Berkshire Pond House – Becket, MA by David Jay Weiner Architects

Designed by David Jay Weiner Architects as a family’s weekend retreat, the Berkshire Pond Home in Becket, Massachusetts is a contemporary dream house with 3 floors of flowing, light-drenched spaces which tie harmoniously to the surrounding wetlands.

Right away striking, the single-family construction is an envelope of timber siding, corrugated steel, concrete and plentiful glass. The 2-story glazed entrance is reached via a double set of doors which lead to the foyer. Here, the wood paneling is carried in from the exterior which superbly unifies the area.  A large mesh wire ball pendant commands interest in this voluminous entry.

Every single floor masters kind-meets-perform, starting with the the ground floor featuring a media/billiard area, perform area, wine cellar, sauna and kitchenette. Kayaks, canoes and other water sports activities objects are also stored right here, whilst the sizable concrete terrace enables for added perform for the energetic family. The initial floor is the place the major living places can be located, such as the soaring kitchen. A review, elongated porch, dining deck and mud area are situated right here, also, with 5 bedrooms perched on the best degree.

With a forestal perimeter, the open-plan’s gathering spaces look as if they are being embraced by trees and normal light throughout the day.  The zen-like residing area is draped in soothing grey and white with hints of yellow and turquoise across the modern furnishings and equipment. A massive stone fireplace is freestanding, generating a partition for the space without having obstructing any views. The Buddha resting on the mantel contributes to the positive energy of this relaxing living zone.

A dining location rests on the other side of the thick stone wall, with both rooms sitting adjacent to the double-volume kitchen. Stark white cabinets are a sophisticated contrast to the charcoal-hued center island with granite top. Lighting consists of drop pendants and stainless-steel track fixtures. A series of rectangular skylights pours light into this gourmet kitchen, an best spot for cooking, entertaining and interacting. The nearby examine is cozy, wrapped in medium-toned wood paneling from floor to ceiling. Walls of windows frame the abundant greenery, bringing the outdoors in.

Berkshire Pond Home is a present day dream residence, an best family gathering spot exactly where generations can reside, perform and connect with nature.

Posted by Suzanne at 18 December, 2013

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