Modern Addition in the Country

Perched atop the pastoral foothills in Warren CT, the owners of a modest shingled home wanted a serene feel for their new home addition to allow for the noise and congestion of the city to fade away.

The challenge of the project posed the question of how to join the quaintness of the old house with a more minimal, modern wing. A combination of a varied white color scheme, soft wood stained cabinetry, raised ceilings and large windows are just the right ingredients for the job at hand. Enabling nature to be the focal point,. an amply sized 3 season room overlooking the meadows and trees in the distant valley, a bow window in the master and a sunny sitting room to enjoy morning coffee and admire the thoughtfully designed landscape of the wooded hillside.

Soft, neutral textures on the custom designed upholstered bed, bench cushions and swivel chair in the master again allow for an ethereal presence.

The porches have a deep natural slate tile to keep a relationship with the acres of stone walls surrounding the property. The porch furniture and rugs are all weather materials to allow for the occasional rain storm to blow in without worry.

The bathroom walls are tiled with the same 24” sq. white quartz tile as on the floors, and accented with bands of stainless trim to pick up the fixtures and add quiet interest. A linear drain was installed to allow for a curb-less shower. Custom designed vanity and makeup table allow for ample storage while blending into the surroundings. Heated towel bars and floors keep everything cozy in the winter months.