Gallery: Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Dr...

If you're thinking about summer and the beach, fit this lovely vacation home in Bridgehampton into your daydreams. Remodeled from an older and dilapidated home, Surfside is nestled into the sand dunes and enjoys a lovely, low impact existence. The Long Island vacation home was designed by Stelle Architects who took inspiration from the surrounding landscape and made sure to incorporate free energy to make it more energy efficient. Shading, breezeways, and natural ventilation are used to provide passive cooling, while a geothermal heat pump and rooftop solar panels help provide mechanical climate control. This light-filled home is equally saturated with the landscape and the seascape.

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