Portfolio Category: Waterfront

Sue Creek Transformation

A shell of a house with mismatched materials and more unfinished spaces than finished ones was a one and a half story structure with uncomfortable, oddly shaped rooms and awkward circulation spaces. To call this renovation a “dramatic transformation” is an understatement. With the exception of the screened porch addition, the original footprint was kept…
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Severn River Redo

The owner of a three-acre property on the Severn River asked Penza Bailey Architects for design assistance in updating their family retreat. PBA explored alternatives for renovating the existing structure (which was in need of extensive renovation), as well as razing the existing house and building anew. Since the existing house has sentimental and historical…
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Rehoboth Beach House II

Having performed a major expansion and renovation of this beach house in 2004 for another client, PBA was asked by its new owner to design upgrades that would allow the house to function for their family’s particular lifestyle. Having just completed renovations and a sizeable expansion of this family’s Baltimore County residence, we found ourselves…
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Otter Pond Overlook

After completing renovations to their Baltimore residence, the owners of this project asked the firm to redesign their summer residence located in the private community on Gibson Island. The existing structure was a simple, one-story block building, located on a lovely site overlooking Otter Pond. The new plans created a two-story, five-bedroom cedar shingle home,…
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Rehoboth Beach House I

This expansion and extensive renovation of an existing beachfront home radically transformed the character of the house to reflect the Victorian influences of older beachfront communities epitomized in the architecture of Cape May. Because of the harsh conditions found along the seashore, durable, natural looking synthetic materials were used throughout the exterior of the house.…
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Middle River Waterfront

This contemporary house was designed on a narrow 50’ wide waterfront lot in Middle River. Because the entire site is located in the 100-year flood plain, the house took advantage of the footprint of an existing house to maintain proximity to the waters edge. The house was designed for a couple and their mother, therefore…
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Magothy Second Home

After completing one residence, this client asked the firm to design a new “second home” for their waterfront property on the Magothy River. The existing property has been owned by the family for decades and was comprised of four separate lots with two summer cottages on two of the lots. The decision was made to…
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Anguilla Resort

Surrounded by water on three sides, the villa enjoys panoramic views of the sea from indoors and from the 40 foot covered terrace overlooking the tennis court and heated Olympic-sized pool with coral granite deck surround and night time fiber optic display. A high tech, audio system services the entire complex and can be heard…
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