Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons

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July 14, 2014
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons architects Bates Masi. Read Full Article
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  As the facade of a Bates Masi-designed home in Water Mill, New York, rises from eight to 14 feet high, the mahogany planks subtly widen. “It was quite a demand to make of the contractor,” architect Paul Masi says. “But the design was so much about traveling through the site and weaving [the house] together with the deck.”  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    As the facade of a Bates Masi-designed home in Water Mill, New York, rises from eight to 14 feet high, the mahogany planks subtly widen. “It was quite a demand to make of the contractor,” architect Paul Masi says. “But the design was so much about traveling through the site and weaving [the house] together with the deck.”

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  The historically protected property that Christine and James Boyle purchased on Long Island came with two existing shingled structures designed by modernist architect Andrew Geller in 1963. Bates Masi recast what was originally the primary residence as a guest cottage.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    The historically protected property that Christine and James Boyle purchased on Long Island came with two existing shingled structures designed by modernist architect Andrew Geller in 1963. Bates Masi recast what was originally the primary residence as a guest cottage.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  Masi also turned the miniscule guest quarters into a pool house.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    Masi also turned the miniscule guest quarters into a pool house.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  Wire stair balustrades create an airy vibe while reinforcing the linear wood detailing throughout. In the dining area, a Sputnik-style chandelier by Rewire in Los Angeles hangs above an oxidized maple table from BDDW and Clifford Pascoe chairs from Metropolis Modern.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    Wire stair balustrades create an airy vibe while reinforcing the linear wood detailing throughout. In the dining area, a Sputnik-style chandelier by Rewire in Los Angeles hangs above an oxidized maple table from BDDW and Clifford Pascoe chairs from Metropolis Modern.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  The adjacent open kitchen is made of mahogany (to match the floors, ceilings, and walls), accented by a volcanic stone backsplash and a Viking gas cooktop.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    The adjacent open kitchen is made of mahogany (to match the floors, ceilings, and walls), accented by a volcanic stone backsplash and a Viking gas cooktop.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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   The master suite’s bathroom unfolds from a glass-walled bathing room, outfitted with a Signature Hardware tub and Lefroy Brooks fixtures, to an open-air shower.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

     The master suite’s bathroom unfolds from a glass-walled bathing room, outfitted with a Signature Hardware tub and Lefroy Brooks fixtures, to an open-air shower.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  For the outdoor dining room, interior designer Damon Liss selected a Soho pendant lamp by Joan Gaspar, Trennza chairs from Janus et Cie, and the Portica outdoor table from Room & Board. The sliding glass doors are by Arcadia.   Photo by: Mark Hartman

    For the outdoor dining room, interior designer Damon Liss selected a Soho pendant lamp by Joan Gaspar, Trennza chairs from Janus et Cie, and the Portica outdoor table from Room & Board. The sliding glass doors are by Arcadia. 

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  Contractor Keith Romeo worked with Bates Masi on the varied mahogany planks used for the exterior decking, which are finished simply with wood toner by Cabot.  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    Contractor Keith Romeo worked with Bates Masi on the varied mahogany planks used for the exterior decking, which are finished simply with wood toner by Cabot.

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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  Boyle Residence Floor PlanA    EntryB    Living RoomC    Outdoor Dining RoomD    Formal Dining AreaE    KitchenF    Family RoomG    Master BedroomH    Master BathroomI    BedroomJ    BathroomK    DeckL    Exercise StudioM     GarageN     Office  Photo by: Mark Hartman

    Boyle Residence Floor Plan

    A    Entry

    B    Living Room

    C    Outdoor Dining Room

    D    Formal Dining Area

    E    Kitchen

    F    Family Room

    G    Master Bedroom

    H    Master Bathroom

    I    Bedroom

    J    Bathroom

    K    Deck

    L    Exercise Studio

    M     Garage

    N     Office

    Photo by: Mark Hartman

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