The house faces a neighborhood park and backs up to the Point Washington State Forest, a huge natural preserve. The homeowners wanted the structure to connect to an above-garage apartment via an enclosed walkway so that they could walk from the front of the house to the back without having to go inside.
Chairs, table: Z Gallerie; wall and ceiling paint: Iceberg, Benjamin Moore; posts and cabinet paint: White Dove, Benjamin Moore; floors: Brazilian walnut
Pendant lights: nickel, Circa
Tile: Walker Zenger; mirrors: Restoration Hardware; paint: Woodlawn Blue (cut 50 percent), Benjamin Moore; bathtub: Victoria + Albert
Footprints in Watercolor houses are tight, so Chick was challenged with finding a way to create personal areas. He did this by building upward, creating vertical, alternative living spaces, like a workspace near the stairs. “It’s very dramatic to have a vaulted, two-story space on the second floor,” notes Chick. It's even more dramatic to have a large, wooden, beaded chandelier.
Chandelier: Europa, Currey & Company
The honey-colored ceiling is made of pecky cypress.