Charleston Style and Design

FALL 2014

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843-971-1231 Furniture • Accessories • Art • Gifts 1051 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Ste. D, Mt. Pleasant Photo by Holger Obenaus 340 CHARLESTON STYLE & DESIGN | FALL 14 offers day boat slips on the Wando River. The house exemplifes a number of the hallmarks of David Weekley foor plans: an abundance of natural light, fexible use of space, privacy, clear sight lines and thought- fully planned traffc patterns. Gas lanterns on the lower front porch light the front steps while, out back, a land- ing on the exterior stairs can serve as a grill deck just off the screened porch. Inside on the main foor, 8-foot doors and 10-foot ceilings expand the sense of vertical living space, while walls of win- dows expand it horizontally. The foor plan, The Champlain, offers a number of dining options: formal, informal and fresh-air. An example of "fex space" is positioned off the foyer. With its double French doors, it can be either a study or a living room. On the main foor is a nearly hidden owner's retreat, an example of the compa- ny's emphasis on privacy and natural light. The bedroom has a bay-shaped wall of deep windows, scaled for a love seat and chairs. A large square window lights the master bath, with its garden tub and a fully tiled shower, and yet another window illuminates the room-sized master closet. Substantial crown moldings look down over the white glazed cabinetry, dark hick- ory foors and granite countertops of the gourmet kitchen, which features a large cen- ter island, wall-hung ovens, a gas cooktop and traffc patterns that give several chefs room to work at once. The kitchen has a full view of the open family room, its gas freplace and the light-flled breakfast area. A large room upstairs, which the foor plan labels a retreat, waits at the top of the stairs. Its uses seem endless: a ffth bed- room, a second family room, an offce, a playroom, a studio … Down the hall are two tiled bathrooms and a trio of carpeted With this program, you can tear down an existing house and rebuild—or build for the frst time. Caring for Details in Ways Others Won't • 843-852-7899 1013 Saint Andrews Boulevard Charleston's Best Value in Windows & Doors! Charlestonians serving Charleston for over 20 years.

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