home of distinction
UST inside the front entrance is a small guestroom furnished with a few trea-sured
pieces from both Jay’s and Heather’s families. Furnishings like the trunk
brought over when Jay’s Italian grandparents immigrated and a bed belonging to
Heather’s grandmother bring a sense of history to the modern space.
From the carport, a door that serves as the couple’s main entry opens to a mud-room/
laundry room. Heather wanted a space to capture all the things that are
needed only outside the home: water shoes and beach towels and tennis rackets and
the like. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets line the walls, adding storage space and aiding the
goal of keeping the living space uncluttered. A center island provides space to fold
laundry or set down groceries.
Directly through the mudroom is the master suite, its bath equipped with his and
hers vanities, a generous tile shower, and a small closet for each homeowner. The
master bedroom is simple and spacious. Dusty blue-grays create a sense of calm and
let the eye be drawn outward once more, through glass doors and across the side
porch to the dock and water beyond.
The mudroom entry leads through to the master bedroom, with its view of the dock and