The simple forms of this 6,500 square foot homes exterior, including minimal ornamentation and pleasing symmetrical massing, belie the enhanced level of detail within.
Located on a corner lot in mid-country Greenwich, Connecticut, the new home’s location and layout were strongly influenced by reuse of the previous homes foundation. Vernacular New England Architectural elements enliven the design and facilitate a good contextual fit.
Light and dark interior finish elements are vividly contrasted in the home’s entrance hall. White painted wall paneling rises one story above the natural warmth of wide board Brazilian cherry flooring. Similar contrast can be found in the component parts of the entrance hall stairway. In a break from the homes formal living areas, Soper Babcock Associates selected wide board antique chestnut flooring for the kitchen and family room.