Dutch Colonial properties are so referred to as as a result of the model originated from American settlers hailing from the Netherlands within the early- to mid-1600s.
The giveaway characteristic is the broad, double-pitched roof that modifications angles halfway to slope almost straight down. This gambrel or barn roof allowed attic for use as dwelling area.
A newly constructed home in Wellesley, Massachusetts, could have you ever doing a sextuple take. The distinctive roof line is repeated on the entrance, again and sides.
Dean Behrend, a third-generation luxurious residence builder primarily based within the space, drew on Olde World craftsmanship and trendy development strategies in creating the shingled-facade Dutch Colonial Revival.
Set on greater than half of an acre, the 6,000-square-foot house is entered by way of a Colonial-style entrance door framed by sidelights.
Ten-foot ceilings and four-inch oak plank hardwood flooring add an ethereal feeling to the interiors by Mike McKay of McKay Architects.
Constructed-in shelving flanks the fireside in the lounge, which has an adjoining workplace nook.
A financial institution of home windows set into wainscoting brings mild into the formal eating room.
The open-plan kitchen contains a farmhouse sink, quartz counter tops and a walk-in pantry. The middle island has each bar seating and prep area.
Glass partitions in the back of the house overlook a patio.
A tiled mudroom, with built-in storage, adjoins the two-car storage.
Upstairs, the vaulted major bed room features a hearth and a seating space. Double sinks, a soaking tub and a glass-enclosed bathe are amongst options within the major rest room. Three extra bedrooms are on this flooring.
The completed basement comprises an amazing room, one other bed room and a full rest room for a complete of 5 bedrooms and 5 bogs.
Wellesley, a part of the better Boston space, is about 15 miles from Boston Logan Worldwide Airport.
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