Architect and Contractor: Iconica
Owner: Bishops Bay Country Club
The club house is a converted 1930s stone Tudor style lake-side manor residence that includes a golf pro shop, locker rooms, dining, a bar, administrative offices, a commercial kitchen and dining area.
Recent design solutions created more space for dining and a larger bar with views of the lake. Additional bathrooms and better interior circulation are seamlessly integrated into the character of the structure. Existing interior wood paneling was preserved and set the tone for all the millwork and exposed ceiling beams throughout the first floor. A new circulation path was carved from existing rooms to create a wide and direct route to the dining spaces and the outdoor lake-side terrace. A new reception area is along the path.
The dining and bar addition is located on the lake side and is inspired by the idea of a summer pavilion. The original exterior of the manor walls accent the new room and provides a place to hide the required rated shutters, windows and doors.
The restroom addition is at the front of the building so it would not block the lake views. The facade, proportions, and details match the existing manor. The new restroom location allows exterior tent event functions to access restrooms without disturbing other activities inside the clubhouse.
Photos: Todd Maughan