A French Country House

This house was featured in Gentry Design magazine, August 2008 issue. The concept for this house was to be simple and unpretentious in the overall plan--but to create a feeling of richness and elegance.
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Arched doorway from the living room to the dining room. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“Color of walls” — amanda2626
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Curved pediment above the half circular terrace at the rear garden elevation. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“arun” — sigita888
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Detail of the rear garden elevation. Curved walls and a series of columns added to the dining room exterior give it the look of an 18th-century French pavilion. This graceful feature also creates a sunny terrace for the family room on the second floor. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
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The main entry is the focal point of a strongly symmetrical composition with a broken triangular pediment that signals the entry point.. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“Entry door” — marinarn
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Front entrance and drive. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
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Master bathroom. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
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The dining room is made for family gatherings, with a large, welcoming table and green floral walls that open out to the garden. After passing through the stair hall and gallery, one reaches the racetrack-shaped dining room. The dining is also accessible from a side door to the living room, allowing for easy circulation during events. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“oval dining room” — drfletch
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The main entry is the focal point of a strongly symmetrical composition with a broken triangular pediment that signals the entry point.. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“casa” — papeca
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Secondary entrance and side elevation. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
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The staircase wraps around the hall as it rises, becoming a gallery space above that is set back from the walls of the lower hall. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
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View through an arched doorway of the stair hall and front gardens. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“that tree...” — Carmen
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Wood paneled kitchen. Photographer: Mark Darley, Matthew Millman
“I want this kitchen!” — Ramona Rogers
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