Coastal Shingle Homes - The Perfect Aesthetic for Your Vacation Property

Whether you're looking for an escape from city life or a backdrop for countless family memories, a vacation home is an excellent investment. Luckily, New England is home to a variety of charming coastal destinations, from the upscale towns of the Hamptons to Connecticut's quiet shoreline. With sandy beaches, quaint downtown areas, and expansive ocean views, these vacation spots provide endless opportunities for relaxation. 

When it comes time to design your dream vacation home, look to Steven Mueller Architects, LLC for assistance. Our portfolio includes several shingle-style properties – an ideal aesthetic for vacation homes of all sizes. 

Coastal Shingle Style

Orienta Point, Mamaroneck, New York





Country Shingle Style

Back-Country, Bedford Hills, New York





Modern Shingle Style

Mid-Country, Greenwich, Connecticut


Coastal Shingle Homes by Steven Mueller Architects, LLC 

Dating back to the 19th century, Coastal Shingle homes are an iconic element of the New England landscape. These properties feature individual cedar shingles that are often stained and painted. In many cases, shingles are left to weather naturally, evoking a nautical, sun drenched feel. In terms of layout, shingle-style residences can vary from simple to complex. Many include large windows, masonry base and chimney masses, sweeping roof lines, turrets, and cupolas.

Steven Mueller Architects, LLC has completed several Coastal Shingle homes, including a 6,500 square foot design that won a Home Building Industry (HOBI) award in 2016. Located in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, this extraordinary home offers sweeping views of the Long Island Sound via the rooftop balcony. It also features a large front porch, a Porte Cochere, and a grand three-story foyer. The home was designed to respect the scale and style of the surrounding neighborhood, which consists mainly of traditional shingle-style homes. 


Start Designing Your Dream Vacation Home 

Steven Mueller Architects, LLC is dedicated to designing beautiful, timeless homes that clients will enjoy for years to come. For more information about our architectural services, or to speak to one of our architects, contact us today!