Westhaven Residence Club Complex
Lovell's Masonry, Inc.
Architect: Contacts Without Company
The Westhaven Residence Club complex is located three miles from historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee.
The overall goal in designing Westhaven was to ultimately create a multi phased community with five neighborhoods planned for over 8,000 residents when completed. There are several components utilized in the grand design; residential, commercial, civic, and recreational. Westhaven Residence Club complex was designed by Building Architect; Mike Hathaway and Landscape Architect; Ben Crenshaw.
Within this unique community, the developer has created a Resident's Club complex designed to recreate a plantation style homestead feel on over 10 acres of land in the heart of the development. This grouping of resident buildings includes a 15,800 square feet Resident's Club, a 3,000 square foot Pool entry building designed to mimic an old Guest House on the property. A 500 square foot pool equipment building to suggest an old Carriage house there are three pools with a slide tower that represents the old garden gazebo structure for the plantation. The main Resident's Club building features twelve foot deep two story porches on the front and back of the structure and extensive use of painted brick to enhance the feel of an old southern plantation home.
Brick is used for the fence around the pools, columns, stairways, landscape walls in the area they refer to as the great lawn between the Residence club and pool complex. The 700 feet of walls surrounding the system of pools and playground utilize pierce design allowing visibility. A system of tall columns with black rod iron arches provides an attractive walkway leading to the pool house. There are also short retaining walls for landscaping in the courtyard area providing a contrast. The columns caps are finite cuts of Orleans brick joined with Lafarge mortar provide eye capturing detail. The stairway from the main residence club transitions to a brick patio in herringbone style. The use of brick throughout the complex was purposefully intended to give the sense of permanence and classic southern charm.
Lovell's Masonry primarily constructs commercial and industrial type projects. We were delighted to branch out in this outstanding residential community. Lovell's Masonry enjoyed working with Southern Land Company on this project they hold true to high standards of quality and professional ethics.
The masonry contract for this project was approximately $975,000.