In the back of the plan is a mudroom (above) that enables the occupants to unload groceries brought in from the detached garage, which is separated from the house by a trellised pool area and garden (below), before taking the elevator to the third-level kitchen.

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In the back of the plan is a mudroom (above) that enables the occupants to unload groceries brought in from the detached garage, which is separated from the house by a trellised pool area and garden (below), before taking the elevator to the third-level kitchen.

Photos: James F. Wilson

Just inside the entry, a foyer lit by a glass bridge above splits off into a step-down home theater and a two-story home-office alcove.

Photos: James F. Wilson

Just inside the entry, a foyer lit by a glass bridge above splits off into a step-down home theater and a two-story home-office alcove.

The street-level plan also offers two secondary bedrooms that share a bath, with one of the rooms providing access to the pool deck.

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The street-level plan also offers two secondary bedrooms that share a bath, with one of the rooms providing access to the pool deck.

SHOWER TOWER: The Waterhaven custom shower tower from Kohler, featuring  four adjustable body sprays, two heads, and a handheld shower, highlights the  company's full line of products in the shared bathroom. Dal-Tile supplied the matte- and gloss-finished, textured tiles from its Glass  Reflections and Urban Metals lines over a bonded, watertight pan-and-drain  assembly for tiled showers from Schluter Systems that  connects to the drain at the top of the pan assembly rather than below it. USG's  Fiberock Aqua-Tough gypsum panels provide a durable tile substrate for  the shower walls.

Photos: James F. Wilson

SHOWER TOWER: The Waterhaven custom shower tower from Kohler, featuring four adjustable body sprays, two heads, and a handheld shower, highlights the company's full line of products in the shared bathroom. Dal-Tile supplied the matte- and gloss-finished, textured tiles from its Glass Reflections and Urban Metals lines over a bonded, watertight pan-and-drain assembly for tiled showers from Schluter Systems that connects to the drain at the top of the pan assembly rather than below it. USG's Fiberock Aqua-Tough gypsum panels provide a durable tile substrate for the shower walls.

OPEN BAR: A well-appointed wet bar set in the hallway is accessible from every room on  the main level, making it easy to keep refreshments handy for a home-office  worker, movie-watchers in the theater, pool users, and overnight guests.

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OPEN BAR: A well-appointed wet bar set in the hallway is accessible from every room on the main level, making it easy to keep refreshments handy for a home-office worker, movie-watchers in the theater, pool users, and overnight guests.

PRODUCT SPECS
  • CLOSET STORAGE: ClosetMaid's MasterSuite system of laminate closet storage components features a fused melamine finish and foil doors and drawers, as well as European-quality hardware.
  • LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT: Whirlpool's DUET clothes washer and dryer in a pewter finish are Energy Star rated at the highest level for energy and water savings. The pair has the largest capacity of any residential front-load product available.
  • DRYWALL: United States Gypsum (USG) supplied its Fiberock Aqua-Tough interior gypsum panels in wet areas such as the laundry room and bath. The panels install and finish like traditional wallboard, with a smooth surface that can be painted or tiled.
  • LIGHTING CONTROL: The HomeWorks system from Lutron Electronics controls interior and exterior lights from wall-mounted or tabletop keypads throughout the home. The system can also integrate with automated shade and drapery systems, alarms, HVAC, home theater, and other subsystems.
  • ELEVATOR: The residential-scaled elevator from ThyssenKrupp provides transport to all three living areas, enabling the owners to easily carry groceries and dry cleaning to the upper floors from the garage and mudroom, while also mitigating any accessibility issues for residents or visitors.
  • THEATER AND SOUND SYSTEM: The Lifestyle BUILT-Invisible Home Theater and Homewide music systems from Bose are built into the walls to eliminate bulky and unsightly components and wires. The system's audio calibration system analyzes and automatically adjusts the sound for a particular room's acoustics, speaker location, and furniture placement.

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