Formal Follows Function – Outdoor Kitchen

The outdoor kitchen contains (from left) a trash bin, a grill above a storage cabinet, refrigerator drawers and an ice machine. The countertop is Crema Eda marble. The backdrop is […]

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Formal Follows Function – Courtyard

COURTYARD | This courtyard (opposite), a hub leading to various entertainment zones, brims with lush land­scaping: compact ‘Globosa’ blue spruce edged with blue-blooming vinca, ‘Bobo’ hydrangeas (right), multitrunk crape myrtles […]

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Formal Follows Function – Exterior

Retaining walls step up the slope of Janet and Michael Wanderman’s property. Behind the lower slab-marble retaining wall, ‘Green Velvet’ boxwoods form a hedge in front of Knock Out® roses. […]

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A Place of Harmony – Stone Steps

STONE STEPS | One of the most prized areas of the farm is this stone stairway leading from the main house kitchen to the spa barn. The hand-forged railing—designed, created […]

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Formal Follows Function – Walkway

‘Green Velvet’ boxwoods edge the walkway of Turkish marble (Crema Eda is the marble’s official name; it’s also used near the pool). The blossoms of ‘Bobo’ hydrangeas and taller tree […]

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Formal Follows Function – Exterior

BACKYARD | Tufts of variegated liriope, (above) which has spikey purple blooms in late summer, form a textural and color contrast next to the ‘Winter Gem’ boxwoods. The hedge hugs […]

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Distinguished Design – Exterior

Originally, the street side of the house had no “front door.” Visitors walked around to a courtyard with an entry door in the back.

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