The home's high-performance windows and patio doors, set along the rear elevation's northern exposure, enable large expanses of glass that allow views from every room without significant solar heat gain into the interior spaces.

The New American Home: Panoramic Pleasures

The home's high-performance windows and patio doors, set along the rear elevation's northern exposure, enable large expanses of glass that allow views from every room without significant solar heat gain into the interior spaces.

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    LOOKOUT LOUNGE: The upstairs loggia, complete with an outdoor kitchen and plenty of seating area at and around the bar, provides an unobstructed porch to view the lake on one side and the pool terrace on another.

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    SKY'S THE LIMIT: A ring of windows at the top of the main stair tower brings light into the second story and the foyer below. As the community matures, there will be a pleasing view to the man-made lake out front and the neighbors beyond from this lookout.

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    LOOKOUT LOUNGE

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    PRIVATE PEEK: Framed by a trio of windows, the inspuring lake view from the pavilion-like master bedroom is almost a secret among the owners, reserved only for them and without intrusion from any activity other than the water's whims.

Among the house's greatest features are its spectacular and enviable views. And, as the neighborhood and common landscaping improves and matures, they'll only get better. The home's high-performance windows and patio doors, set along the rear elevation's northern exposure, enable large expanses of glass that allow views from every room without significant solar heat gain into the interior spaces. Some rooms—specifically, the master bedroom and the second-level library—enjoy windows on three walls, delivering an extra element of comfort from additional natural light and the benefit of both far and near views.

PRODUCT SPECS
  • WINDOWS. Insulated and impact-resistant operable and fixed windows feature simulated divided lites, with wood frames that are certified sustainable. Loewen. Circle no. 163.
  • COUNTERTOPS. Nonporous, quartz-based solid surface materials, used on the loggia and other countertops throughout the house, feature patterns that run through the entire material. Formica Corp. Circle no. 164. 
  • PORCH RAILING. Wood-look but climate-tough Perma Porch railings (HB&G, circle no. 165) feature a cellular PVC cladding over a wood or aluminum substrate that installs like wood systems. Prefinished in white and site-paintable.