Look up in this beautiful blue bedroom to its impressive ceiling with grand molding, floral wallpaper and contemporary chandelier. Traditional wooden furniture is paired with glamorous accessories and metallic finishes, while curves found in the dresser, vases and lamps bring a feminine quality to the space.
A soft neutral tile is used on bathroom flooring, tub surround and shower, creating a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere. Two separate vanities in dark brown contrast against the neutral and feature stone neutral countertops.
The bonus room is featured in the middle of the home to help open up the space and get access to a rear balcony. Gray walls and furniture keep the space neutral, while pops are color are brought in through artwork and curtains.
Archways from the grand foyer lead to an open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen, comfortable living room and dining room. Stacked stone walls bring a rustic quality to the space, while soft neutral tile flooring ground the rooms.
In the sleek kitchen, matte wall tile contrasts with eco-friendly shiny white cabinetry and high efficiency stainless steel appliances. Energy Star lighting fixtures brighten the space with LED bulbs when darkness falls.
The unusual split level design allows this open concept home to feel far larger than its 2774 square feet. Low walls create sight lines all across the space and let natural light from the many windows fill the rooms.
The inside blends seamlessly with the outdoors to create a stunning living area, complete with outdoor kitchen and dining. A stone patio leads out to a beautiful pool and hot tub, as well as a covered seating area. The whole space is perfect for entertaining.
Pops of red energize the cool grays and blacks in the kitchen, most imaginatively in the faucet for the sink. A cylindrical stainless steel range hood is a striking design statement that also draws the eye upward to visually add height to the room.
Perfect for entertaining, an open cabana features a comfortable seating area and fireplace with rustic stone wall. A neutral stone patio leads out to the pool, where a fit pit bowl adds warmth. The Tuscan-inspired home was featured as a 2014 Tampa Bay Showcase Home.
Designer Don Sharp creates an inviting foyer that evokes a dramatic feel as guests enter into the home. It was designed to pull the eye through the home for a glimpse of the pool and outdoor living spaces.
On the exterior, the house's split level design helps visually tie it to its neighbors. The lowest point of one roof meets the neighboring home's roof line. Building over the four car garage and crawl space, the owners maximize storage and workshop space.
The curved roof of the home was inspired by similar ones the owners spotted on a camping trip to New Zealand. Natural materials and planters blur the line between indoor and outdoor living areas, drawing the tropical backyard into the home.
Stacked stone is used to create a stunning rustic range hood above the professional oven and stove. Neutral stone tile grounds the kitchen, while sleek black cabinets are paired with soft gray countertops.
Stacked stone wall houses a contemporary fireplace and flat-screen TV in this open, rustic living room. A gray sofa is paired with yellow armchairs and a tufted gray ottoman to create a cozy seating area.
The green design throughout the home balances sustainability with beauty. For example, in the bathroom, bright chrome fixtures and sleek modern toilets also offer low-flow practicality.