Homeland is full of houses designed by Palmer & Lamdin in the 1920's and they fully reflect the design sense and craftsmanship of the time. They have held their classic good looks for almost a century now.
As I drove up St. Dunstan's a few weeks ago, my head snapped around and I felt sure that this was a P&L house. I checked my handy-dandy catalogue raissoné and sure enough, there it was: 119 St. Dunstan's Road. There is so much charming detail on this house that it's easy to miss some of it. From the front entrance with its stone- and brick-work,
to the elegant front hall and the detail along the stairs,
to the basement "rumpus room" and it's beautiful wood doors,
to the wood-beamed study, lined with books,
you can see P&L's imprimatur all over the house.
The rear of the house is pretty interesting, too. They've added a pool, which doesn't overwhelm the grounds,
but still leaves room for a nice stone wall and some lawn.
I can't quite figure out whether the sunroom would have been original, or closed in later on.
The house has five bedrooms, four and a half baths, and a two car garage, and is on the market for $925,000. The listing is here.
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