Seaponack House by Audrey Matlock Architect: An Extensive Renovation with Modernist Character

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The original 1990 house in this project was a quirky structure filled with nautical references. Seaponack House sits on the Peconic waterfront with 270-degree water views. Completed by Audrey Matlock Architect in 2016 with 8,000 SF in size, this project is an extensive renovation that embraces the aspirations of its modernist character.

Design

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Besides embracing its modernist character, the renovation also includes expanding the building to engage its awesome surrounding nature. The Peconic waterfront is a private outcrop of land that provides 270-degree water views. There is a new, elevated bedroom wing that faces the house across the pool.

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The bedroom wing, existing house, and the pool are connected by a combined gallery/gathering space with a contoured roof. This roof riffs on the original building’s curvy forms uniquely. The house rooms surround the three-sided courtyard that opens to the bay, offering another awesome view to be seen.

 

Interiors

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The interior spaces offer a feeling of openness. There is a smooth flow between the common rooms on the ground floor while the large atrium connects the two floors. The land and watersides are linked through a combination of glass walls and courtyards throughout the house. The result of this project is a free-flowing home that weaves through the landscape casually.

 

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Photography: Audrey Matlock Architect

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