Pond Pavilion

An Escape in the Woods

HUNTING VALLEY, OHIO, USA

  • Client: Private Residence
  • Date: Completed September 2013
  • Size: 22 acres; Pond Pavilion (575 sf, two levels)
  • Services: Site Planning, Architectural Design and Construction Administration

As part of a 22-acre site master plan that includes a house, a series of walled gardens, an Infinity pool, bathhouse pavilion and several outbuildings, the Pond Pavilion sits on the edge of secluded woods overlooking a private pond. Built from Douglas fir wood timbers with exposed galvanized bolt connections, the open-air pavilion includes a wood dock, stone pavers and fireplace; an upper-level screened-in nature viewing room with storage and a roof-covered balcony.