I often find myself looking at homes and dreaming about how I would change them if they were mine, and it wasn’t any different when I saw this classic shingle home for sale.
Brilliantly designed by Anderson Campanella Architects, this shingle style home takes full advantage of its waterfront venue and the site’s environmental challenges. The design’s conception considered strict codes that led to a compound-style layout, which includes a freestanding garage and pool house that have been ordered to elegantly utilize the property. A variety of spaces draw interest to the river views, including the kitchen bay dining area. The dynamic layout also gives each room a unique feel, yet is united in a common historical, nautical theme.
The attention to detail and great open floor plan add to the beauty of this Hamptons style shore colonial home. From the front foyer with floating staircase and full wall recessed mouldings to the family room with French doors to an ipe deck with custom railings, this house embodies elegant living at its best.
Take a good look and let me know if you would spend the $4,195,000 asking price for this property.
This beautiful home is located in Little Silver, New Jersey.
The property features a shingle detached garage with a home office on the upper level.
I love this classic foyer with fireplace.
This white foyer features classic wainscoting and beautiful lighting.
The family room is one of my favorite spaces in the house. It looks so comfortable!
Custom draperies bring some warmth and texture to this fairly neutral family room.
A sitting area is located at the end of the family room and faces the foyer.
A classic Hamptons-style kitchen fits perfectly in this shingle home.
The countertop is honed soapstone.
A wet bar comes handy to prepare beverages (or your morning coffee) in the breakfast room.
Peaceful views can be enjoyed from this spacious breakfast room.
A double-sided fireplace separates the kitchen area from the family room.
It’s always safe to keep everything classic. This white butler’s pantry with white marble counter and beadboard backsplash will sure stand the test of time.
Lighting brings a classic coastal feel to this traditional home.
The boys’ bedroom feature built-in bookcases above the twin beds.
Coastal decor add extra fun to this shared bedroom.
The master bedroom offers a neutral color scheme and calm waterviews.
The master bathroom feels very peaceful with its light blue walls.
The balcony features durable Ipe wood and custom railings.
The striking pool house/guest house features 2 baths, kitchen, game room and a master bedroom.
This is truly a dream backyard! I am in love with the architectural details of this pool house. Isn’t it incredible? I decided to post this home the moment I saw this picture…
The landscaping creates privacy and beauty to the pool area.
Shingle Pool House
The backyard features an Edgewater designed pool and spa, bluestone patio and a covered porch.
This large porch is the perfect place to spend some fun time with family and friends.
Pool House Interiors
The bluestone floor tiles continues from the pool area into the pool house for a seamless look.
The interiors of the pool house resembles a lighthouse. Isn’t it charming?
I love the architectural details of this pool house.
The kitchen area opens to the rest of the guest house where a staircase with rope railing leads you to the master bedroom.
Low-maintenance bluestone floor tiles are carried to the family room where a large slipcovered section is placed by a built-in TV unit.
Pool House Bathroom
This bathroom is perfect for a pool house. It can easily be shared with separate stalls and a large washstand with marble sink.
This home is private and peaceful…
I don’t think I would ever want to leave this place.
This river is just a few minutes away from the bay and it’s perfect for boating.
You can almost hear the breeze running through the grassy shore…
Would you pay $4.2 mil for this home? Is it wrong for me to think this is a very fair price? I am getting use to see the insane prices of houses in Vancouver where you can’t find homes under one million anymore. In fact, old homes are selling for extravagant prices, breaking records and leaving only few rich and the rest struggling to live anywhere close to town. In another words, house pricing in the US seems to be more fairly controlled than in Canada.
Anyone feeling the same way around here?
Sources: MLS ID: 21536134. Virtual Tour. Christie’s International Real Estate.
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