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Adirondack Style Homes

Adirondack Architecture refers to the rugged architectural style generally associated with the Great Camps within the Adirondack Mountains area in New York. They are generally made of local building materials and sited within an irregular wooded landscape. Elements such as whole split or peeled logs, bark roots and burls along with fieldstone are characteristic of the natural appearance. The McKernon Group has built several of this style and have developed the expertise it takes to create these distinctive homes.

This project involved an existing log home that had been plagued with leaks. The solution to the problem was to build a rain screen over the entire structure. While addressing the problem, the owners decided to change the appearance of their house to a cedar shingle Adirondack-style. Designed by well-known architect Nils Luderowski, this is […]

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This  Adirondack Style home is designed by McKernon’s architect,  Adam Pelkey.  Built on the steep shores of a lake in eastern NY not far from the Adirondacks, it is very much in keeping with the local style and traditions.  It has multi decks, a screened-in porch with a LR that overlooks the lake. It is […]

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This fabulous vacation home overlooking a peaceful lake inhabited by loons was the collaboration of two sisters and their families. Working with our architect, the spacious open plan is designed to capture lake views and to host family vacations. To accommodate both sisters, there are two master bedrooms with common living space, a deck and […]

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  This renovation involved two early 1960’s camps, which sit on steep property on the shore of Lake George. The owners wished to add living space and update the camps without changing the style of the Adirondack rustic appearances. The terrain was dramatically regraded and stonework was added to the landscaping. The most interesting part […]

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This hospitable Adirondack home is very appropriately designed and sited for its location. Overlooking Lake George, the camp is built to maximize the view of the lake. The trees and rocks remained and we worked around them as much as possible.  The vacation home can accommodate a large group in every season.  The interior is […]

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These authentic Adirondack style camps were built on lakeside property that were the site of two camps for several generations.  There were many features that the owner wanted to incorporate into the new buildings and much of the wood and stone were saved for that purpose.  Using the same footprints, and similar design, a second […]

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The homeowner, a professional interior designer, spent 7 years planning this incredible house.   http://www.elizabethguestinteriors.com/ It is located on 2 1/2 acres overlooking the water and is designed in the Adirondack style of the great camps. It has 3 finished floors and the great room is the hub of the building. All exterior woods are native […]

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This wonderful Adirondack camp is the design of Nils Luderowski. It was built into the slope of the hill on the edge of a pond, so it is not visible from the road. It is full of detail. The exterior eyebrow carving is of Scandinavian influence and has the authentic green roof and black shingles […]

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Large spacious rooms with gorgeous views and a steep drop to the water describe this beautiful vacation home.  We are looking forward to interior photos of the furnished home.

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