bld architecture designed this single family home for a spec developer on a 1.5 acre parcel in the town of southampton. the program includes 6,000 gsf on the ground and a second floor that includes a detached garage, pool house, and tennis courts. the formal plan is symmetrical and organized around a central axis. the main entrance is flanked by the main stair and powder room and opens to a two-story central living space facing the outdoor terrace and pool. abutting the living area is the large kitchen, pantry and dining room to the east and the master bedroom, master bath, den and private office to the west.
the second floor houses four large bedrooms with private baths connected by a center balcony overlooking the living area below. the 3,500 gsf basement includes two additional en suite bedrooms, a theater, spa and playroom. the house is designed with beaux arts planning, traditional façades and romantic, lanscaped views. whitewashed red brick with custom moldings evokes its eighteenth-century manor house origins. in addition to the design of the residence, bld handled all zoning and site approvals, health and building department approvals, and construction oversight.