Agreeing on the ample room, she still wanted to create a home that exuded warmth which was a challenge for a 10,000 square foot home, including a 2,500 square foot basement. They ended up with a Georgian Revival house with a European flair, resulting from the use of antiques.
Symmetry was featured from sidelights to garden urns.
Two Ming dynasty statues adorn the living room mantle. The mill work and color scheme established a complimentary setting for the collection of Asian antiques displayed.
The dining room chandelier is made from an antique French cloche. The Transom-topped French doors open to a deck that overlooks the gardens; niches on either side of the doors, painted to look like stone hold cut-flowers.
A wall of hand-painted Portuguese tile looks good with the kitchen's stainless steel stove and wood countertop.
A screened porch next to the breakfast room looks onto the pool.