Building a new home is almost like having a white canvas right in front of you. You have imagined your home, pinned many ideas, looked at tons of magazines and interior design blogs and the only thing you need now is to put all of your trust and ideas in someone that can make your dreams become reality. Take this 3500 sq ft Bayfront home, located in the heart of Newport Beach California, for example. The talented builder, Jake Winkle from Winkle Custom Homes, tore down an existing older home to make room for the new build. And, like with some white canvases, he created a home that is easy to consider a piece of art.
Interior designer Melisa Morgan, from Melissa Morgan Design, designed the crisp white coastal interiors balancing it with soothing neutral colors and décor pieces that respect their environment. In this home, you will also see many lighting and furniture by “Restoration Hardware Modern”, a brand new line from Restoration Hardware.
Built in 2016, this California new construction home also features a private dock and incredible bay views. Isn’t it great to see the dream of a new home come true? Get inspired with this one.
This is a new and fresh take on white kitchens! I am loving the whitewashed brick and the gorgeous large piece of marble slab backsplash! Kitchen lighting is Visual Comfort CHC2166PN E.F. Chapman Darlana 6 Light 54 inch Polished Nickel Linear Pendant Ceiling Light – $1,300.00
Backsplash: Solid marble backsplash with a raised border and inset field. Marble veining is continuous from raised border flowing into the inset field. All from same slab.
Counterstools were custom made by Melissa Morgan Design.
The eye-catching kitchen offers a New Tuscany Range by Viking, Miele refrigerator, coffee maker, and dishwasher, and generous cabinet space.
Kitchen Cabinet Details
Cabinet Style: Cabinet style is inset craftsman for doors and cabinet panels.
Cabinets: Solid 7/8”.
Cabinet Doors: Dove tail drawers.
BLUM Self closing hardware on all door and drawers.
Pre-finished Maple interior cabinets and drawers.
Cabinet & Trim Paint Color
Paint color is Benjamin Moore OC-149 Decorators White.
Countertop Edge: 2-1/4 thick island counter edge.
The layout of this kitchen is efficient and perfect for entertaining.
White Brick Stove Accent: Reclaimed white painted brick framing an integrated hood vent. This design is fresh and timeless!
Kitchen Hardware & Range
Cabinet Hardware: Restoration Hardware, polished nickel.
Fridge Door Pull: Top Knobs in polished nickel.
Range is a Viking Tuscany 48″ DF Range 6 Burner AW TVDR4806BAW.
Paneled refrigerator and freezer are Miele.
Countertop is “Statuarietto Marble” with a honed finish.
Faucet: Rohl Perrin and Row faucet.
Farmhouse Sink: Rohl Shaw sink.
Island is 12’6” long by 36” wide.
Ceiling Treatment: MDF box beams with ½” MDF paneling in the inset.
The furniture is by the brand new “Restoration Hardware Modern”. Dining table is Antoccino Rectangular Dining Table in Black Oak from “Restoration Hardware Modern”.
The picturesque home offers 4 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, over 3,300 sf, an impeccable floor plan, exquisite attention to detail and impressive views.
This entire living room was done to perfection and I especially love its natural approach.
Window Treatment: Hunter Douglas white solar shades.
Fireplace: Isokern custom masonry fireplace built on site with herringbone firebrick cut down to 2” x 8” with white grout. Fireplace face is white smooth stucco finish to resemble a plaster wall.
Paint color is Sherwin Williams Collonade Gray.
Sofa and lounge chairs were custom made by Melissa Morgan Design. The sofa and the chairs feature Belgian linen fabric with down wrapped foam seats and down back. Stained legs of furnishing were to match the dining table.
End table and coffee table are from “Restoration Hardware Modern”.
The entry, located just off the kitchen, features a Dutch door with glass and white washed reclaimed brick.
Lighting: Circa Lighting Caged lantern.
Door Hardware: Emtek ceramic door handles.
This is a practical laundry room with neutral, soothing color palette.
Washer: Electrolux 4.4 Cu. Ft. Front Load Washer with Wave-Touch® Controls featuring Perfect Steam. Color: Island White.
Dryer: Electrolux 8 CU.FT Gas Steam Dryer – Wave-Touch Control. Color: Island White.
Staircase Wall Treatment
Paneled Staircase Wall Details: 16” on center with ¼ “ reveal between boards running vertically.
Hardwood Flooring: European wide plank , white oak. Light wire brush, oil finish to match the color of outside beach sand. Warren Christopher supplier and installer.
Located under the stairs, this wine room feature floating GETSTACT wine racks with back lighting, and cooling system.
A Fresh Take on Staircase
Staircase: Solid 1-1/4 treads with 2” mitered skirting for transitional look.
Balusters: Tapered balusters with NO transition post at corners for cleaner look. I am loving this fresh look!!!
Lighting is custom by Dana Creath. Isn’t it very cool?
This metal bed is from Restoration Hardware.
This bedroom features great built-in storage. Cabinet style is flush inset shaker with RH hardware in polished chrome.
Silver sconces are from “Restoration Hardware Modern”.
The hexagon mirror is from Restoration Hardware.
Faucet is from Newport Brass.
Sink is by Kohler.
The shower octagon floor tile is marble mosaic in octagon pattern. Timeless!
Shower glass is Starfire ½” shower glass (low iron) for clear view.
Shower plumbing is by Rohl.
Guest Bath Tub: Marble slab surrounds with tub tob, wood accent front panel and 2×4 white hand pressed subway tile. Sconces are from “Restoration Hardware Modern”.
Toilet is by Kohler.
Paint color is Collonade Gray by Sherwin Williams.
Light wire brush white oak hardwood floor with marble herringbone tile. Isn’t it beautiful? Look at the colors together.
Marble shower jambs framing out each shower in this house.
HVAC Grills: custom pattern cut wood grills.
Shower with Herringbone Tile: White thassos and Bordeaux Jaune limetsone.
Wall Tile: 2×4 hand pressed subway tile.
This master bedroom feels spacious and quiet. I love the neutral paint color, the hardwood floors, the coffered ceilings, not to mention the view!
Window Treatment: Hunter Douglas white solar shades.
The nightstands are from Restoration Hardware Modern — Prescott Closed Nightstand.
The lamps feature a white marble base.
Retractable sliding doors open to a large covered balcony with sweeping views of the bay.
The master bedroom paint color is Sherwin Williams Collonade Gray.
The master bedroom fireplace features a floating marble box mantle. The fireplace logs are celenite.
Mirror is from Pottery Barn.
Master bedroom lounge chairs were custom designed and fabricated by the designer in a light gray velvet fabric. Coffee table and side table are from “Restoration Hardware Modern”.
Master bedroom bed is custom designed and fabricated by Melissa Morgan Design in a white velvet fabric. The bed is also pre-treated for any staining.
The color palette and the finishes of this bathroom are just wonderful and I could never get tired of them.
Chandelier and sconces are from “Restoration Hardware Modern”. A glass wall allows you to enjoy the bay view from the tub.
Master tub is by Victoria + Albert.
Tub filler is by Rohl.
Cabinet Paint Color
Cabinet paint is Decorators White from Benjamin Moore.
Shower glass is Starfire ½” shower glass and marble shower frame is Statuarietto marble.
Master Shower Walls: Hand-pressed 4 x 8 subway tile with 4 x 8.5″ base board.
Shower Floor: Marble Micro Mosaic.
Walls of built-in cabinet add beauty and lots of storage space to this bathroom.
Cabinets are flush inset cabinet frames with inset drawer and door fronts and furniture toe kick trim.
Counter and slab backsplash is Statuarietto marble with a honed finish.
Wall mounted faucet is by Rohl.
The bathroom mirror is Restoration Hardware in polished nickel.
Bedroom feature La Cantina sliding doors.
This home features unparalleled views of Newport Harbor, Fashion Island, Balboa Island, Newport Coast. Dreamy!
The third floor features a cozy den/family room with modern furniture and great views!
The furniture, which looks like wine racks, is from Noir in dark gray tweed fabric. The art is custom made by the designer with a sea fan and white oak frame to match the flooring.
The third floor also offers a covered balcony with second kitchen and dining area.
The antler chandelier is from Pottery Barn.
This is a private outdoor space that comes with a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and wet bar.
Outdoor Wet Bar
The outdoor wet bar features two Miele dishwashers and an ice maker.
Ice, Ice, Baby
The ice maker is by Sub-Zero.
Grill is by Wolf.
Microwave is by Sharp.
This deck allows for stunning views of Newport Beach.
This beach house offers a rare, private backyard on the Bayfront spanning nearly 50′ including patio, firepit, and a private boat slip that can accommodate a vessel of more than 50′.
Indoor & Out
La Cantina pocket doors allow an easy transition between indoor and outdoor.
Windows and remaining doors are Jeld Wen.
Exterior lights are Bevelo exterior gas lanterns.
Imagining opening your patio doors and having this view!
Outdoor dining table and dining chairs are from Restoration Hardware.
The lounge chair are from Restoration Hardware with white Sunbrella cushions.
Cedar shingles add a classic touch to this beach house.
Patio Stone Floor Tile
Patio feature ¾ slab limestone cut into 2x3’ tiles. Brushed finish for traction. The builder searched 30 vendors to find one that matched this particular beach sand.
The outdoor Adirondeck chairs are painted in Sherwin Williams Pure White and custom designed and fabricated by the designer.
It’s rare to find a brand new home with private dock on coveted Newport Peninsula.
The firepit is concrete and fabricated by Hart Concrete Design in Costa Mesa.
Built by: Winkle Custom Homes
Interiors by: Melissa Morgan Design.
Photos by Ryan Garvin Photography.
Looking to live somewhere by the water? This house is on the market and you can see the virtual tour and the asking price here.
Isn’t great to start the week seeing this fresh and bright home? I hope you’ve enjoyed your time here today.
I am finally getting back to my normal life after a long summer. I’m trying to work more, getting my home more organized and cooking healthier meals for my family. Do you know the feeling of getting your life the way you want it to be? Not perfect, but in the right direction… I guess this life is a constant journey where we try to feel in a balanced place, with health and especially with the people we love.
Thank you for being here, my friends. May we all feel Blessed this week and always.
Luciane from HomeBunch.com
Sources: Built by: Winkle Custom Homes. Instagram: @winkle_custom_homes. Interiors by: Melissa Morgan Design. Instagram: @melissamorgandesign. Photos by Ryan Garvin Photography. Instagram: @ryangarvin.
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