This new Shingle-style residence occupies a unique position on the New Jersey shore to which our clients had been drawn many years earlier. The site of their new house has expansive sandy beaches on two sides and spectacular views to the north, east and south. In keeping with the traditional Shingle-style vernacular architecture of the mid-Atlantic coast, we created a home that takes advantage of the site’s unique features, while also maintaining traditional Shingle-style details and proportions. The façade features two-toned cedar shingles, painted brackets and paneling and a Vermont-slate roof. The second and first floors feature flared shingle facades that mimic traditional Shingle-style homes of the region. Exterior windows and doors are maximized to allow for sweeping interior views of the ocean beyond. The plan is oriented with the second floor serving as the primary level to allow for better views of the ocean, with the first and third floors serving secondary spaces. Throughout the house, interior millwork is detailed in keeping with the Shingle-style and features beaded board patterned ceilings, full height paneled walls and numerous built-in cabinets and benches.