At first glance, it’s impossible to tell where the Old Sag Harbor Road residence is located as it’s surrounded by trees in its own private enclave. The four-story contemporary home in Southampton, New York offers an escape from real life with its peaceful landscape making it feel like a sanctuary. It was designed by Blaze Makoid Architecture, with the help of one of the homeowners who’s an interior designer with a freshly obtained architecture degree, to be a retreat perched atop of the wooded lot that comes complete with seamless indoor/outdoor living.
Spanning 7,100-square-feet, the home benefitted from the uneven topography, allowing the architects to design a lower floor with a walk-out. The top floor cantilevers out on either end of the linear home that adds square footage without increasing the footprint.
A negative edge swimming pool is just steps away from the main living area, connected by floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that disappear.
The opening spans 22.5 feet making the interior and exterior feel united.
A three-sided fireplace clad in blackened steel offers separation between the living room and dining room.
Photography courtesy of Attic Fire.