The tiny cottage faced a busy street and was placed awkwardly on a narrow through-lot served by a funky alleyway. We attached a very modern addition to the rear of the house and made it the new front. The formerly dark rooms with low ceilings were reconfigured to flow into the new living spaces…

Upstairs, a 15 ft loft-style ceiling in the master bedroom, with an en-suite glass tile bathroom connects to the old house with a steel bridge in a 2 story sky-lit stair well.  The material palette includes cork floors, stainless and galvanized steel, wood, glass and concrete.

This home merges contemporary design with the old world charm of an 1880s farm worker’s cottage.

…that are flooded with light, soaring high ceilings and a gracious open floor plan with three bedrooms and a home office. The new entrance through a wall of 10 ft high south-facing glass leads to a sophisticated, serene living room.

The masterfully efficient and low maintenance dwelling is located in one of Lexington’s great secret neighborhoods and the house is a 5 minute stroll to the town center.

This home merges contemporary design with the old world charm of an 1880s farm worker’s cottage.

The tiny cottage faced a busy street and was placed awkwardly on a narrow through-lot served by a funky alleyway. We attached a very modern addition to the rear of the house and made it the new front. The formerly dark rooms with low ceilings were reconfigured to flow into the new living spaces…

…that are flooded with light, soaring high ceilings and a gracious open floor plan with three bedrooms and a home office. The new entrance through a wall of 10 ft high south-facing glass leads to a sophisticated, serene living room.

Upstairs, a 15 ft loft-style ceiling in the master bedroom, with an en-suite glass tile bathroom connects to the old house with a steel bridge in a 2 story sky-lit stair well.  The material palette includes cork floors, stainless and galvanized steel, wood, glass and concrete.

The masterfully efficient and low maintenance dwelling is located in one of Lexington’s great secret neighborhoods and the house is a 5 minute stroll to the town center.