FRENCH COUNTRY CHATEAU
Rooted in the rural French countryside, the French Country style includes both modest farmhouse designs as well as estate-like chateaus. At its roots, the style exudes a rustic warmth and comfortable designs. Design elements include curved arches, soft lines and stonework. Inside, you’ll find wood beams, detailed trim work and hardwood and stone floors as common thematic features. This particular design incorporates modern touches to this old-world architectural theme, with a ‘hidden’ pantry in the Kitchen and a ‘secret’ door that provides private access from the Owners Study to the Bedroom Suite. The design boasts soaring ceilings in the Grand Foyer and Family Rooms, along with custom ceiling and wall treatments throughout. The open Kitchen and oversized island provide the perfect opportunity to gather and entertain. This home also provides ample outdoor space, whether it be an intimate gathering in the private courtyard by the outdoor fireplace, time spent on the oversized balcony watching the sunrise or gathering as a group on the spacious Lanai, complete with Outdoor Kitchen. This home provides amenities and spaces to accommodate any discerning client, and yet is fully customizable to add any additional features that may be desired.
The Modern Mediterranean style design is characterized by simple and romantic aesthetics of Southern European countries: light and warm tones in color scheme, as well as the extensive use of natural materials such as tile and wood. Design combines boldness, simplicity and convenience. This custom design provides for 4 Bedrooms, 5 full Baths, including a private downstairs Guest Suite and a Pool Bath accessible for Guests from both inside and outside of the home. The ample Owners Suite provides volume step-up ceilings, a private sitting area, individual walk-in closets and a spa-style bath with oversized walk-in shower, freestanding tub and individual vanities. This design also incorporates an open-concept Family, Dining and Kitchen area. The Dining area provides space for a Butlers Pantry or Wine Cellar, while the Kitchen incorporates numerous counter spaces with the double island. The upstairs Rec Room is the perfect space to gather, and provides access to a viewing balcony outdoors. There is no shortage of Outdoor Living, with a welcoming entry porch, an oversized Lanai and private balcony for upstairs bedroom suites. The perfect balance of privacy and community are what make this Modern Mediterranean beauty the perfect fit for any lifestyle.
The Key West type of architecture embraces the elements of several architectural styles, allowing comfort and elegance, with the opportunity to have the breeze flow throughout the home. It is especially reminiscent of the Mediterranean style of architecture, with its shallow, sloping tile roof lines and verandas. It most often incorporates a stucco facade, one or more porches and verandas, and windows that provide the cooling breezes to freely flow throughout. This nearly 7000 square foot beauty invokes the essence of the Florida lifestyle. The welcoming entry, with private veranda above, define the openness of the Key West style of architecture, allowing flow throughout the home. Boasting volume ceilings and custom ceiling treatments throughout, as well as a Living Room, Family Room, Loft, Private Study and Dining Room, spaces abound for entertaining and gathering with friends and family. The luxurious Owners Suite incorporates a spa-style bath, along with abundant walk-in closets and a private dressing mirror. In addition to a convenient Guest Suite downstairs, the upstairs boasts three additional secondary bedrooms, including a secondary Jr. Suite with luxury bath and an oversized private balcony for capturing the view. Filled with all of the modern conveniences and custom treatments in each and every space, this Key West style design finds a way to provide functionality and beauty while welcoming you home.
The common characteristics of contemporary architectural style include simple, clean lines with large windows devoid of decorative trim. The exteriors are a mixture of siding, stucco, stone, brick and wood. The roof lines can be flat or shallow pitched, often with enlarged soffits and overhangs. Many elements of contemporary architecture are borrowed from the modern architecture movement, which includes beautiful sight lines from space to space and overall neatness. However, the contemporary style also allows for free-flowing form, creativity and the use of curves and softer lines. This particular design offers a myriad of complimentary features. It all begins with the impressive front elevation, incorporating an abundance of glass, stone and concrete (stucco). Accent lights and recessed can lighting in the soffits light this gorgeous elevation up in the evening for the perfect ‘welcome home’. Walls of sliding glass doors allow an easy transition from inside to outside for enhanced living and entertaining spaces. Abundant outdoor living and dining areas create the perfect environment to incorporate a pool, spa, cabana and/or fire pit. The first floor Owners Suite stuns with a Private Atrium, a spacious Bedroom and Sitting area, as well as a Spa-quality Bath, complete with walk-around shower and individual closets and vanity spaces. Soak the day away in your freestanding tub, or relax in the multi-function shower, complete with bench seating. A Gourmet Kitchen incorporates a ‘Hidden Walk-In Pantry’ built in to the cabinetry, a large Island and an adjacent Dining Area. The first floor also provides access to a Private Study, as well as a First Floor Guest Suite. In addition, the expansive Foyer and Family Room provide two-story volume for an open, airy feel. The second floor incorporates two additional Bedrooms and Bathrooms, an Entertaining Loft/Game Room, as well as a large Covered Balcony, from which you can capture the views of the Pool Area and Beyond. This Contemporary design meets the needs of the most discerning client and, as always, provides ample opportunity for personalization and customization in order to achieve all of your desires for your new home.
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