Desiring a home in a natural setting for their three sons, ages 5, 9, and 10, architects Katie and Danny MacNelly built a three-volume residence near Virginia’s James River. With a focus on outdoor social spaces, Katie likens the overall program to “loose coals around a campfire.”  Photo 2 of 4 in A Dwell Favorite: Relaxing Along the River
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Sited on a long and narrow 40-acre plot, the home opens to expansive views of the river, to the north—and plenty of space for the kids to play.  Photo 4 of 4 in A Dwell Favorite: Relaxing Along the River
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The spacious detached garage stows a bevy of kayaks and inner tubes, not to mention the family car.  Photo 3 of 4 in A Dwell Favorite: Relaxing Along the River
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