Rowayton Cottage in Norwalk, CT 06853

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  • Rowayton Connecticut custom waterfront cottage house by Cardello Architects
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  • Rowayton Connecticut custom waterfront cottage house with walk out balcony in office by Cardello Architects
  • Rowayton Connecticut custom waterfront cottage house with walk out balcony by Cardello Architects
  • Rowayton Connecticut custom waterfront cottage house by Cardello Architects

About This Project

This project is interesting on numerous levels.  PG Properties purchased this small lot in Rowayton that contained two tiny dwellings before they were destroyed during Hurricane Sandy.  The community is full of attractive coastal cottages, so it was important that the new houses were architecturally suited to the neighborhood. Zoning regulations required that the footprint could not be changed and they both had to adhere to flood zone restrictions.  The existing structures were lifted, and while the rear building was renovated, the front building design started from a clean slate. The front cottage enjoys water views of Farm Creek.  This charming house is only 1,054 s.f. sitting only 22-feet wide and 44-feet deep. Despite the small footprint in comparison to RAC’s customary residential projects, the living space is comfortable and roomy.  There are entries to the dwelling on multiple levels.  The house features a beautiful three-story stairway as showcased through the large side window panel.  There are two bedrooms (or one bedroom, one office), two full-baths (one on each floor), a large laundry/storage room, and a spacious kitchen/family room with two balconies with neighborhood views and room to entertain.  The garage and storage area sit below the first-floor living space.

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New Homes, Norwalk