees. Entry, family, kitchen, breakfast and mud room porch all orient toward the southeast whereas the first-floor master bedroom is on the opposite quiet side of the house. Master and living room share an ample screened porch.
This 4,591 SF residence is a straightforward example of the American Shingle Style architecture. Prominent gables with decorative shingle designs at the peak. The focus is a large front porch featuring a subtle arch with more shingle patterns. The second floor master bedroom enjoys a deck with views.
Although fully shingled this 5,207 SF residence traces its roots to English medieval architecture as interpreted by turn-of-the-19th century British architects. The tall primary roof form is broken by minimal interruptions on the entry side, but breaks out exuberantly on the rear. The garage and recreation room is attached by a mud room link.
This 6,116 SF residence artfully combines steep roofed English vernacular, including the bay window hanging from the end gable, with traditional American shingle features such as the entry porch and the eyebrow windows over the living room.
Based on a country house by English architect Voysey the entry facade has a crisp no-nonsense boldness with a typically English minimal emphasis on decoration and porch. The rear elevation continues these strong simple lines while simultaneously opening the 5,910 SF house to abundant light and fresh air.
Balance without boring symmetry distinguishes this shingle style house. Roofs sweep low all around the house while a pair of faceted bays enliven the back elevation The house contains 5,967 SF.
This house started life as a typical 1960's ranch, but has been functionally and aesthetically updated. While the basic structure and roof lines were preserved gables and trim were added giving more visual excitement and traditional character. Also added was a second-floor bedroom bath and siting room plus a dramatic spiral staircase to a topmost observation roof deck.
Situated on a bluff overlooking the water this 4,915 SF residence incorporates a number of fanciful shingle style features including the "lighthouse" stairway tower, faceted dormers, corner tower and porthole windows.
Although designed to look like a regular shingle style house, this 5,660 SF residence is "upside down" with all major rooms on the second floor to maximize views and avoid a busy road in front. Visitors approach the second floor through a series of separate short runs of stairs to avoid being confronted with a single mammoth stairway. Second floor decks give ample outdoor space off the master bedroom and off the kitchen.
The quaint English cottage for the man who has and wants everything is 6.650 SF. Gablets punctuate tall hipped roofs. The tall sculptural chimneys and the two-story gang of casement windows in the living room are particularly English features. The staircase wraps around one of the fireplaces in the entry .
In addition to the 7 bedroom main house, there is a 3-car carriage house with 900 SF of living space.
The emphasis is on harmony of all the parts as the predominantly horizontal lines of all the roof planes dovetail together. The 6,488 SF house is bent slightly on each side of the two-story living room; on the entry side this nestles the porch and on the rear opens the house to more of the yard.
Permitted by zoning to build slightly higher than the typical Davis house there is a dynamic interplay between the dominant pair of gables and the sweeping porch roof with eyebrow dormer in the center. This 5,422 SF design works well either on a corner lot or on a regular rectangular lot.
Entry porch with a bow window is capped by a dominant gable with a traditional Palladium window. Traditional doghouse dormers bring light to the second floor elsewhere in the house. The L-shaped 5,400 square-foot plan allows the living room and the family/kitchen to share an exterior terrace and rural views.
This design realized the client's dream for a symmetrical two-story French style stucco house. Two sisters and their families share the 5,086 SF house so the second-floor bedrooms open to a second living room, and large roof deck.
Multiple gables combine the horizontal and vertical elements with emphasis on the arched entry porch in this 5,871 SF shingle style residence. All parts of this six bedroom house were designed to be accessible by wheelchair.
Designed with elegance, this 5,700 SF house, set on 2.3 scenic acres, incorporates characteristic English country house features including: tall roof with minimal interruptions, hipped gables, wrap-around corner window gangs, and subtle indented entry porch. The living room gains extra height by stepping down from the entry. The originally planned attached garage was converted to a media room and a carriage house was built.
Outstanding farm field and sunset views. Mature landscaping including wisteria covered pool side pergola, orchard and meditation garden.
Parsonage Pond Road is a quiet no throughway road which is ideal for kids to bike, skateboard, etc.
Graceful shingles rendition of a turn-of-the-century stucco English country house, this 6,340 SF residence includes large light filled rooms and all amenities with peaceful self-confident design.
At 4,482 SF this a more compact version of the English country houses seen in many Davis team designs. The "buttressed" corner, the extended garden wall, and the arched inset entry all come from English roots while the generous ganged doors and windows create a light and airy interior.
The paneled chimney, eyebrow dormer, built-in dovecote motive, and prominent corner porch with Sunburst design on this 4,687 SF residence are all features typical of American shingle style which has been popular in the Hamptons since the 1880's.
This 5,270 SF residence was designed to maximize views of the wraparound pond. The active roof design echoes images of birds in flight or whitecaps on the pond. Even so, the floor plan is resolved with a natural flow from entry to living room, dining room, kitchen and family room.
The rugged peaks of an English country house are made softer and friendlier in this shingled 5,920 SF house by breaking the roof volumes into smaller parts and angling the plan in the middle. Angling the plan also helps clearly define the entry, service, outdoor recreation and outdoor open lawn areas.
The no-nonsense straight gables of American colonial design are arranged in a 5,245 SF layout appropriate for both summer resort use and year-round use. The central living hall links all other parts of the house so the living room is not the "forgotten room".
A summer fun factory, this 4,491 SF residence with second floor pond views with a large two-story recreational/entry porch. The large size of the primary roof is made friendly with the smaller size of the flanking gables, the eyebrow windows and porch detailing.
A shingled house with English Tudor style roots. The stocky overhanging front gable supported by brackets and the 15 foot wide arched bay window, plus the steep roof lines and the ganged windows all give this 4,905 SF house a slightly medieval flair.
The L-shaped plan of this 4,367 SF house on a corner lot creates a private backyard. The design is an assemblage of simple gable and shed roofs reminiscent of local farm and barn compounds, made more elegant with well-designed trim and window detailing.
A modest country cottage from the front, this 4,352 SF residence opens up in the back with porches and a multitude of dormer windows and French doors. The living room is a few steps down from the dining room and kitchen and linked directly to both.
Designed with a slightly lower roof height than most Davis designs this 4,000 SF residence has a peaceful and simple series of gable roofs facing both the street and the backyard. Master bedroom is on the first floor with a small private sitting room.
A shingle house with a dynamic combination of major and minor roof gables is both visually exciting and compositionally balanced. Nothing in the 4,905 SF plan appears out of place or extraneous. The compact second floor contains a master bedroom plus 3 additional bedrooms.
Inspired by English country houses with steep roof lines sweeping from high to low, this 4,644 SF residence stretches long to give all rooms maximum exterior exposure. The central living hall has flanking fireplaces and a cathedral ceiling.
A logical L-shaped plan for a corner lot, the wings of this 4,700 SF house shield the swimming pool from both road frontages. The corner entry porch sets up a series of interior diagonal connections between rooms.
One of the simpler and smaller designs in the Davis portfolio this 4,033 SF residence is always a favorite. It is traditional without being boring and self-confident without being overdone.
This 4,025 SF residence has an intentionally low overall height but still contains a master bedroom and bath plus 3 additional bedrooms with full bathrooms on the second floor. The repetition of gable roof line with the slight arched trim design gives a pleasing continuity to the design.