The clients wanted the house to fit in the vernacular of Connecticut but with a younger outlook.
The rolling meadows spoke to Debbie and Tom Meek the moment they saw the property.
Seldom do you find a garden whose beauty responds so directly to the wide-open sky of Northern California.
At Linda Horn’s garden in Spencertown, the grass is always greener—and then some.
The spirit of the property: at once useful and beautiful, spare and stylish, and fashioned from the land but made for the sea.
Principal James Doyle's design was inspired by the former owner, American Impressionist painter John Henry Twachtman.
Wander to your left, and the air is infused with dozens of aromatic roses. Wander to your right, and a rare American wisteria and 10 varieties of clematis clamber the garage walls.
Trees are a fundamental element in garden design.
Says landscape architect Peter Cummin, "It's the best piece of property seen anywhere in Connecticut."
A dynamic landscape in which hardscaping and softscaping intersect artfully frames the modernist structure.