The Denver House, located on 11.7 acres in the Catskills region of Upstate New York, was originally a 900-square-foot country cabin built in 1974.

This multi-phase development consisted of the conversion of the existing cabin into a guest house, the building of an 1,100-square-foot deck with sunken hot tub and freestanding gazebo, and the construction of a new 2,800-square-foot family home.

The design of the new house emphasizes efficiency with the incorporation of a geothermal heating and cooling system along with backup burner/boiler. The use of natural materials such as vernacular stone and reclaimed solid 3/4 inch distressed walnut floors throughout the house, connects the natural landscape with the interior elements. The result is a traditional family home with a modern focus on sustainability.


Owner: Mary H. O'Malley

Budget: $800,000