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The designers chose fixtures, materials, and warm woody accents that help make it feel part of its natural surroundings. This mood flows seamlessly from the interior spaces to the outdoor living areas. / Image courtesy of DIGS with Comey & Shepherd Realtors // Published: 2.4.20

A Dreamy Hans Nuetzel-Designed Hyde Park House Got a Handsome Facelift

One look at 2805 Ambleside Place and you’ll fall in love. Built circa 1970, the home was designed by Hans Nuetzel, a notable architect behind other homes in the area. Residing on a secret/sought-after private lane in Hyde Park, the house features four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and three stories of sophisticated living space on nearly an acre of green lawns bordered by forest.

In 2017, it was adoringly and totally renovated from a modernist masterpiece into a contemporary dream home with the help of DIGS—a Hyde Park-based real estate, design, and construction company that handles all things home-related. Highlights of their Ambleside Place project include a floor-to-ceiling, glass-walled, two-story great room; a gourmet kitchen; a master suite overlooking the woods; and new appliances, walls, flooring, roof, and landscaping.

If you love an open floor plan, you’ll love this home. This is no cold contemporary box—the designers chose fixtures, materials, and warm accents that help make it feel like part of its natural surroundings. This mood flows seamlessly from the interior spaces to the outdoor living areas, and both modern and antique furnishings manage to coincide perfectly with the home.

Let’s talk about the rooms: the family and great rooms are kept cozy with sleek, built-in fireplaces. The kitchen is a chef’s dream, the centerpiece of which is a 16-foot-long walnut butcher block island, complete with built-in sink, cabinets, and shelving for all your cookbooks, tools, and gadgets. The bathrooms are gorgeous, spa-quality affairs with smooth fixtures and spacious showers. And one can only imagine the peaceful sleep one would get in any of the four, welcoming bedrooms, including the beautiful master suite overlooking the surrounding woods.

Skylights and many windows are featured throughout the home as well, giving it a bright and airy feel. The house also features an office and a study, so if you’re the work-from-home type, you’ll have plenty of space to be productive in here. With a rec room and a formal dining room, you’re all set for entertaining, too.

Take a virtual stroll through the home in the photo gallery above.

Ready to move in? It’s on the market for $1,420,000.

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For more information on 2805 Ambleside Place, check out its listing here.