If you have been missing seeing color, textures and lots of fun, this new post will really make you happy! Located in Rhode Island and built by Sweenor Builders, Inc. (also on Instagram), this shingle home features clean, coastal-inspired design elements and color palettes which complete the beach house vibe.
Here, this talented builder shares more details:
“Every year, This Old House® collaborates with a team of industry professionals and leading home-improvement brands to build a state-of-the art “Idea House.” Sweenor Builders was honored to partner with Union Studio Architecture and Community Design and Denise Enright Interior Design for the 2017 Idea House in the bucolic seaside neighborhood of East Matunuck Farms in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
The 3,200-square-foot, three-story shingle style residence is chock-full of solutions to address what today’s homeowners look for in a home and coastal living. It combines traditional New England architectural features with modern building techniques, smart home systems, and durable, weatherproof, and energy-efficient materials to create a high-quality home with relaxed sensibility. Perfect for a growing family or empty nesters who want to entertain, the flexible floor plan, the flexible floor plan enables living on one level or many, supporting multi-generational approach.”
The interiors were decorated with beautiful yet affordable furnishings and I am sharing all sources below! I hope you all have a good time and be ready to feel inspired by this timeless home!
This shingle-style, gambrel-roof home features an attached garage, Chippendale balcony railings and an inviting wrap-around front porch with swing.
Front Door: Craftsman Style Two-Panel, Three-Lite Door Style 6803 with Craftsman Sidelight 6175 by Simpson Door.
These beautiful blue garage doors are the Canyon Ridge Limited Edition Series Design 35 Doors by Coplay and are accented with clerestory windows.
My goodness, what a gorgeous home!!! I can’t stop staring at this picture! 🙂 The blue front door paint color is Chinese Porcelain by Olympic Paint and the trim in Swirling Smoke by Olympic Paint.
Siding: Eastern White Cedar Shingles by SBC Cedar, factory-finished in Seashell stain.
Windows: E-Series three-over-one windows in Watercolor Blue by Andersen Windows.
Porch floor: AZEK Porch Harvest Collection in Slate Gray.
Roof: Timberline Ultra HD in Charcoal by GAF.
Rocking Chairs Set: Belham Living (on sale!).
Side Table: Belham Living.
Planters: DMC Products.
This home couldn’t be any better! It even features a porch swing! 🙂
Porch Swing with Cushion: Belham Living.
Planter with Trellis: Belham Living.
Porch ceiling: Preservative Treated Primed Pine by Lifespan Select.
Outdoor Rugs: Safavieh.
The front door opens to a beautiful foyer with built-in bench with storage and a staircase with Chippendale railing. The wall paint color is Swirling Smoke by Olympic Paint.
Bench Cushion: Custom Cushion in Moriyama Lake fabric by Thomas O’Brien Textiles.
Chippendale Railing, Built-In Bench: Sweenor Builders Cabinetry Division.
Lighting: Zelda Pendant Chandelier.
Built-in Bench Pulls: Emtek.
Door Hardware: Emtek.
A vaulted ceiling with white-painted V-groove boards distinguishes the living area. French doors open to the screened porch.
Windows: E-Series Three-over-One from the Andersen Architectural Collection.
Doors: Thermal French Door Style 7152 by Simpson Door.
Fireplace: Town & Country TC36 Arch.
Art above Fireplace: Coral Fan Cyanotype Canvas by Oliver Gail.
TV Stand: Belham Living (on sale!).
Chandelier: Quoizel 12-Light Chandelier.
Rug: Safavieh in Navy/Ivory.
Accent Chair: Belham Living.
A blue and white color scheme brings a coastal feel to this shingle home.
Accent Chairs: Belham Living.
Table Lamp: Pacific Coast Lighting.
Accent Table: here.
The navy blue kitchen features maple cabinetry, custom hood in stainless steel and brass straps.
Kitchen Cabinetry: Breman Door Maple Cabinets in Maritime (perimeter) and Coconut (island) by Diamond Cabinets.
Kitchen Appliances: Bosch Microwave Combination Oven, 7-bottle Mirrored Wine Cooler by Vinotemp, Bosch 36” French Door Refrigerator, Bosch Bar-Handle Dishwasher and GE Profile Series Built-In Touch Control Induction Cooktop.
Kitchen Lighting: Hudson Valley Lambert Chain Pendant With 12″ Globe – Similar here.
Counterstools: Belham Living (amazing sale!).
Perimeter Countertops: Organic White 4600 Quartz by Caesarstone.
Faucet: American Standart in Stainless Steel.
Kitchen Sink: American Standart.
The kitchen island countertop is Gray Skies Ash from the Driftwood Collection by Raging River Counterworks.
Similar Cabinet Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Hale Navy”.
Prep-sink: American Standart.
Faucet: American Standard.
Tiered Cake Stands: here.
A coffered ceiling with V-groove insets marks the dining area. Wall paint color is Swirling Smoke by Olympic Paint.
Bufett: Belham Living Kennedy Buffet (amazing price!).
Napkins: E by Design.
Glasses: Artland Inc..
Pitcher: Global Amici.
Rug: Loloi Rugs.
The dining room and Great room are separated by a custom cabinet-and-column divider built by Sweenor Builders Cabinetry and it creates a definition between the spaces. The trim paint color is Delicate White by Olympic Paint.
Cabinet Hardware: Grayson Crystal Knobs by Emtek.
Located just across from the foyer, behind sliding barn doors, you will find a study with custom bookcases with X-detailing on the doors.
Back wall of built-ins are painted in Lime Green by Olympic Paint.
Window Treatments: Flat Roman Shade – similar here.
Cabinet Pulls: Alexander Cabinet Pulls by Emtek.
The powder room’s countertop is a 3-inch-thick agate and quartz. Walls are covered in a paintable wallpaper in Night Rendezvous by Olympic Paint.
Countertop: Nebbia 8311 Quartz in 3-inch Profile by Caesarstone.
Wallpaper: Graham & Brown.
Faucet: American Standard.
Sink: American Standard.
Mirror: All Modern.
This pet-friendly laundry/mudroom comes with a very practical dog-washing station. The area also doubles as a utility sink for sandy sneakers and swimsuits. Cubbies are painted in Black Flame by Olympic Paint. Also notice that the washer and dryer are elevated on back-saving pedestals.
Countertop: Raw Concrete 4004 Quartz by Caesarstone.
Floor Tile: Slate in Brazil Black.
Lighting: Barn Light Electric – similar here.
Now, here’s a new idea!!! The staircase risers feature patterned strips of wallpaper, mimicking the look of tile. Also notice the custom built-in bench at the top. Fabric is from Serena & Lily.
Wallpaper: Serena & Lily.
The beautiful staircase with Chippendale railings lead to the second and third level of the house. The blue shiplap paint color is Everlasting by Olympic Paint and walls are in Aria by Olympic Paint.
This space sets the color scheme for the guest bedrooms located on this level of the house.
French Doors: French Style Door 7152 by Simpson Door Company.
Desk Chair: Wayfair.
Table Lamp: Langley Street.
Rug: Three Posts (Other colors available).
The Bohemian-chic bedding was the inspiration for this girl’s bedroom. Wall paint color is Aubergine by Olympic Paint.
Bedding: Emmanuel Feathered Arrows Duvet Set.
Table Lamp: All Modern.
This bedroom features hues of seafoam and teal. Wall paint color is Hallowed Hush by Olympic Paint.
Bedding: Iveta Abolina Duvet Cover Set.
Bookcase: Mercury Row.
Bench: All Modern.
“The Bunk Room earned the selection panel’s praise because it celebrates one of the most important features for any beach house — having plenty of space to comfortably host family and friends! Reflecting the home’s proximity to the coast, the Bunk Room evokes a stylish nautical theme, complete with custom beds reminiscent of the berths on a boat. Built-in shelves add charm and create privacy between bunks, provide charging stations, and offer guests places to store personal items.”
The built-in bunk beds features a shipshape style with mahogany ceilings, white shiplap side walls, and nautical bed linens and accents.
Paint Color: Built-ins are in Delicate White by Olympic Paint and the blue floor is in Gloss Porch Paint in custom color by Olympic Paint.
Window Treatment: Custom Shade in Captiva Chambray by Serena & Lily.
Built-in Beds: Sweenor Builders Cabinetry Division.
Bedding: Serena & Lily (highly recommended).
Lighting: Visual Comfort Sconce in Polished Nickel.
Dip-Dyed Stools (by the window): Serena & Lily.
Floor Pillow: Serena & Lily.
The bunkroom bathroom features a nautical motif and beadboard wainscoting. Wallpaper is Skylake Toile Wallpaper in Navy & White by Serena & Lily.
Nautical Sconces: Beacon Sconces in White by Serena & Lily.
Floor Tile: Smoky Blue Penny Tile.
Washstand: American Standard.
Faucet: American Standard.
Hand Towel: Serena & Lily.
Bath Towel: Serena & Lily.
Mirror: Serena & Lily.
Hamper: Serena & Lily.
Located on the main floor, the master bedroom features a lavender color palette, a vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams and beautiful furnishing. Accent wall paint color is Smoky Grape by Olympic Paint and remaining walls are Silver Chalice by Olympic Paint.
Mirror: Uttermost Sedona Mirror.
Ceiling Fan: Minka-Aire 52” Ceiling Fan.
The master bathroom features a floating double vanity, a heated marble tile and a large curb-less shower with a frameless shower door.
Vanity Countertop & Thresholds: Blizzard 2141 Quartz by Caesarstone.
Wallpaper: Derwent by Osborne & Little.
Sconces: Hinkley Lighting.
A screened-in porch with fireplace extends the living space of this home.
Sofa & Chairs: Belham Living.
Coffee Table: GloDea.
Ceiling Fan: Minka-Aire.
The backyard features a bi-level deck and patio with pavers featuring an outdoor firepit.
Every beach house should have an outdoor shower, right? This outdoor shower enclosure is made of weather-resistant cellular PVC.
“This 3,200-square-foot, coastal home features a flexible floor plan that enables all living to happen on one level. In addition to the open-plan living spaces down-stairs, there’s a master suite, laundry/mudroom, and powder room. A wraparound front porch, rear screened porch, and patio provide spaces for entertaining. Two more bedrooms, a bunk room, game room and two more baths accommodate multi-generations and guests.” – This Old House.
Client: This Old House.
Interior Design: Denise Enright.
Architect: Union Studio Architecture & Community Design.
Landscape: Matt Smith for Shalvey Bros. Landscape Inc.
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