Architect Alison Spear brings modern attitude to her husband’s ancestral estate in New York’s Hudson Valley. See how she revived the home, which dates from the 19th century.
Anouska Hempel had dreamed of living in a house with a moat, and the London designer and hotelier’s family estate in the English countryside fits the bill. With verdant gardens, lush outdoor rooms, and interiors layered with furnishings and objects spanning the centuries, the house is a tour de force. Be sure to see the bedrooms and baths, which are packed with inspiring ideas.
Architecture firm Ike Kligerman Barkley combined rustic timber and glass curtain walls to create an art-filled barn as stunning as the paintings and sculptures displayed within.
Photo: Pieter Estersohn