Architect Ken Pursley looked to early American churches, barns, and the surrounding rural landscape when designing this timeless retreat on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore.
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The layout follows that of a basilica with a large central nave and side aisles. "The nave of the house is the living room," says Ken, "while the side aisles provide refuge for sleeping, bathing, and cooking." Upstairs, an open loft adds another retreat.