Cypress home embedded in the landscape lets rainwater flow underneath

O’Neill Rose Architects designed a home for a nature loving couple that maximizes the experience of the outdoors. Located in the countryside of Sheffield, Massachusetts, the Undermountain home covers a spacious 3,000 square feet across a linear footprint. The elevated home also allows rainwater to flow underneath through a boulder-strewn rain garden and out to the meadow beyond.

Built for a couple who wanted a home where they could age in place, Undermountain was conceived as a single-story…

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