What an incredible view to the water as you approach this lake house on Governors Island in Gilford NH! To be able to frame a view like this takes a special eye. Framing a view so that you don’t take in the entire vista gives it a kind of quality that you just can’t get otherwise. It’s wonderful to be able to stand on a lakeside porch and see the sweeping panorama around you. But that panorama takes on a whole new look when it’s more narrowly focused through the frame of a window. It’s like having a live photo in your own home and each window “photo” is slightly different. That’s one of the beauties of good architectural design.