Private Residence – Chickamauga Creek
This private single-family residence is located on Chickamauga Creek in Hixson, Tennessee and home to a family of four people and four golden retrievers. The design is influenced by the homeowners love of Italianate architecture and by their desire to build the home with a limestone exterior.
The house is set back from the road with a formal motor court in the front and detached garage connected to the house by a covered drop off providing an edge to the motor court. The rear of the house overlooks the pool and Chickamauga Creek beyond. The home is organized around a central axis occupied by the two-story living room with a large fireplace and grand stair. The second floor includes three bedrooms and three baths with a balcony overlooking the living room below. The home is filled with natural light form the large windows and is finished with limestone and wood floors and features 12 foot ceilings on the ground floor and 10 feet on the second floor.