In a region of the country with such a rich variety of architectural styles, it takes a lot for a property to stand out as truly unique. This remarkable home at 5 Spinnaker Drive in Barrington does just that.
This custom-built one-of-a kind contemporary home is sited on nearly three waterfront acres in the “Lighthouse” neighborhood. From the waterside, the semi-hexagon footprint of part of the first floor is replicated and reduced on the second level. The rooftop deck and cupola on the third level maintain the pattern, making one entire side of the home appropriately evocative of a classic New England lighthouse. Mature trees frame the view of the water, enjoyable from the large deck and many points inside the home, where outsized windows admit light and stunning views to all 14 rooms.
Inside the main entrance, a marble-tiled foyer featuring a floating spiral staircase greets you, while a cathedral-ceilinged great room serves as the central living space. The spacious, modern kitchen has granite countertops, blond wood cabinetry, and, like much of the first floor, marble underfoot.
The six bedrooms and six full baths are located throughout the home with a bedroom on the first level, two bedrooms in addition to the master suite on the second level, and two more bedrooms on the top floor.
An indoor pool, 12 feet deep at one end, includes a diving board, as well as an adjacent slate steam room and a redwood sauna. Additional living space includes a dining room, media room, family room, library and laundry room. A masonry patio surrounds the home, providing seasonal outdoor living space, and an attached garage holds three cars.
This spectacular property, with its abundant light, contemporary lines, and white palette, is truly a reimagined lighthouse itself, conveniently aground in Barrington.
Just the facts
- 6 bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
- Coleman Realtors
- David Coleman
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