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This secluded home with panoramic views to the Presidential Mountain Range offers a variety of opportunities for outdoor entertainment as well as peaceful solitude.  The firm commitment to enhancing and preserving the native meadow landscape is evidenced beginning at the entrance gates of the 120-acre property.

Prominent views of the adjacent mountain range guided the orientation of this new home on its naturally sloping, rocky site. In collaboration with the architect, C+RLA used built elements and plantings to  extend the lines of the house out into the rolling hills, directing views and defining space with leading walls.  These walls, formed with local stone, become a repetitive, connective feature throughout the designed landscape.

Porous paving, geothermal wells for heat capture, solar panels, and rainwater catchment support the existing environmental systems.  Seasonal change is evidenced through native and adapted species planting designs that which softly blend into the adjacent natural meadow landscape.



Wnuk Spurlock Architects

3Sixty   |   Carlen Images   |   C+RLA


Perennial Plant Association Honor Award

Maryland ASLA Merit Award

HGTV Editor’s Pick Gorgeous Gardens

garden peeking through stone hedge
house with garden in front
outdoor kitchen with surrounding garden and patio
view from inside house looking out window to garden
misty morning by fireplace with chairs
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