Van Zandt Residence

Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ

New oceanfront home. Net Zero Energy.

Limits from zoning gave us a long box to work within. Rather than fight it we extended the visual length of the house with horizontal elements.

Limits from zoning gave us a long box to work within. Rather than fight it we extended the visual length of the house with horizontal elements.

Not only are there wonderful views of the ocean, sitting next to the inlet provides a constant stream of boats to watch all day.

Not only are there wonderful views of the ocean, sitting next to the inlet provides a constant stream of boats to watch all day.

The owners eclectic collection of furniture, art and objects is at home in natural materials of the home.

The owners eclectic collection of furniture, art and objects is at home in natural materials of the home.

The screened in porch provides open air dining without the bother of unwanted pests.

The screened in porch provides open air dining without the bother of unwanted pests.

50-million-year-old fish fossils swim around the fireplace.

50-million-year-old fish fossils swim around the fireplace.

Standing at the kitchen sink provides you with a sweeping view of the beach.

Standing at the kitchen sink provides you with a sweeping view of the beach.

The vacuum elevator is hidden in the “birdcage” enclosure of the stair.

The vacuum elevator is hidden in the “birdcage” enclosure of the stair.

The custom designed medicine cabinet provides a place for everything.

The custom designed medicine cabinet provides a place for everything.