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This house is located on the edge of a traditional New England village Thetford Hill in Vermont. The site slopes steeply down from the road with extraordinary views to the east across the Connecticut River Valley to a beautiful range of New Hampshire mountains.

Program
The clients lived in a traditional brick, dark house in Georgetown, DC. For retirement, however, they wanted a contemporary house to match their anticipated new life style. The house had to accommodate specific antiques, pieces of art, and a large chinese tapestry,

Design Solution
The house is organized on three levels: the entry/living level between guest quarters below and owner’s suite above. The core of the design is a two story great room that opens to a long deck and the panoramic views.

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