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Everyone has a comfort zone. Whether indoors or out, in a book or on a hike, the key to this sanctum is knowing when you?ve arrived. For a couple with young kids looking to build a getaway an easy drive from their primary residence in Northern Virginia, the initial urge was to embrace their familiar stomping ground. Then they saw a house several hours away in Maryland?and the instinct to stay within their comfort zone went right out the window.
The couple had already chosen a Virginia lot on which to build when friends encouraged them to go see a newly constructed, modern farmhouse-style abode on Annapolis? South River. The sprawling, 6,800-square-foot home comprised a main volume with a standing-seam roof, flanking wings and a swimming pool built into the rear deck just 10 feet off the central great room. Set on a knoll of lawn and woodland rolling gently to the water?s edge, the house was a stone?s throw from a little sandy beach and a private dock complete with boat slips and deep-water moorings. ?We were blown away,? says the wife. ?We didn?t know a ton about waterfront living in Annapolis but we immediately started thinking of ways to make this home a part of our lives.? They purchased the house fully furnished, with every feature, fixture and finish customized. ?It was incredible,? the wife marvels. ?Everything blended so well together.?
Builder John Joy of McLean-based Joy Design + Build had originally conceived the house as a weekend spot for his own family. Midway ...
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