The classic Shingle-style home an hour outside of Atlanta, boasts 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and 270-degree views of Lake Oconee and a neighboring golf course.
Inspired by colors from Atlanta’s Swan Coach House, the entry hall is enveloped in shades of Malachite, from the paint on the walls to the green glass table lamps.
This room showcases a mix of fine and whimsical. A metal frame surrounding a classic Louis XVI chair is a perfect example.
With its barrel-vaulted ceilings, the living room’s artwork, by local artist Jen Bradley, is larger than life, yet exudes serenity and calm.
A Lucite bar cart is another take on the traditional-meets-modern theme of the living room.
Designed for dining, playing games, or just relaxing, the dining room is like an old hotel club, but with a lighter touch.
Fine china and glassware dresses up the dining area, but the room is just as suitable for everyday use.
Gray-flecked marble tile adds a textural quality to the kitchen’s white walls. Omitting upper cabinets allows for a wall of windows that overlook the golf course and lake.
White cabinetry and marble tile on the walls make the kitchen appear more expansive.
A handcrafted light fixture modeled after a cherry blossom branch hands above a table where guests can sit and have appetizers or cocktails while dinner is being prepared.
The master bedroom is a soothing retreat, with white walls and bed curtains creating a clean backdrop for a range of blues.
A blue chaise lounge and blue-and-white embroidered curtain fabric take their cue from the Mediterranean blue on the ceiling to create a serene space.
A slick brown dresser adorned with a metallic mirror and table lamp melts into the room.
A nature-inspired metallic sculpture and tall mirrors framed with a hint of blue reflect the light coming in through the windows.
White marble tile and a white soaking tub give the bath a cloudlike effect.
Paneled walls in the stairways provide an architectural backdrop for an antique painting.
Second Level Floor Plan
In the light-filled sitting area on the second floor, the designer injected a bit of 70’s flair with glossy white walls evocative of patent leather.
A basic chest with an intricate floral design gives another dose of retro to this sophisticated sitting room.
A dark espresso hue envelops the boy’s room, where twin beds are cleverly disguised as one sectional sofa.
Designer Barbara Howard indulged in a bit of girlish fantasy by creating a whimsical tent perfect for a weekend sleepover.
Seven-year-old Emily Little painted the art above the chest in this restful, but fun little girl’s room.
With raspberry striped wallpaper, a sophisticated glass-footed bed, and touches of Hollywood glamour, this room was made for girls of all ages.
A spacious skirted vanity area with a wall-to-wall mirror provides room for primping beneath a twinkling mirror ball.
A gold-leaf frame found at a flea market borders this recessed wall-nook, perfect for displaying tiny treasures.
Terrace Level Floor Plan
Soft color and subtle fabrics contrast with concrete floors and statement-making pieces, such as the antiqued mirror behind the sofa.
Combining comfort with unexpected pink walls and fabrics, this room is wonderfully eclectic and warm. The flames fronting the fireplaces are old French theater props.
A library table, topped with a grouping of milk glass vases, separates the two main seating areas in the room.
In the stair hall adjacent to the terrace sitting room sits a Marimekko-inspired arm chair.
Rather than rustic and rough-hewn, the walls in this lake house guest room are painted a glossy orange that also covers the trim and window sash bars.
A graphic pattern looks striking against the orange walls in the terrace guest bedroom. The dramatic canopied bed frames the view of the lake.
A roomy glassed-in shower makes the bath open and airy.
The terrace stylishly stands up to muddy feet and wet swimsuits, with stools that can pull up to the table for a quick snack.
On the main-level porch overlooking a cove on Lake Oconee, a hanging daybed is the ultimate spot for relaxation.
The gazebo, with its quiet surroundings, is a more intimate outdoor space, ideal for reading napping, or conversation.
A stone-surround fireplace further encourages guests to linger longer in this outdoor space.
While the interiors may be all-elegance, copper accents enhance the rustic exterior of the home.
Another view of the home’s exterior, the left side of the house spills out onto a golf course.
Back outside, a porte cochere connects the house’s two garages.