Welcome to a world of basic design with Spanish affect within the Alvarez house, introduced by B. Pila Design of Miami. As you stroll the gleaming marble flooring of this gallery, benefit from the delicate geometric flooring design, the stately pillars, and using greenery that melds outdoor and indoors in elegant concord.
You will really feel the heat of this residence because the gleaming wooden doorways open upon the lobby. Carefully mixed neutrals in flooring, partitions, and baseboards complement the wealthy blue tones of rug and carved element of the mirrored highboy.
A mild repetition of blues — Wedgwood, royal, even sky tones — lends a soothing, cordial air to the research, with its hardwood flooring and floral rug. Deep leather-based armchairs invite dialog, maybe over glasses of wine, as filtered pure mild bathes the room.
The view from the leather-based armchairs exhibits the remainder of the research’s ‘membership’ environment: moist bar, cushioned stools with deep blue upholstery, and darkish wooden paneling, echoed within the ornamental molding alongside the ceiling. Here, too, pure mild filters by way of sheer curtains; after darkish, fluted wall sconces mild the best way.
In the lounge, blue performs a gentle, however background position to plush white-on-white furnishings: the splendid sofa, armchairs, and ottoman, together with a cream-toned chaise longue, supply snug views of the ocean by means of gleaming multipane home windows. As within the research, different colours be a part of the palette within the artwork — vases and ceramic bowls — gracing low tables.
In the pleasant, eat-in kitchen, the colour palette shifts to neutrals: golden wooden cupboards, tile accents, mild granite counter tops, and above all of it, hanging lamps that appear to drift within the air. Recessed lighting illuminates the chrome steel double range and oven, which permit any ‘chef’ to organize a feast for a crowd.
Wrought-iron accents on the open-weave backed chairs are echoed within the chandelier above the polished kitchen desk, with the chair cushions bringing a splash of brighter colour into the restful impartial environment. Recessed lighting assures good visibility for all work areas — so visitors can work subsequent to the host with ease.
A extra formal tone is evoked within the eating room, with its giant oval desk and sideboard, dove-grey curtains, and rose-toned upholstery. Once once more, tall glass work lends grace to the setting, and French doorways deliver the outside in with fashion.
A informal, much less-clubby bar encompasses a beamed ceiling, colourful throw pillows, striped upholstery, and leaf-patterned flooring that convey an ‘island’ really feel — as does the expanse of sea seen by means of its tall French doorways.
Everywhere within the bar, you’ll discover a informal, playful temper: tasseled lighting fixtures and furnishings with accents of purple, fuchsia, blue, and gold encourage sitting cross-legged on the ground into the night hours. Light filters by way of sheer curtains, gleams off hearth brick, and shimmers from hanging candles.
And what would a bar be and not using a wine cellar to equip it? Inside a local weather-managed glass-doored enclave, wine retains its full physique and taste, able to be served at exactly the fitting temperature.
A brief hallway connects the wine cellar with the bar space and echoes its informal really feel in pale, large-beamed floorboards and a white and grey diamond-patterned rug. Note the splash of blue on the cushion!
Even connecting hallways have their very own architectural and textural particulars: touches of wrought iron, darkish wooden, and impartial colours function low-key ornamental type ‘bridges’ between the rooms.
The residence’s exterior beckons as nicely: friends can dine al fresco at outside tables, shaded by an arched gallery…or maybe daydream in a carved deacon’s bench on the wrought-iron railed balcony space, enjoyable amongst lush plantings, waving palms, and the azure of sea and sky.
Finally, the main bedroom is a splendid mixture of cozy consolation and panoramic views of the ocean via its arch-like home windows. Here, pastels play a lead position, soothing the thoughts and enjoyable the physique — from the paintings and vases to plump window-seat pillows. Beams on the ceiling give the suite a ‘hideaway’ really feel.
The luxurious of the main bedroom continues into its lavish tub, that includes marble-topped dressers, a glass-doored bathe, and spacious mirrored dressing desk space with ample space for storing for linens, towels, and different bathtime equipment.
Completing the grasp tub’s complete pampering expertise is the soaking tub, which continues the colour scheme of pale blue, white, and grey and options glossy chrome accents. In distinction, the uncurtained home windows proceed the home’s general theme of wooden and pure mild, and supply views of the home’s exterior that make the outside foliage really feel shut sufficient to the touch. A heat, welcoming home that wraps you in particular touches begin to end: that’s Alvarez.