The great room makes for a study in contrast, mixing light and dark
hues and soft lines with angular ones. Light floods the entire
space through seemingly infinite panes of glass.
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The kitchen's 12-inch-deep, stainless, commercial-grade sink easily
handles unwieldy pots. The satin nickel faucet with side spray
offers graceful style and restaurant efficiency. Above the range, a
convenient wall-mounted faucet fills the large vessels required for
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In the bar area, open shelving takes the place of upper cabinets
and displays glazed ceramic dishes and deep-blue stemware.
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Master Sitting Area
The scale of the master bedroom becomes evident upon entry.
Floor-to-ceiling curtains set off a seating area adjacent to the
handsomely tailored bed. Woven wood shades filter glare during
daytime slumber. Luxurious hemstitched linens and an antique rug
display the range of sand and sea tones found in the room.
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Plush towels lie within easy reach of the master bath's
freestanding tub. Shell mirrors and woven baskets provide natural
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A soaking tub provides spa indulgences. The tub rests on a
river-rock inlay. "I thought it would be fun to have the pebbles so
that the tub looked like it was sitting on a different surface.
It's a pebble rug," Jackye says.
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In the guest bath, the hand-planed, distressed cherry vanity
commands attention. A streaked, white marble top emphasizes antique
steel hardware and polished chrome sink fixtures.
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Made of cellular PVC, the "beaded board" on the loggia ceiling and
soffits has the look and feel of real wood but requires less
maintenance―perfect for harsh, seaside climates. The lanterns
feature an antique finish and seeded glass.
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The laundry room's appliances are an attractive alternative to
purely utilitarian options. The energy-efficient washer's
front-loading door alleviates heavy lifting. The dryer
automatically adjusts moisture and temperature levels with each
load. A wall-mounted ironing board folds up to save space.
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Interiors flow easily into the home's courtyard, where a lap pool
and comfortable seating make the area a sanctuary. The raised brick
planter beyond the pool provides a platform for landscaping and
also scales down the high exterior wall. The darker color of the
brick breaks the space up and coordinates the stucco tabby wall
with poolside paving.
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Built of marine polymer and insulated for durability, the cabinets
and appliances stand up to tough coastal environments.
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A dining table hosts candlelit dinners serviced by a nearby outdoor kitchen.
For more information on the products featured in this home, please see the October 2005 issue ofCoastal Livingmagazine.