2007 Idea House: Captain's Quarters

With broad porches and generous windows, our Idea House in River Dunes, North Carolina demonstrates the timeless beauty of traditional design.

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2007 | River Dunes | Oriental, NC | Breakfast Room | Designer: Tammy Connor
Photo: Jean Allsopp

Best Seat in the House

What do you hope for in a breakfast room? Sunshine! Here, durable aluminum-clad, double-hung windows stand up to harsh coastal weather, including 150-mph winds. Below the coffered ceiling, the architects added a shallow display ledge for sea-colored bottles.

Upholstered furniture: Thomasville; Windows: JELD-WEN


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