This piece on Susan Orlean and her husband John Gillespie, Jr’s custom built home in southern Columbia County is a few years old, but the slideshow with guided house tour-voiceover by Orlean is worth a visit.
The stone, glass and wood architecture is stunning and inviting. This is a house to be lived in (and entertained in). The windows! The fireplace! The built-ins! The 100-person birthday parties!
Views of the Taconic and Berkshire hills can be seen from every room.