The modern farmhouse designed by Bates Masi Architect. This residence is primarily used when the clients’ extended family comes from England for long visits, they would like to live on place that away from city crowds and traffic so they ask the architect to create a peaceful house to relax and to reconnect with their family and with nature. The design objective was to make every day of that month unique by providing a range of destinations within the site with diverse scales, functions, and views: from gathering in the expansive living room overlooking the fields of the former peach orchard to reading alone on a shaded bench between the library and the edge of the forest. Multiple paths and hallways connect each destination, further increasing variety. Finally, each detail and custom furnishing is designed to make mundane rituals into thoughtful events.
Photo credit: Michael Moran Photography