Hello, my friends! How are you today? I certainly hope this brick cottage brings you some joy!
Recently built by Gerrard Builders Hillside House and with interiors by Shannon Bowman Interiors and Carolina Design Associates, this cottage is truly a dream home! In my opinion, it is the perfect size and features interiors and an exterior that will overcome any trends. You can look at this home in ten years and you will think it was just designed.
Here, the interior designer Shannon Bowman, whom I am very thankful for for sharing all the sources below, explains more about the style of this home: “Cozy and Cottage Chic was our goal, however keeping a light and airy pallet almost gives it a coastal vibe. We wanted to keep the charm of the original architecture and blend it with a newer farmhouse/cottage design.”
Find a comfy chair and pin your favorite pictures of this cottage with painted exterior. I hope you have a great time!
This home’s curb appeal makes a great first impression and the architectural details are impeccable.
Home Style: Cottage
Size: 4,500 sq ft. / 4 bed, 4 ½ bath
Gate and Grey Windows Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 7029 Agreeable Gray cut in 1⁄2 for less strength.
You should pin or save this picture to keep the brick exterior paint color in mind! This color is perfect if you are looking for a warm white for your home. The brick and trim paint color is Sherwin Williams SW 7011 Natural Choice.
Custom shutters flank a Mahogany front door. Shutters are Sherwin Williams SW 7029 Agreeable Gray cut in 1⁄2 for less strength.
Magnolia Wreath: here – similar
The front door opens to a beautiful foyer with shiplap walls, painted in Benjamin Moore OC-65 Chantilly Lace.
The millwork is really impressive in this home.
“The kitchen cabinets were built by Hardwood Creations in Charlotte, NC. They are paint grade flush inset frames with a recessed panel cabinet doors. The door style includes an interior bead for interest and detail. The smaller top drawers have an outer bead on a slab drawer front to keep the style consistent. We added a decorative and profiled light rail at the base of the upper cabinets to add one more layer of dimension and help hide the under-cabinet lights. The cabinet hood matches the profile of the cabinet doors in one large recessed panel and includes beaded/cove moldings below to create a low-profile mantel design. The cove corbels that attach the hood to the wall are 3” wide and line up with the overall frame of the hood above. The cabinet base includes a furniture style “proud” base with a decorative cove valance cut out.” – Shannon Bowman.
Cabinet Paint Color: Benjamin Moore- OC-65 Chantilly Lace.
Appliances: GE Monogram / Subzero Fridge.
Roman Shades: Custom, similar here.
The countertops are Calacatta Florence marble from In-Style. The perimeter countertops are 3cm thickness with an eased edge and the Island is a 2.5” thickness with a Dupont Laminated Edge. All marble tops included the Dupont 15 year sealer to help prevent staining. The backsplash is Roman White Rhombus marble mosaic in the Polished finish from In-Style.
Island Dimensions: 52”W x 110”L.
The wall color is Benjamin Moore OC-45 Swiss Coffee – Cabinets are Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace. This is a great color scheme to keep in mind!
Isn’t this home perfect?! I am truly in love with every single detail and I couldn’t wait to share it with you guys! 🙂
End Tables: Noir- 2 Shelf Side Table, White Washed.
Lamps on End Tables: Aidan Gray – currently discontinued.
Lamps on Chests: Currey and Company Farrington Table Lamp.
Rug: Slate Blue Moroccan Rug from Stark Carpets, 10×14.
Drapery Hardware: Aria Metal Hardware in Aged Brass- similar here.
Drapery Fabric: Pindler & Pindler Jefferson Linen in Slate Blue. Band Trim on Lead Edge: Highland Court Wide Tape, Ivory – Similar Drapery: here.
“The ceiling design creates two large diamonds set into a soffit with perpendicular beams meeting in each corner. We lined the entire ceiling in 6” ship-lap with a nickel gap. The craftsmanship was very important here, we wanted to line up the shiplap with the ceiling and the soffit so it created a seamless look. The beams are 4” high x 6” wide and include a small bead in the interior edges to connect the beam to the shiplap ceiling and create one more detail.”
The butlery is located just off the dining room and it features custom grey cabinets.
Grey Cabinet Color: Sherwin William SW 7640 Fawn Brindle.
Powder Room Cabinet Color: Benjamin Moore HC-166 Kendall Charcoal.
The formal powder room faucet is Kohler- Artifacts Column with the lever handles in the Polished Nickel finish.
How incredible is this loft kids’ bedroom?! I am also loving this “classic-with-a-twist” design.
The master bedroom have a very serene and elegant approach. Paint color is Sherwin William SW 7063 Nebulous White.
Bedding: Custom Made Pillows paired with Bedding through Bedside Manor.
Artwork: Custom Art from Shain Gallery, Artist: Kristin Blakeney.
Chandelier: Gabby Home Clay Chandelier in Gold.
This sitting area feels inviting and very calming. Classic design is always appealing, in my opinion.
Drapery Hardware: Kravet Modern Metals Traversing Rod with Crystal Endcaps.
Drapery Fabric: Schumacher Sandoway Vine Linen.
Sheer Fabric: Kravet Textured Sheer in Ivory – similar here.
Similar Accent Table: here.
The master bathroom’s paint color is Sherwin William Nebulous White. Cabinetry is Benjamin Moore- OC-65 Chantilly Lace.
Shower Tile: Walls: Bianco Cielo Polished Marble in 18”x18” from Walker Zanger (similar here). A contrasting stripe detail between each 18” tile horizontally is completed in Roman White Polished Marble 1”x1” from In-Style (similar here. The bathroom tile floor is 1”x3” Roman White Honed Herringbone Marble (similar here).
Freestanding Tub: Tribeca – similar here.
Ceiling Lighting: Global Views Mini C Chandelier in Nickel.
Sconces: Visual Comfort.
Mudroom cabinet paint color is Duron 8683 Tinderbox and the walls are Benjamin Moore OC-45 Swiss Coffee. Notice the laundry room on the right. Having a laundry room just off the mudroom is extremely convenient to clean muddy boots, etc… and yes, add a sink to your laundry room! 🙂
Architect: Don Duffy.
Photography: Joe Purvis Photography.
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