“We bought one of the last available lake front lots in our community. I wanted a contemporary white box in the woods and RPA delivered a modern masterpiece that fits graciously into the environment”
Asya Khabensky, homeowner

DESCRIPTION
A standard lake front lot in an established community, the property slopes from east to west with panoramic views of Lake McConnell to the west. The owners wanted an open, spacious, and modern design to serve as a weekend retreat and future retirement home.

DESIGN
The side setbacks and slope dictated creating two simple forms that meet at the slope allowing the entry side to appear modest in scale while enabling an elevated first floor to overlook the lake with a walk-out lower level serving as entertainment space. The two forms overlap to create a spacious and open two story interior with a central chimney element and an elegant steel and wood stair to the second floor. The first floor includes an open kitchen, dining, and living space with panoramic views of the lake, master bedroom suite with private deck. The second floor includes guest rooms, bath, and loft. The lower level includes guest space, den, kitchenette, pool table, sauna, storage, and mechanicals. Passive House principles were used in the design and engineering including super insulated walls, triple pane windows, airtight construction, and balanced ventilation with heat recovery.

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Modern home with Exterior, Mid-Century Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Shed RoofLine. View from lake Photo  of Khabensky ResidenceView Photos

View from lake

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Trees, Walkways, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Retaining Fences, Wall, Wood Fences, Wall, Metal Patio, Porch, Deck, Wire Fences, Wall, and Decking Patio, Porch, Deck. View from lake Photo 2 of Khabensky ResidenceView Photos

View from lake

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Trees, Retaining Fences, Wall, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Metal Patio, Porch, Deck, Landscape Lighting, Stone Fences, Wall, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, and Walkways. Evening view from lake Photo 3 of Khabensky ResidenceView Photos

Evening view from lake

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Entrance view

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Entrance view

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View from southeast

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View of dining room and living room

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View of dining room and living room from second floor

Modern home with Kitchen, Wall Oven, Range Hood, Wine Cooler, White Cabinet, Pendant Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Beverage Center, Undermount Sink, Range, Refrigerator, and Medium Hardwood Floor. Kitchen view Photo 9 of Khabensky ResidenceView Photos

Kitchen view

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View of living room and master bedroom

Modern home with Living Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, Chair, Sectional, End Tables, and Track Lighting. View of dining room and living room Photo 11 of Khabensky ResidenceView Photos

View of dining room and living room

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View of dining room and living room from the kitchen

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View of dining room and living room in the evening

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View of second floor gallery

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View of living in the evening

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View of the Khabensky Residence from across Lake McConnell in the evening

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Site plan

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East elevation

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West elevation

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North elevation

Landscape Design
  • RPA
Builder
  • Joybeck
Photographer
  • Rick Wright

Overview

Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Full Baths
  • 4
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2015
  • Square Feet
  • 3400
  • Lot Size
  • 0.66 Acres