The 1,000 square foot addition effectively integrated the home’s Colonial style, expanding the informal living area and adding a guest bedroom and bath. The barrel-vaulted ceiling adds a dramatic architectural element to the family room.
Most of the existing, eighty year old house boat was torn down to the log foundation. Clapboard siding, enameled trim, Dutch doors and cedar decking were used to give the exterior a traditional appearance. A warm, wood finished interior was achieved by the use of fir posts and beams, pine plank flooring and an exposed ceiling of spruce car decking. The classically styled new home emerged through challenging design and construction aspects.