|THE BEACH HOUSE FEATURES|
The home building surge of the 1950s has helped to create what has become a
huge remodeling market. There are more than 100 million homes that are
ideal candidates for updating and retrofitting. As
opposed to large energy-draining
McMansion houses popular in the 1980s, recent
studies indicate that
homeowners now crave greener and smaller homes with an open floor
plan, and these homes will only
continue to grow in popularity as energy costs continue to rise.
The upper level features an outstanding master suite with a two-sided gas fireplace, a soaking tub, and a state-of-the-art shower. All with sweeping waterfront views as well. Two additional bedrooms, another bathroom and laundry facilities complete the floor.
The lower level, aka the basement, features yet another fireplace, this one without combustibles, only the electric type; a large flat screen TV sits just above it. On the South side, where you find plenty of natural light, a gym area is inviting you for a periodic visit. But perhaps you will prefer to pay a visit to the custom vintage wine cellar instead, which is just a few steps prior. And finally, two small closets contains the silent mechanical equipment of the house that quietly keeps it humming night and day, all year around.
Below is our comprehensive list of products
Alternative Building Systems: Dow rigid insulation boards is continuous and installed on both the existing exterior walls and the roof
Appliances: Refrigerator: Liebherr. Range: Capital. Dishwashers: Asko & Bosch. Washer & dryer: Whirlpool. Built-in outdoor gas grill & accessories: Twin Eagles
Building Envelope: Existing structure
Cabinetry: Custom fabricated on site from reclaimed pine & White Oak, which includes kitchen cabinetry & the floating shelving, 3 vanities, the lounge bar & the floating shelving, the mini-office area, the mudroom cabinetry, the laundry room cabinetry, 3 built-in benches, and finally several built-ins, all fabricated with reclaimed wood from both the existing home and a local barn. Cabinetry sliders & hinges by Blum; custom stainless steel bar pulls by Arthur Harris & Co.
Central Vac: Vacuflo, equipped with Hide-A-Hose system
Countertops: Limestone, local reclaimed White Oak
Decks (balcony): Kleer by Tapco Group
Door/Hardware: Interior & exterior doors: Simpson. Hardware: Emtek. Shed doors: reclaimed from the existing home
Exterior Finishes: Siding: James Hardie. Millwork: Kleer
Fireplace: Electric & Gas fireplaces: Napoleon. Wood burning fireplace: custom. Backyard fire table: Restoration Hardware
Flooring: Kitchen, Ĺ bath & hallway bath: limestone. Upper floor, incl master bath: reclaimed Doug Fir from the existing home. Main floor: reclaimed Doug Fir, 2 x10ís, ripped in half, from a NYC brownstone
Furniture: Custom, fabricated on site from reclaimed pine & White Oak, which includes a dining table, a 3-piece sofa, 3 bed platforms, all fabricated with reclaimed wood from both the existing home and a local barn. Backyard dining table, chairs & seating area by Restoration Hardware
Garage Doors: Custom, locally fabricated with new Doug Fir wood; Opener by LiftMaster
Home Controls: Lutron HomeWorks
HVAC/Ducts: AC: Unico high velocity system, installed by Innovative Air Solutions. Radiant heat: Viega. Boiler/hot water combination unit: HTP Versa-Hydro
Insulation: DOW rigid boards; Touch n Seal Two Component close cell spray foam
Lighting: Lutron HomeWorks, misc. LEDís fixtures
Picture & Artwork Hanging System: Arakawa Hanging Systems
Paints and Stains: Paints, ceilings & millwork: Benjamin Moore. Paint, kitchen cabinetry & wainscoting: Modern Masters Decorative Painter's Crackle. Stain, garage doors: Cabot Australian Timber Oil. Wood countertops sealers: various water-base sealers & epoxies
Pavers: Custom concrete patio tiles, fabricated on site
Plumbing Fixtures: Kohler
Renewable Energy System: 3.3 kW PV solar system by Atlantis Energy
Roof: DPV slates: SunSlate5 by Atlantis Energy. Synthetic slates: DaVinci Roofscapes
Specialty Products: Natural earth plasters by American Clay
Structural: Existing structure; Steel beams over the 4 patio doors by LiteSteel Technologies America
Ventilation: ERV, whole-house HEPA & all remote exhaust fans including kitchen hood liner by Fantech
Water Heating: Boiler/Hot Water Combination unit: HTP Versa-Hydro
Window Coverings: QMotion Shades
Windows/Skylights/Patio Doors: Windows: Andersen A Series Windows. Patio folding/sliding glass wall/French doors system: NanaWall
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