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Chappaqua Guest House

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This guest house was designed to rest upon the foundation of an existing barn that had been partially torn down. Adjacent to the pool, the building serves many functions: pool house, entertaining space, guest quarters, secondary home office, and home gym. The foundation uses locally sourced stone, while the Shou-Sugi Ban siding and dark metal roof complete the durable gabled shell. 

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The structure nestles in to the exsiting grade allowing for ample storage for pool furniture and equipment below the main floor level. The wood burning exterior fireplace is designed to also store logs, while the interior fireplace is gas fired for ease of use.

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The interior finishes remain bright and light in contrast to the exterior. A large window frames a lush view at the west end of the building, while a seies of skylights wash the back wall.  A central core is home to a guest bedroom, bathroom, and concealed kitchen. Stairs lead to a second floor sleeping loft. 

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