Parkside Cottage - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
next

Parkside Cottage

comments (2) July 14th, 2012 in Project Gallery, 2013 HOUSES Awards Gallery         Pin It
mistermac mistermac, member
thumbs up 10 users recommend

view from the park
stone wood, glass and space flows inside and out
Walnut built-ins capture coats and appliances, articulating kitchen/dining area
graceful but earthy woodwork

Located on a very tight lot bordering a flood plain park in the Village of Cheshire, in the mountains of North Carolina, this 2315hsf 3BR home was designed by Asheville architect Michael McDonough and crafted by Steve Rogers. River stone base and fireplace anchor the house to the site by referencing the nearby creek, and a variety of hardwoods from local sawmills add warmth and reinforce the "buy local" approach. Instead of a garage, a gravel driveway and porte cochere' minimize the building mass, and a variety of exterior spaces stitch the house to the lush landscape. A recessed central storage area accessed from porte cochere' (for bikes, garden tools, etc.) allows the loft above to remain connected to the main level with a graceful stair of local poplar and walnut. Other strategies, including super high-efficiency heat pump, sealed crawlspace, and Icynene insulation earned this home North Carolina "Healthy Built" and Energy Star certifications.


posted in: Project Gallery, 2013 HOUSES Awards Gallery, Small Home, 2013


Comments (2)

flguys2012 flguys2012 writes: I would also like to see a floor plan of this house. "???"
Posted: 1:15 pm on January 12th

jimscc jimscc writes: I would like to see a Floor Plan for this house.

Posted: 3:50 pm on May 4th

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.