At the end of a long, oyster shell drive on the shore of Lake Christine, modernism has collaborated with nature to create Chip and Christy Rudolf’s spectacular residence. Dramatic yet tranquil, its design owes as much to the modernist principles of clean lines, basic shapes and geometric forms as it does to the inspiration of bright sky, shimmering water and mature trees.
As Historic Garden Week marks a milestone, homes on the Lynnhaven showcase the joys of living indoors and out.
This once humble fishing cottage is all grown up, but it hasn’t forgotten its roots. Its makeover into an unselfconsciously hip, casual and contemporary space is perfect for relaxing and entertaining.
Drew Ungvarsky, CEO of Grow, a digital branding agency based on downtown Granby Street, bought the place in 2015 with wife Amber for a little more than $500,000. They’ve been pouring their hearts – and pocketbooks – into it ever since.
Now we wanted to find our home, the place we’d settle into for decades, the place we’d raise our two young sons.
Today, vintage oyster platters sell for thousands of dollars, and one of the nation’s largest collections is on view – and for sale – in the Northern Neck town of Kilmarnock.