The Forever House

The family's desire when designing this house (architect David Matero) was for it to be their "Forever House" - a house that would meet their needs and be sustainable throughout the stages of their lives. With that in mind, the house was built with an ICF Block foundation, extra insulation in the walls and triple -paned windows. Built on a wooded lot, this home nestles in with a swooping roofline; the extra tall windows take advantage of the southern exposure. At 2300 sq. feet, including a one car garage, this house feels airy with vaulted ceilings on both the first and second floors. No wasted space can be found - the boys' rooms both have "treehouse" areas accessed by ladders, a guest "nook" was carved under the north-side swoop, a reading loft is tucked over the guest bathroom and storage was created in any remaining spaces. This 3 bedrooms - 3 1/2 bath home with a mudroom and family / project room in the daylight basement is the dream this family hoped for.

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Sunrise Views

Small cottage charm abounds in this hillside home facing the east side of Casco Bay. The site, restricted by local ordinances, the topography as well as lot size, was a design challenge; however the resulting 3 level structure has uncluttered but finely detailed interior spaces giving the splendid feel of being considerably larger than it is. With all common spaces on the middle level, the upper level provides bedrooms for the owners and guests, while the bottom level has a 2-car garage, exercise pool, half bath, and office. Walls of windows and decks take advantage of the ocean views and the flower gardens the owners have added. With an eye to design, this hillside lot was beautifully transformed into a place to call home.

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Friendly Cottage

Sited to take advantage of Casco Bay, this cottage reflects the traditional gambrel cape while being constructed with ICF blocks and heated and cooled with a geothermal/ solar hybrid system. The 1600 sq.ft., year-round, three-bedroom home achieves maximum light through the offset room design, while built-ins utilize the best of tight spaces. All these aspects make for a warm, comfortable and airy home.

We would be happy to discuss your next building project. Please call 207.837.5955 or email.