Actor Jennifer Love Hewitt and her husband, Brian Hallisay, picked up a bright, cozy contemporary Cape this month. The house—which ran the couple $6.045 million—went up last year on the site of a 1964-built home of about 2,400 square feet, one that featured an eccentric layout and a number of hand-designed touches.
The new house has its own sense of eccentricity, at least in its exterior architecture; it’s all very engineered, but brought off well. It’s also considerably larger than the house it replaced, with interior living space that measures well over 6,000 square feet.
The interiors are contemporary traditional. The shared living area is open-concept, a great span of a room that encompasses kitchen, dayroom, and family room; it opens broadly to the patio and pool area via a generous bank of floor to ceiling fold-away glass. A creative workspace, living room with fireplace, and media room are a few of the other spaces.
There are six bedrooms in the home, and seven baths. Some of …