We all have days where we would rather be somewhere else than where we are. Right now, still dealing with so much snow I truly wish I could get on a plane and spend a couple of weeks in a casual beach house.
Located in North Carolina and built by Blue Sky Building Company, this beach house features the best in casual coastal interiors. Warmth comes from tongue and groove Cypress walls and comfortable slipcovered furniture.
The home sits by a tidal creek in a coastal marsh area with ocean views. Truly the perfect scenario to escape to!
Beach House with Casual Coastal Interiors
This entire cottage feels warm with its tongue & groove walls (would you be tempted to paint it white?) and dark plank hardwood floors.
The wall are Cypress with Cocoa Bean stain. This newel is 6-1/2″ wide.
River Rock Fireplace
A classic river rock fireplace is flanked by a custom-designed media built-in. Notice the beautiful painting above the fireplace. It’s a painting of the view you see from the porch.
Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color
The cabinets are M.L. Campbell 33-5 Swiss Coffee.
Open Floor Plan
The living room opens to the dining room and kitchen.
Trim color is Sherwin Williams 7005 Pure White.
The side tables and coffee table are from Braxton Culler. Lamps were custom made from Vietri vases.
Open Floor Plan Dimensions: The kitchen is 18′ x 12′. The dining area is 18′ x 14′. The living room area is 18′ x 16′.
Kitchen: The backsplash is a 3×6 glossy almond field tile laid in a staggered pattern. The mosaic above the stove is a hand laid mosaic by a local artist.
Dining Room: The chairs and barstools are from Braxton Culler in the Bay Walk collection.
Lighting & Flooring
Kitchen Lighting: These pendants are from Hudson Valley and they are the Massena Large Pendant which is 19-1/2″ wide.
Flooring: This floor is a Rustic Walnut with 3 coats of Waterlox sealer in a medium sheen.
The granite countertop is “Colonial Gold”.
The mirror and wainscot were custom built. The paint is Sherwin-Williams Waterfall (6750).
The light fixture is a Hanover Lantern Bridgewater Hanging Light (Antique Silver).
Laundry Room Cabinet Paint Color
The laundry cabinet color is from ML Campbell in Pewter.
The floors, handrail and stair treads are Black Walnut with Minwax Special Walnut stain and a matte Waterlox finish.
The lower level of the house features a cozy family room with custom wool rug, a custom built-in and casual furniture. I love this area.
Natural Wood & White
The walls continue to be cypress v-groove with a cocoa bean stain. The finish is satin. The ceiling is a pine 6″ tongue and groove that has been painted with a white paint.
Lighting & Ceiling Paint Color
Ceiling Paint Color: Sherwin-Williams Pure White in a satin sheen.
This track light is from “Tech Lighting”.
This is a small, but very useful mud room. The space measures 5’W x 3’D.
This charming screened porch is perfect to have your morning coffee and read the paper.
The twig mirror in this powder room is from Pottery Barn Teen.
This guest bedroom is welcoming and beautiful! I love the quilt bedding and the white wicker furniture.
Neutral Paint Color
Sherwin Williams SW6105 Divine White.
Any room can be a bunk room! The bunks beds are from NE Kids Lake House collection and were purchased from Furnitureland South in Jamestown, NC.
Coastal Paint Color
Sherwin Williams 6750 Waterfall.
These mirrors were custom painted by Dawn Ashby from Greensboro, NC.
Lovely coral bedroom with ocean views.
This headboard was purchased at Funitureland South in High Point, NC. It is part of the Paula Deen furniture collection.
Bedroom Dimensions: This room is 15’x17′.
Pale Coral Paint Color
The wall color is Sherwin Williams 6336 Nearly Peach.
This bedroom is cozy and it measures 16′ x 13′.
Bedroom Paint Color
This is a very soothing paint color — perfect for this coastal home. Sherwin Williams Nearly Peach.
Honestly speaking, I am not crazy about the tiling selection (I prefer lighter bathrooms), but I love the open shower design with the bench and window. Very inspiring!
Decorative Sink Drains
This adorable decorative sink drain is from “LinkaSink”.
Back of the House
Windows and doors are “Integrity” from “Marvin Windows and Doors”.
Beautiful porch with stunning ocean views.
The railing are composite and the columns are custom made from a combination of Miratec, LP SmartSide, and PVC trim.
The ceiling is Cypress wood with a Cocoabean stain from Cabot. The deck is composite decking from Azek in the Morado color.
These ceiling fans are from Quorum.
The chairs were purchased from Wicker & More in Shallotte, NC.
This porch spans the entire back of the house which is 53′ wide and is 10′ deep in the covered portion and an additional 7′ in the uncovered portion.
Absolutely dreamy views! Imagine going home to this every day.
These columns are 12″x12″ and 9′ high.
A circular outdoor staircase adds architectural interest and brings you to the roof deck.
Inspiring view and deck railing design.
Take a deep breath and bring Goodness to your heart…
Summer at its best! Take a look at this great outdoor kitchen with butcher block countertop and outdoor dressing rooms at the far back.
Dream Come True
Imagine yourself here, going kayaking or simply staying here to watch the sunset. Wouldn’t that be a special experience?
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Oh, how late I am with this post! I am sorry everyone, I just had to do some important errands in town and came back late to finish this post.
So, how are you feeling today? I am super happy because I just finished talking to a very special friend of mine and it was wonderful. Isn’t it great when you spend some time with people that can truly understand you?
If you have someone like that in your life, make sure to cherish this person and always make them know how much they mean to you. Real friends are rare and we’re blessed when we “find” one.
We will talk some more tomorrow!
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
Sources: Blue Sky Building Company.