What do you say to clients who want you to build a sprawling mountain retreat in the bustling suburb of Brighton, New York? “OK,” if you’re Danrich Homes. That’s what the clients wanted to hear, and that’s what they liked about partners Dan Catone and Shane Olney of Danrich Homes.
When a couple from down under relocated to Rochester they wanted Australian architectural elements in their new home. Pat Moribito, their architect, found a suitable property at Ketmar Development’s Malvern Hills, a custom design-build community.
Engineered wood flooring is a type of floor that is made much like plywood. It consists of two or more bonded layers of wood or fiber board finished on top with a veneer that is the actual wood we see and walk on.
Nothing declares a mountain residence more definitively than a timber-framed home with authentic beams and wooden pegs. An elegant woodland home tucked into the steep hillside across from the HoliMont Ski Area in Ellicottville is such a residence.
We live in a time when the average family would sooner sell their home than renovate. The many sprawling, new homes that pop up each day in every direction you look are evidence of that. More square footage means higher taxes, though.
Imagine two lakeside homes. One is a carbon copy of the original owner’s New England residence, rotated and plunked down into its small lot. The other is designed to Frank Lloyd Wright’s principles of organic architecture of form following function.