Designed by Donna Elle from Donna Elle Seaside Living, this Nantucket beach cottage has everything you would expect. The interiors boast bleached wide plank flooring and classic coastal decor.
Besides being located on an enviable beachfront location, this cottage seems to capture the essence of being by the water. This is a place that successfully embraces its natural surrounding beauty in a very honorable way.
You’re invited in…
Nantucket Beach Cottage with Coastal Interiors
This cottage feels magic… the interiors embrace a little of Nantucket, California and St Barths’s colors.
Foyer features rough hewn timbers, 8-10” reclaimed quarter sawn oak flooring in a hand rubbed white washed finish, and also a custom driftwood closet door.
Art: This piece of art was purchased by the owner and it’s a technique of color applied on acrylic panels. The art is from Lanoue Gallery on Newbury st in Boston.
The textures, furnishings and lighting lend a style of casual elegance with a flair of femininity juxtaposed to the strong architectural lines in this living room.
Ceiling: The ceiling is rough hewn timbers with poplar boards in between and hand pickled stained rubbed on the beams. This effect wears beautifully over time.
Floors: The floors are a certified white oak/reclaimed and are hand rubbed with a white wash effect and water based urethane top coat.
The driftwood coffee table was custom made with 1” thick beveled glass top from a designer in Miami.
Chairs are from OLY.
This classic white cottage kitchen gets a twist of modernity with glass and marble mosaic tiled wall and soapstone countertops. The window sashes were painted in marine blue for a pop of color!
The flooring is once again reclaimed wide oak. The designer white washed the boards using Benjamin Moore White Dove paint.
The backsplash is a glass mosaic tile from ARTISTIC Tile.
The farmhouse sink is a Shaw‘s ceramic sink.
The gooseneck faucet is by GROHE.
Chic and restful, this dining room seems to be the ideal place to dine by the sea. The dining room features silk rug from Stark and the infamous Louie Ghost Chairs with weathered plank top table. Notice the horizontal shiplap walls with hand rubbed painted floor boards.
You can entertain for hours in this ship’s hull inspired coastal bar with frosted glass inset.
The wine jug ceiling fixtures are from Belgium.
The barstools are from a Canadian company called Nuevo.
Sea artifacts adorn this white board and batten wall.
Plank Walls & Ceiling
Upstairs you will find a guest wing with bar, washer, dryer and 2 bedrooms with private baths.
The master bathroom features marble flooring and countertop for a restful look.
Floors are 12” x 12” Carrara Marble tiles.
With open ocean views and a very soothing color palette, this master bedroom is surely one of the best places in the house.
Paint Color: The paint color is Benjamin Moore White Ice in a satin finish.
Bedding: The bedding is a custom designed bedding using a F Schumacher fabric.
Wing chairs and chandelier were purchased in London, England.
The iron bed is from Charles P. Rogers Beds.
Take a break
Forget whatever you’re doing, whatever you are and whatever you’re hearing… bring your mind to this beach. Take the steps, feel the warm sand under your feet and look ahead at the ocean. Take a deep breath and let the ocean’s breeze take all of your worries away…
Today is a happy day!
Could you unwind, rest your mind and feel a little better? I hope you had a good time.
Seeing the ocean is so therapeutic for me… I go to the beach and I always get out of there feeling lighter and happier. I hope seeing this place helped you to feel the same way today.
Thank you for sharing this time with me and I wish you have a very healthy and Bright day!
Be good, be safe and we’ll talk some more tomorrow.
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
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I love the ocean and just moved into a cottage on the Central Oregon Coast. My cottage is small, but it’s my piece of heaven on earth.
I always feel good after reading your blog.