Hello, my dear friends! How are you today? I hope you’re healthy and safe. We’re doing all we can to stay home with our children while keeping them busy, which is not always easy but like I always tell them… nothing makes me happier than having all of us together under the same roof. So let’s make this difficult moment a little easier by seeing the positive things in life. Hopefully, all of things will start to get better soon. We just need to be patient and strong! We will kick this virus out of our lives soon. 🙂
Now, talking about being positive, I am truly honored to be sharing this stunning home built by Castle Homes. This is a long house tour, but we’re finally having more time to do things we love these days, right? So, let’s take advantage of that.
Here are some interesting facts about this gorgeous home:
“This English Country style home features bank of Lutyens style front windows (inspired by English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens); Stunning Vintage Millworks custom exterior dormers, custom millwork and casings; Elevator for a three floors; Hidden Pantry; tracery ceiling in the Study; clever sofa screen provides definition to Living Room sofa; Herndon & Merry wrought iron staircase railing; four defined garden areas designed by award-winning landscape architect; Builder room featuring behind the walls custom craftsmanship and so much more.”
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A brushed concrete driveway leads to the Contemporary English Country style home with espresso antique colored, handmade brick and CertainTeed “Independence” shingle roof in a Georgetown Gray.
Essential to the design style is the distinct window composition – inspired by English architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, one of the premier British architects of the 20th Century. The aluminum clad wood windows (Pella), have a putty glaze and Low-E, energy efficient. The dormer windows have James Hardie Artisan, lap siding, with mitered corners and were custom designed in collaboration with Vintage Millworks.
Home Details: Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 full, 2 half Garage: 3
Style: Contemporary English Country Home
Approx. Sq. Ft.: 6,748
The two-front gable windows are accented by copper with cedar corbels and above, charming dovecotes. Windows are painted Sherwin Williams “Iron Ore.”
Exterior Brick: Old Texas, Pharr, Texas/Union Station, Nashville, TN – supplier.
The front courtyard privacy wall is capped with limestone and leads to the covered entry with an Indiana limestone surround.
The front door, in American White Oak, was designed by Castle Homes in collaboration with Vintage Millwork. It’s a clear, glass, true divided light door.
The foyer has 7-inch, character-grade White Oak floor with a reactive stain with a tinted oil sealer, created by Castle Homes In-House Design Team. (Castle Homes interior designer Joy Huber, created the interior design plan including finish selections throughout the home with Rozanne Jackson Interiors, The Iron Gate, providing all interior styling, furnishings and draperies.)
Lighting: Visual Comfort Utopia Round Flushmount.
Entering the Dining Room, the interior bank of Lutyens style windows are framed with beautiful, custom draperies.
Paint Color: Sherwin Williams “Zurich White” walls, ceiling and trim.
Draperies: here – similar.
Center is a custom concrete table with pyramid base, chairs with silver frames and leather seat cushions.
A cream leather chandelier by Ngala Trading, brings an unique touch to this elegant dining room.
A classic bar cart adds elegance to this dining room.
The Butler’s Pantry has a wine refrigerator, stained White Oak cabinets with a liming wax on the base, honed Calacatta Gold counter and above painted cabinets with clear glass.
The kitchen, with Sherwin Williams Zurich White walls, has a center oak island stained with a liming wax on the base, honed Calacatta Gold counter, stainless steel sink and above antique, brass pendants.
Paneled, cabinet front Subzero refrigerator/freezer (30 inch each on the right) has an adjacent hidden door leading to the walk-in pantry. The range wall cabinet and hood repeats the island.
Cabinets: G&P Custom Cabinetry, Nashville.
Kitchen Island Size: 5’x10’
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The backsplash is a Walker Zanger honed Calacatta Gold, oversized mosaic. Wolf range has 6-burners, griddle and a double oven and above a scalloped, oak wood hood.
Hardwood: 7-inch, character-grade White Oak floor with a reactive stain with a tinted oil sealer, sealed with Magic Oil – similar here.
The Breakfast Room has a built-in banquette with high performance fabric, custom designed natural wood breakfast tables, and a scalloped shade lighting.
Banquettes: here – similar – (I often recommend it to my clients).
Lighting: here – similar.
Offering plenty of storage space, the kitchen pantry features a combination of painted-grade white cabinets and Walnut cabinets.
Featuring Hemlock Fir beams, this Living Room feels welcoming and elegant at the same time. The light fixture is a White Oak chandelier by Noir.
Paint Color: Sherwin Williams “Zurich White” walls, ceiling & trim.
Ceiling: Hemlock Fir beam.
The Living room’s Lee Industries sofa is covered in high performance fabric and framed by a paneled screen in buff velvet.
Honed, hand-carved Limestone mantel fireplace features Alterna FireBalls and above a stunning Charlotte Terrell landscape.
Grand piano was provided by Steinway Piano Gallery.
For seamless entertaining, French doors lead to the covered porch.
The French, sliding doors by Pella lead to the screened-in porch with a White Oak wood floor, repeating the interior reactive stain with a tinted oil sealer.
The hearth and mantle are Indiana limestone and above is a spruce planking ceiling with a wood and brass chandelier.
The room, with a Dash & Albert hand-woven polyurethane, UV treated rug, has a beautiful mixture of Summer Classics teak furniture with a marine grade finish.
Sofa: Summer Classics.
The croquet Teak lounge chair reclines and has brass detailing.
Side Table: Summer Classics.
The Spruce plank ceiling features a wood and brass chandelier.
The patio fireplace features Indiana Limestone hearth and mantel.
The powder room has a radial, white glass tile on the focal wall with a custom, solid White Oak vanity with Carrara marble slab in-set carved sink and polished nickel faucet.
Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 7671 “On the Rocks” walls and trim, SW “Iron Ore” ceiling (not shown).
Accent Tile: Traditions In Tile/Artistic Tile.
The main staircase features a black, wrought iron Herndon and Merry, custom railing and smooth, round balusters.
Art by Bennett Galleries and Jack Spencer Art.
Oak Treads: Character-grade White Oak floor with a reactive stain with a tinted oil sealer, sealed with Magic Oil
The stairwell is accented with 4 ft. tall, gilded sconces by Visual Comfort.
Upstairs Sitting Room, features the upper view of the Lutyens bank of windows with a Herndon and Merry railing, a velvet chaise lounges, a champagne metallic hide, and an antique brass leaf chandelier.
Paint color is Zurich White by Sherwin Williams.
Master bedroom has an oversized cove crown and a beaded chandelier. Paint color is Sherwin Williams Reserved White on walls, ceiling and trim.
Bed: Beautiful Eloquence bed with an antique white and gold leaf finish and upholstered in ivory velvet provided by The Iron Gate.
Chairs: Gianni velvet chairs provided by Lee Industries.
Paint repeated in the Master bath (Sherwin Williams SW 7056 Reserved White), with a Walker Zanger, antiqued white marble floor (similar here), raised panel painted vanity in “Sherwin Williams White Nuvalato” and marble counter with nickel silver faucets.
Center to the room is a white plaster chandelier and a Kohler, free-standing tub.
Chandelier: Visual Comfort, Large.
Tub is Stargaze by Kohler.
Tub Faucet: Kallista.
The Study has a tracery ceiling (designed by Vintage Millworks) and crystal, tiered, globe chandelier with “Silverplate by Sherwin Williams” tinted walls and SW “Snowbound” ceiling and trim.
Coffee Table: Oly Pippa cocktail table.
Chandelier: Visual Comfort.
This Teen Girl bedroom features SW “Crushed Ice” walls and SW “Snowbound” ceiling/trim. The bed has a linen scalloped headboard and above is a seeded, glass chandelier.
The bathroom has porcelain tile floor with a linear veining and a painted vanity in Sherwin Williams Dovetail with Turkish Carrara countertop.
Floor Tile: Porcelain tile “linen style” floor – similar here.
Sconces: Visual Comfort.
Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Drift of Mist.
Bench: Gabby Home.
This Teen Boy features Sherwin Williams Reserved White on walls and SW “Snowbound” ceiling and trim.
Flooring: Dream Weaver carpet.
The upstairs Powder Room features “Sherwin Williams Stamped Concrete” tinted walls and trim with SW “Reserved White” on ceiling. The vanity is stained, white oak with a Carrara marble counter (5 centimeter), glass, vessel sink and titanium finished faucets.
The Family Center has built-in cabinets with planked front doors, marble-looking Quartz counters and includes a built-in desk and three lockers.
Paint color is SW Zurich White” walls, ceiling and trim.
This smart space is wrapped with planked door cabinets, built-in desk and Aurea Quartz Paragon counters.
The elevated laundry machines are flanked by custom cabinetry.
This space also features a mudroom with a trio of lockers.
Lower level entertainment space includes a billiard’s area with a wet bar, workout room and bedroom suite. Step onto the t-box on Royal Lytham golf course with a clever Golf Simulator and play over a dozen courses around the world. Beautiful York & Friends fine art throughout.
Walls are SW “Zurich White”.
The wet bar features a Carrara marble counter (5 CM) with Walnut opening shelving and a chevron patterned, walnut backsplash and features a stainless steel, round scalloped sink and brushed nickel faucet.
Pella patio doors lead to an expansive patio.
Furniture: Summer Classics.
Plank wood ceiling was also added on the lower level patio.
Rug: Dash & Albert.
Grilling area has a built-in Wolf grill and Soapstone counters.
The garage doors are painted in Sherwin Williams Iron Ore.
The classic garage lighting and the decorative brackets add so much charm to the exterior of this exquisite home.
Designers: Castle Homes In-House Design Team (Joy Huber, lead designer) in partnership with Rozanne Jackson, The Iron Gate, interior styling, furnishings, draperies, with interior decorator Ginny Garrett and interior architect Katy Austin Architect: Kevin Coffey, C. Kevin Coffey Dwellings & Design Landscape Architect: Gavin Duke, Page | Duke Landscape Architects.
Photography: Reed Brown Photography.
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