La Belle tropical patio
 

La Belle

This is a French West Indies-inspired home with contemporary interiors. The floor plan was designed to provide lake views from every living area excluding the Media Room and 2nd story street-facing bedroom. Taking aging in place into consideration, there are master suites on both levels, elevator, and garage entrance. The three steps down at the entry were designed to get extra front footage while accommodating city height restrictions since the front of the lot is higher than the rear.
The family business is run out of the home so a separate entrance to the office/conference room is off the front courtyard.
Built on a lakefront lot, the home, its pool, and pool deck were all built on 138 pilings. The home boasts indoor/outdoor living spaces on both levels and uses retractable screens concealed in the 1st floor lanai and master bedroom sliding door opening. The screens hold up to 90% of the home’s conditioned air, serve as a shield to the western sun’s glare, and keep out insects. The 2nd floor master and exercise rooms open to the balcony and there is a window in the 2nd floor shower which frames the breathtaking lake view.
This home maximizes its view!

Photos by Harvey Smith Photography
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http://www.PhilKeanDesigns.com

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Idalia Mencia wrote:
Pool deck - What was used on the pool deck. Is it a tile or concrete?
   Comment   January 30, 2014
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Limestone tile
January 31, 2014 at 9:45am   
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Timothy Christopher wrote:
gorgeous!! what is the pool decking material?? thanks!!
   Comment   February 24, 2013
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Yes, i love this look? What was used for the decking? How thick? Is this midnight pebble tek?
May 7, 2013 at 1:20pm   
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is this poured concrete? Is it slab? I cant tell if it is scored to prevent cracking - love the edge. does it get hot on bare feet?
May 22, 2013 at 5:15pm     
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mijke wrote:
What's on the floor? - What kind of tiles are used?
   Comment   January 15, 2013
carolynmashburn wrote:
what is the stone around the pool?
   Comment   November 19, 2012

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