Sea Girt Sway-Office

The wife’s office, located off the foyer, “is a command center where she can run the household in a stylish atmosphere,” Kim says. Walls and built-ins are painted in “Gentle­man’s […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Exterior

The traditional seashore colonial-style home in Sea Girt, New Jersey, is designed to look timeless in exterior design and detailing, architect Paul Grabowski says. It has such features as Dutch […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Breakfast Area

“We loved the combination of a traditional pedestal table with wishbone chairs, which are a bit more modern and casual,” Kim says. The rope-and-globe lighting is a “fun nod to […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Dining Room

The dining room is sophisticated in a subtle way with textured seating, statement lighting and enlarged wall paneling painted in an “ephemeral, ever-changing moody shade of gray,” Kim says. A […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Outdoor Shower

Because it’s a full-time residence and beach house, an outdoor shower was a must. The covered area also has direct access to a practical and functional mudroom entry, Grabowski says.

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Sea Girt Sway-Family Room

The family room — located off of the kitchen — layers pretty whites and taupes, warm woods and textured surfaces to create a soft, airy space in a laid-back but […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Kitchen

Shaker-style cabinets topped with mullioned glass doors and matching fascia and crown molding rise to meet the 10-foot ceiling, says Bill Earnshaw, kitchen and bath designer. Danby marble countertops complement […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Dining

Multifaceted glass pendants in the foyer — seen just beyond the dining room — “give off great light and project beautiful patterns of light in the evenings,” interior designer Christina […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Attic Alcove

Height restrictions in an attic alcove did not allow for upper and lower bunks, “so we designed built-in beds with a beachy sleepaway camp vibe” for kids and adult guests, […]

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