Some would argue the true test of a home's functional bandwidth is a party, and the InSync Home is built to handle even the biggest of blow-outs. Distributed audio, mood lighting, and professional-grade kitchen wares notwithstanding, the physical environment is conducive to socializing in every which way—be it a big family holiday dinner, an intimate cocktail hour, or a summer bash with friends.
An inspired progression of intertwined social realms at the home's core makes it all possible. For fancy occasions, a formal dining area connects to a butler pantry and sits just across the hall from a temperature-controlled wine cove. Laid-back parties and everyday living are made effortless by fluid design in the home's more casual indoor/ outdoor zones. Retractable accordion-fold Nana Wall Systems doors in the first-floor family room fold completely away, opening up the first floor to a spacious outdoor veranda and pool deck.
“This is how Florida lives,” says Goehring. “It's imperative for the connections between indoor/outdoor rooms to be seamless.” With a flatscreen TV, a massive marble fireplace, summer kitchen, and retractable bug screens, the covered patio makes entertaining a breeze.
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