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home of distinction
BREATHINGr o o m s
A stunningly gorgeous waterfront home site
and a stand of indigenous live oaks inspire
the design and construction of a landmark,
energy-efficient home, building new
relationships destined to last lifetimes.
“It’s surprisingly still very private, looking from the water back to the house,” Ellison says.
The homeowners wanted it that way — with much luxury and comfort inside, within reason — but
with ample decks and covered porches outside for the maximum enjoyment of the surrounding natural
“We wanted it to seem as though the house grew out of the landscape, not the other way around.
We didn’t buy the property to put a house here, we bought the property to enjoy the views,” the home-owner