On a quest to bring a little bit of Texas to their new home in
Maine, the homeowners aimed to blend a modest home with
their passion for horses.
This fascinatingly functional abode sits over a two-stall horse
barn featuring a steeply pitched gable roof and double hung
windows, along with cedar shingles and clapboard to fit
within a classic Maine archetype.
Hugging the tree line along the edge of an idyllic pasture,
there’s plenty of room to graze animals and respect the
traditional settlement patterns of rural New England, while
claiming dramatic views of New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington
to the west.
The building plan allowed for extensive use of local woods
and high quality thermal insulation (R-30 to R-60 values on
all surfaces) to make it a durable, and sustainable home
within a modest budget.
Integrity windows from Marvin Windows and Doors were the
perfect balance of aesthetics, energy performance and
durability for this project. And its affordability allowed for
economizing the heating system against the region’s harsh
MARVIN PRODUCTS USED:
Integrity Double Hung Windows
Integrity Casement Windows
Integrity Awning Windows
Integrity Inswing French Doors
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Photography by: Trent Bell