Hirsch Design Featured in Pinestraw Magazine

Bill Hirsch Home Design | Pinestraw Magazine

By Deborah Salomon   |   Photographs by John Koob Gessner

The story of this house starts like many others: Retired executives Linda and Don Branch — well-traveled golfers — fall in love with Moore County, secure a lot in a gated community, build a showplace home, make friends and live happily ever after. 

Carefully integrated details set it apart.

Location, location, location: Linda drove through the gates of Forest Creek and said, “I’m done. I feel both elevated and relaxed. Don’t try to sell me on anything else.”

The architecture: faintly chateau, with pinkish bricks resulting from a white frosting, designed by an architect whose “find” was a fluke.

The foyer: a two-story atrium with balcony, adorned by stained glass panels that diffuse and tint sunlight.

The layout: upstairs, a private two-bedroom apartment for golfing guests.

Adaptations: a master kitchen with two cooking triangles bridged by a 14-foot granite island.

Unique: a high-walled private garden with shower protruding from the front — not back or side — façade…

Read the entire article on the Pinestraw Magazine website.

To learn more about how to design and build a house that is Perfect for you, check out Bill Hirsch’s bestseller, Designing Your Perfect House. His second book, The Well-Centered Home, will help you make your current home an oasis for rejuvenating your spirit and soothing the soul.

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