he vaulted copper roof, the gabled entry and the transom styled roof
windows make for a retreat that is a welcome addition.
The clients wanted a retreat away from the main house that could be
used for many different functions. Inside, they sought a well-appointed
sitting area and a spa to serve as a magical getaway. The resulting custom
stone and brick conservatory adds less than 300 square feet but evokes a rich,
mature and timeless feeling that marries well with the existing home.
To accomplish this, the new conservatory design uses
brick that was left over from the construction of the existing home
so that an exact match was possible. The custom conservatory design
also echoes some of the design features of the home such as the gable
roof over the entry and the curvilinear entry steps.
Since the interior of the conservatory was too small
to divide into separate spaces, it was decided instead to let the formal
seating and the informal spa share the one large room and