NY architects describe common characteristics of some of the best summer homes


We visited many of his projects and spoke to his clients. We looked no further, made our decision and he started our project.
- Michael Heningburg, Jr., Esq.


When NY area residents want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday urban lifestyle, they often escape to their summer home. It is very common for NY residents to own or rent summer homes, also known as vacation homes or holiday homes. Instead of booking a hotel and rental car for an expensive family vacation, many New Yorkers loves to getaway by enjoying a camping-like atmosphere and outdoor adventures.

Ernest Schieferstein is an architect who believes in designing and developing some of the best summer homes in the area. He understands the characteristics necessary to add "country feel" to any vacation home. His summer home plans often include a rustic, outdoorsy appearance with woods and natural elements. Large windows are used on all sides of the houses to bring in as much natural sunlight as possible, and many vacation home plans include a cottage or log cabin look. This adds to their charm. Many summer homeowners also want to enjoy large porches and decks overlooking the natural scenery and environment, as well as large family areas and separate bedrooms for children and adults.

Ernest Schieferstein works closely with his clients and listens to their desires when developing the initial master plans for their summer homes. Everyone wants unique elements in their vacation spot so it is important for these elements to be integrated into the design. Ernest Schieferstein can also help guide his clients in choosing the materials and final layout of their new summer home. Whether clients are using this space as their getaway or renting it out to others, Ernest ensures that everything is done with the best of materials and that it far surpasses everyone's expectations!

If you are located in or around the New York area and have considered having one of the best summer home architects design and build your ideal vacation home, contact the firm of Ernest Schieferstein. His architectural firm can help with any project large or small, and works with clients to develop a beautiful home they can call their own. He also provides other extended services including interior design and landscape design to complete your vacation home.

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