Built in 1913, this handsome
red brick home energetically combines elements of Colonial Revival,
Neoclassical, and Arts and Crafts styles. The home's present owners have
complimented this lively eclecticism with their own decor and design ideas.
Leaded glass sidelights frame the front door. The decorative details on the
portico echo the frieze of the Neoclassical home to the north. The stained glass
window over the doorway was designed by the owner.
Rich burgundys and blues, accented
by white, warm the formal living and dining room. White and a brilliant blue
lighten the kitchen. The master suite, where white and greens predominate, runs
the width of the second floor. Palladian windows and a wide stairway make the
third floor an open, gracious space.
In three years the present
owners have renovated and redecorated the whole house from the basement to the
third floor, including remodeling the kitchen, leaving only the original
cupboards, and redesigning and repaneling the library off the living room. Just
completed are the spacious family room and adjoining porches behind the
kitchen. These open on to new walkways, flower beds, and plantings in the