Modern Home Tucked Into Connecticut Woods

Greenery surrounds this modern home in Weston, Conn., softening the structure's sharp architectural angles. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows fill the home with light and showcase views of the Saugatuck River, while a rooftop garden and terraced swimming pool allow the owners to get even closer to nature.

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February 02, 2016

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman ©2015, Scripps Networks, Interactive. All rights reserved.

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Photo By: Specht Harpman

Modern Gray Home Overlooks the River

The open concept home features floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for beautiful views of the Saugatuck River in Weston, Conn. The home was designed so that nature becomes a true backdrop to the interior and exterior living spaces.

Modern Gray Home Set in Connecticut Woods

This contemporary home nestled in the woods balances strong architectural angles with soft foliage, helping the residence blend into its environment.

Sleek Entryway Into Modern Home

Two neutral shades of grays are used to create a modern home that blends in with its natural surroundings. Low, streamlined planters step up from the driveway, adding softness, but keeping with the minimalist style.

Contemporary Dining Room and Kitchen are Open Concept

Lots of glass throughout the modern home allow the landscape to truly become part of the home. An open concept kitchen looks on to a chic dining area, which pairs a round glass table with patterned dining chairs and a contemporary dangling chandelier.

Contemporary Living Room is Open Concept

Everything in this home is kept open, from the floor plan to the furniture. Open-back chaise lounges are a comfortable spot to enjoy the contemporary fireplace, which features a streamlined flue, so that you get a full view of the woods beyond the windows.

Contemporary Living Room Brings Nature In

Not only is the fireplace kept low, but the firebox also features a glass back, creating a seamless transition from the indoors to the out. Tone-on-tone patterns are used on the throw pillows and area rug to bring much-needed texture to the contemporary space, while a classic bust adds a traditional note to the room.

Open Concept Living Room With Contemporary Fireplace

The contemporary fireplace is kept low so that the views of nature outside become the real star of the show in this open concept living room. A pair of chaise lounges make for a comfortable seating arrangement.

Open Concept Kitchen has Beautiful River Views

The open concept kitchen takes full advantage of the river views by not having upper cabinets. Contemporary barstools pull up to a sleek countertop, while the stainless steel appliances are integrated low.

Neutral Contemporary Bedroom Sits in Rooftop Garden

Contemporary-styled bedrooms in this Weston, Conn., home project out into the roof gardens, giving the feeling of being fully immersed in the landscape. Tone-on-tone bedding and headboard are made interesting by using a variety of patterns.

Contemporary Bedroom Sits in Rooftop Garden

The contemporary bedroom of this modern Weston, Conn., home projects out into the rooftop garden, making it truly a part of the natural environment.

Rooftop Gardens on a Stunning Modern Home

The road to this modern house begins high on a cliff above, so when guests approach the home, the rooftop becomes a critical element of the design. Terraced planes planted with year-round, region-specific succulents step down the hill.

Modern Home Blends Perfect Into Natural Surroundings

Nestled in a valley adjacent to the Saugatuck River in Weston, Conn., this expansive home is designed to be part of its natural environment. A streamlined pool is integrated seamlessly off the house and into the simple landscaping.

Private Modern Home With Beautiful River Views

The modern home is nestled in a valley adjacent to the Saugatuck River in Weston, Conn. Designed to be a part of its natural environment, the home is laid out seamlessly on the landscaped hill and features floor-to-ceiling windows to allow the outdoors to become the backdrop to the interior spaces.

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