The back patio with a fireplace and pergola is surrounded by dense landscape to give the space an enclosed feeling. This area of the backyard is great in every season. The fireplace adds an element of warmth in the cooler months.
Claire Paquin's clients love to entertain and wanted to maximize seating in their Rye, NY home. By separating the room into two distinct seating groups, the space became much more functional for accommodating groups large and small.
“Since this is such a creative city, I assigned the loft to be a creative space or if you want to entertain there is enough floor seating to accommodate up to 12 people comfortably,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn.