Tour This New Jupiter Hills Home Designed Specifically For Entertaining
February 24, 2017 - accent chair
When Jane Kilcullen and her husband, Kevin, bought a home built in a 1970s subsequent to a Jupiter Hills golf course, they designed to transform it. But when nothing of a skeleton were to their liking, they motionless to rip down a existent home and pool residence and start from scratch. “We preferred a plcae on a dilemma of a golf course,” Kilcullen says.
The new home indispensable to accommodate a couple’s 3 adult children and grandchildren during family visits, and also yield space for interesting friends. Her husband, a taxation attorney, indispensable an bureau where he could accommodate with clients, and Kilcullen, who loves to cook, wanted a atmospheric kitchen. The finished product by Edgewater Homes meets all of a couple’s criteria.
A BREEZY CONNECTION
A lonesome breezeway connects a two-story categorical residence and single-story pool house. The home has 5 bedrooms, any with an ensuite bath, as good as a sixth full bath and dual washing rooms. “When we have a houseful, carrying dual washing bedrooms is great,” Kilcullen says. She worked closely with interior engineer Joy Ross Dabill to adorn a home. “Her tastes and cave unequivocally fell into line together,” Kilcullen says.
Much of a taste consists of selected seat and accessories. “We came here when we was flourishing adult in a ’60s, and we adore Old Florida,” Kilcullen says. “I also like a thought of re-using things, and we wanted a residence to demeanour lived in.”
A steel roof on a lonesome entrance adds texture, while a residue of a roof is tile that mimics a demeanour of cedar shakes. The far-reaching drive is done with authentic Old Chicago brick. “Nothing else approaches that look, and it was my extravagance,” Kilcullen says.
NO BEIGE ALLOWED
Inside, white walls and wide-planked dim timber flooring via most of a home are a backdrop for a tone palette featuring thespian blacks, low greens and abounding corals. “There is no beige in my house,” Kilcullen says firmly.
The entrance opens to a prolonged corridor with black and white marble flooring that extends by a residence to a thespian staircase during a back. A bronze candelabrum and 3 vast block lanterns hang from a ceiling.
Kevin Kilcullen’s bureau is located during a front of a residence so clients don’t have to travel by other areas of a home. “We didn’t wish it to be a heavy, chairman-of-the-board character office,” Kilcullen says. Instead, a room facilities a selected candelabrum of white timber whimsically accented with black chintz draperies with a settlement of immature parrots and pleasant foliage, a immature carpet and a glass-topped desk.
A SPACIOUS KITCHEN
In a vast kitchen, beadboard adds hardness to a ceiling. The workspace has white cabinetry with lead hardware, an initiation cooktop, double wall ovens and a white-paneled refrigerator. “I adore to cook, all my children cook, and we perform during home a lot,” Kilcullen says. “So we’re mostly in a kitchen.”
Countertops are white marble with a soothing gray pattern. Wood-backed stools with splendid coral cushions line one of a counters, that acts as a divider between a kitchen and vital room. Fish scale match lights dangling above a island, surfaced with a same marble, are edged with radiant mother-of-pearl.
In contrariety to a primitive white workspace, a breakfast area has dim timber cabinetry and a dim timber list that seats six. Chairs with bamboo frames have cushions lonesome with a coral and white print, and linen draperies are coral with white applique.
LIVING AND DINING ROOMS
In a vital room, potion doors slip open totally so a interior and a lanai turn one space. A coffered roof adds architectural interest, and a grate provides a focal point. Green and white draperies with coral berry accents lighten a space. Vintage camp chairs are upholstered in green, and selected coronet lamps expel a comfortable glow.
Wallpaper with a immature and creamy solid settlement adds visible seductiveness to a dining room, and a rectilinear dim timber list seats eight. Tiny clear birds roost on a coronet chandelier.
Three sets of French doors in a second-story master bedroom open to a balcony. White wainscoting and gray grasscloth supplement hardness to a walls, and dainty draperies in primary colors have floral and dragon patterns. The four-poster bed has a white cover accented with black and white palm imitation pillows, a settlement that is steady on an ottoman and dual bar chairs.
While many master baths in Florida oppulance homes have vast tubs, this one has nothing during all. Instead, it has an open round shower. “I didn’t consider we’d use a tub,” Kilcullen says. The countertop is black marble.
A guest apartment facilities dual bedrooms; one with a king-size bed for a Kilcullen’s son, Paul, and his wife, Stephanie, and a other with twin beds for grandchildren.
THE POOL HOUSE
The pool residence has dual additional bedrooms distant by a family room with a cypress coffered roof and a grate with a stable house mantle. Aluminum rattan furnishings with khaki cushions are designed to hoop damp float suits.
The home is only what a family wanted, Kilcullen says: space for family and friends, remoteness when it’s desired, and copiousness of areas for socializing. “It’s good for entertaining,” she says.