Rustic, Resort Style Home Designed for On-the-Go Family

An athletic, jet-setting family turned to designer Angelica Henry to add the same comfort and luxury they enjoy in resorts around the country to their ranch home in Arizona.
Large Family Room With Rustic Wood Ceiling

Large Family Room With Rustic Wood Ceiling

From floor to ceiling, this family room is full of texture. The distressed look of the wood ceiling and brick wall provides the rustic feel, while stunning finishes add to the resort-like ambiance.

Photo by: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

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What started as a closet renovation for Scottsdale, Ariz., designer Angelica Henry turned into master suite renovation and, eventually, a full-home remodeling project.

"After getting into the first phase and being excited about the changes and seeing the possibilities to update the design and take it to the next level, (the homeowners) re-evaluated the scope of work to be done and made the leap to a full remodel and addition," Henry says.

Working with a large-scale house and a resort-style wishlist, Henry wanted to create a livable space with hardwearing materials that provided the luxury of staying in a hotel. High ceilings, glazed finishes and modern technologies fill the home, but it’s the unique mix of materials that gives it character.

(The homeowners) were really excited about unique uses of materials and pushing the boundaries with new concepts and new techniques.
Interior Designer Angelica Henry

Drawing on the family’s enthusiasm, Henry pushed the boundaries in every space, most notably in the family room. An 80-inch flatscreen sits behind a large wooden panel on a lift just above the fireplace. “It was just a lot of coordination and engineering that went into that entire design,” Henry says.

Water Drop Light Fixture in Industrial Foyer

A unique light fixture in the shape of dripping water hangs above the entrance and illuminates this industrial-style foyer.

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Grand Rustic Ranch Entrance With Dramatic Lighting

Resort luxury meets rustic charm in the entrance of this Arizona ranch home. Reclaimed beams, charred wood and dramatic lighting make a powerful impact in this grand living room.

Grand Sitting Room Boasts Rustic Wooden Ceiling

Textured mica panels soften the lighting above the dining buffet while plush furniture takes away the hard edges of the metal fireplace and wood beams.

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Rust Living Room Boasts Two-Story Fireplace

This large scale room is brought down to earth with natural accessories like the log coffee table, indoor topiaries and low-slung furniture. The custom "bonfire" in the fireplace adds a touch of whimsy to the hard surfaces surrounding the fireplace.

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Stylish Rustic Dining Room With Live-Edge Dining Table

A massive live-edge table with a tufted leather bench on one side and black dining chairs on the other provides a cozy dining area with plenty of room for guests.

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Rustic Dining Room With Tree Branch Chandelier

This home is all about a unique use of materials, clearly seen in the range of textures in this dining room. On a grand scale you see the varying use of metal, leather and wood, but little details like the shattered glass hiding in the dining room table are what make the space unique.

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Rustic Hallway With Leather Tile Wall

A leather tile wall is adorned with old railroad spikes, making for a great coat hanger in this rustic hallway. Unique pendant lights illuminate the way to the next room.

Large Family Room With Rustic Wood Ceiling

From floor to ceiling, this family room is full of texture. The distressed look of the wood ceiling and brick wall provides the rustic feel, while stunning finishes add to the resort-like ambiance.

Photo By: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

Large Family Room With Custom Cattle Ranch Logo

The custom cattle ranch logo above the fireplace is positioned on a lift to hide the TV at the push of a button. "It was quite an engineering feat to get such a large panel on a lift and conceal the TV with a massive fireplace below," says designer Angelica Henry.

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Rustic Great Room With Exposed Wood Ceiling Beams

"I think the family room and kitchen are a great place for the family to relax and spend time together. It's very comfortable, and the materials are hard-wearing for the kids," says designer Angelica Henry.

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Rustic Ranch Kitchen With Hard-Wearing Materials

Rustic elegance comes together in the resort-style kitchen of this Arizona ranch home. Hard-wearing materials are mixed with luxury finishes to provide top of the line appliances with a ranch home feel.

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Rustic Kitchen With Corrugated Glass Panels

Corrugated glass panels add an interesting texture to this rustic kitchen. The muted green pairs well with the pale woods and white brick for a worn, rustic look.

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Kitchen Cabinets With Antique Latches

Antique latches and hinges adorn the refrigerator and freezer cabinets, which blend seamlessly into the wall.

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Rustic Media Room With Snack Bar

With a movie theater atmosphere and all the comforts of home, this media room allows for ultimate relaxation under the stars — with a snack bar included.

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Rustic Media Room With Twinkling Ceiling

This rustic media room is intimate and comfortable but boasts an impressive theater-like atmosphere.

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Rustic Playroom With Baseball Theme

With a dad that plays professional baseball, it's no wonder the kids love it too. This fun, rustic playroom has plenty of floor space for playing, table space for creating and storage space for hiding toys.

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Rustic Playroom Features Baseball Theme

Whitewashed cabinets, hardwood finishes and distressed accessories keep the rustic atmosphere in this baseball-themed playroom.

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Rustic Boys' Room With Twin Bunk Beds

Twin bunk beds face each other in this fun little boys' room with a secret hidden fort.

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Secret Fort in Rustic Boys' Bedroom

Behind the bunk beds in this boys' room hides a secret space for the young boys to play. With two bookshelves, a desk on each side and perfect peeping windows, the nook has all the trappings of a hidden fort.

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Rustic Nursery With Reclaimed Wood Wainscoting

Wood textures — from the wainscoting on the walls to the log stool beside the rocker — fill this rustic ranch nursery. Warm neutrals accent the wood and make the space more comfortable.

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Rustic Guest Room With Chevron Accent Wall

Various patterns and textures blend seamlessly in this cozy guest room. A neutral palette with rich burgundy accents perfectly matches the rustic elegance of the atmosphere.

Master Bedroom Boasts Hotel Luxury

This grand master bedroom fuses hotel luxury with rustic elements like a reclaimed wood ceiling and a metal light fixture. The textured metal fireplace surround creates a unique and cozy sitting area by the fire.

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Textured Metal Fireplace Surround in Master Suite

Comfortable touches like curtains and carpet soften the rooms harder edges like the textured metal fireplace and solid coffee table.

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Grand Master Suite With Layers of Texture

An oversized custom headboard makes a bold statement in this rustic bedroom. Drawing the eye above the bed is a two-tiered chandelier and exposed wood beam ceiling, while a triptych work of art fills one of the walls, matching the grandeur of the space.

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Large Master Vanity With Custom Chandelier

This large, luxurious vanity is illuminated with surrounding natural light. A custom chandelier hangs overhead for added decoration, while reclaimed wood flooring adds a rustic touch.

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Two Story Master Closet for Her

This two story closet for her feels more like a department store than a closet. A large vanity, a storage island and plenty of display space are just a few of the perks it has to offer.

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Custom Master Closet With Brass Chandelier

Upstairs in this two-story custom closet for her, a stunning chandelier of brass chains hangs amidst the display cases and shoe shelving.

Master Closet for Him With LED Panels

This master closet has a masculine, club-inspired aesthetic with a stunning back-lit shoe collection and storage island.

Master Closet for Him With Shoe Display

To continue the rustic theme seen in the rest of the home, designer Angelica Henry infused pale woods and aged leathers to offset the bright blue shoe display in this master closet.

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Freestanding Copper Tub in Luxurious Master Bathroom

A freestanding tub with an aged copper finish juxtaposes the high-end luxuries of the adjacent shower.

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Master Suite Boasts Resort-Style Shower

Like staying in a resort, this master suite shower has all the luxury one could ask for. A fish tank serves as a piece of live art between the shower and the closet.

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Rustic Master Bathroom Boasts Cast Iron Erosion Sink

A massive cast concrete erosion sink sits against a focal wall of octagon stones and exposed wood beams. A copper tub sits in the center of room, while area rugs bring in a southwestern flair.

The panel is branded with a custom-made cattle ranch logo that Henry designed for the family, and is made to rise and fall at the touch of a button. Custom features like this one are infused throughout the entire home in aspects big and small.

Two Story Master Closet for Her

Two Story Master Closet for Her

This two story closet for her feels more like a department store than a closet. A large vanity, a storage island and plenty of display space are just a few of the perks it has to offer.

Photo by: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

A thread of rustic features, including wood textures, metal accents and a variety of leathers, tie the whole home together. Each room gained a personality all its own with a varied mix of color, pattern and texture. “I think that’s really what defines the house and what makes the house,” says Henry. “All of those unique elements and materials and just bringing them together in a unique way.”

Henry’s favorite space to create, she says, was the master closet for the lady of the house. “It’s not everyday that you get to do a two story closet that feels a little more like you're in a department store than in a persons closet,” Henry said.

While the grandeur of the space is immediately noticeable in the custom brass chandelier, the soaring ceilings and the dazzling vanity, the closet is infused with luxury in all the little details as well. Metallic accents on the wood floors or glazed leather stairs risers are the precise touches Henry believes are the most important. “It’s not necessarily everything you see right away that’s on a big scale, it’s all of those smaller details you start to notice after you’ve been in the space one or two times,’ Henry said.

Similar custom details are incorporated throughout the home to make sure layers of texture are present everywhere. This texture, Henry says, is important to creating a balance in the home. If you want to recreate a similar look she also suggests ranges of scale and pattern, not to mention something unexpected to “give it your own stamp.”

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