The winning home built by Forrester Wehrle Homes is a gracious traditional two-story with four bedrooms, four and one-half bathrooms, and nine-foot ceilings throughout. Italian limestone floors begin in the foyer, showcasing the curved staircase, and follow through all the bathrooms, the laundry room and into the French provincial dream kitchen a chef s ideal with plentiful cabinets and workspaces.
The adjacent dinette accesses the second stairway to the upper level. In the great room, an elaborate array of windows spreads out from the formal fireplace that soars two stories.
Upstairs, double six-panel doors reveal the lap of luxury the master suite with limestone spa/bath, multiple-spray walk-in shower and corner Kohler whirlpool bath. A lower-level theater room by Transtar holds a 119-inch diagonal screen with Sony channel Dolby digital receiver.
Suzi Thibert and Sandi Fields of Thibert-Fields Interiors, People s Choice winner for best interior design, used complementing warm tones of latte and toast with brown, black and lush reds to create a rich, comfortable palette. Leaf patterns repeat throughout in wrought iron fixtures and upholstered pieces as well as wallpaper. In the media room, they placed a deeply cushioned, plump black leather modular with fully reclining seats to enjoy the show. They didn t miss a beat in creating a very welcoming, livable home.
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