Stainless steel appliances, dark gray countertops and a gray mosaic backsplash give this kitchen a cool, edgy vibe. White kitchen cabinets buoy the darker accents, while small red kitchen appliances add a pop of color.
The original log cabin main house holds court over spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Summertide, a 5.5-acre property in Crystal Bay, Nev., once owned by billionaire Howard Hughes, has 500 feet of frontage on the famous lake. The Adirondack-style estate sits on five parcels and has a buoy and a pier to maximize waterfront living.
The Nesbitts put the kitchen and main living area of their Charleston home on the second floor for a very good reason. "We did that so we could maximize our views," says Elizabeth. Sliding glass and metal doors open the living room space up to the amazing view of the Intracoastal Waterway. The light fixture is a repurposed marine buoy.
A stone fireplace cozies up the living room in the main house of billionaire Howard Hughes’ former estate, Summertide. With 500 feet of frontage on Lake Tahoe in Crystal Bay, Nev., the 5.5-acre estate has a 2,518-square-foot main house, a 1,343-square-foot guesthouse, a detached four-car garage and a pier and buoy for enjoying the lake.