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Program 5,900 Square Feet
5 Bedrooms
4 1/2 Bathrooms
Growing up surrounded by the charm and character of northern Michigan’s farmhouses, this design style is engrained in Ryan La Haie’s psyche. The lot in this development was a generous 400’ feet deep with a gentle downward roll to a lake behind. One of the challenges with this gem was to get the house centered on the lot for great curb appeal, without losing the lake view. Another hurdle was a very tight time schedule–from design through build–for the 2016 Spring Parade of Homes. 42° North was selected since the builder knew we could get the job done in this short timeframe! We started the design in July 2015 and the house will be completed in May 2016; a mere 10 months from inception to completion. This meant the entire team: architect, interior designer, and builder had to work closely to make sure this deadline was met.

Builder: BDR Custom Homes
Interior Designer: Christine DiMaria Design
Landscape Design: Meadow Green Group


Site Planning

Front of Lot Pond View

Schematic Design

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Design Development

Construction Documents

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Construction

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The Big Reveal