Many people enjoy traveling to other locations and find themselves admiring the antiquity of architecture but don’t know how to integrate those elements of style into a modern home. We offer those services that pinpoint those elements in collaborative ways to invoke the historical period with functionality. The results are attaining the best of both worlds; old-world charm with comfortable living spaces that harmonize with your family’s lifestyle.
In this French Eclectic house, the charming elements of French architecture manifest in several areas of this home. For example, the front facade facing the courtyard is a limed brick symmetrical example of order and balance yet with intimate scale and charming details. The twin chimneys, arch-topped dormer, oval window, and flared eaves are a nod to the French influence. Prominent arched pediment with detailed relief formalizes the entrance to the home. Guests arrive at this grand estate home walking under the timbered loggia with steel and wrought iron details of the balcony above. Custom finishes with eclectic details are throughout to both blend the old with the modern. Found inside this exquisite estate home are ebony-stained oak, brass inlays, pecky cypress ceilings, reclaimed timber ceilings, and floors to emulate a French Country estate. Antiquity is found everywhere with light fixtures to vintage Steinway pianos to fireplace surrounds dating over 600 years old. Modern applications of French plaster finished walls, and sealed surfaces capture the light in the movement of the plaster. The finished walls add warmth to the interior while pulling influences from the exterior limed brick.
All the living spaces in this modern home are reminiscent of old-world materials feeling worn and storied, yet still maintaining a liveable and contemporary space for family and friends to enjoy. Bring your travel diaries and architectural admirations into fruition to enjoy your reminiscence journeys in time. Profiter de l’antiquité avec une sensation moderne.