A multifunctional sport court is one of many outdoor amenities on this sprawling 10-acre estate in Fall City, Washington. The property also features multiple outdoor terraces, as well as an outdoor kitchen, hot tub and outdoor fireplace.
A wall of built-in storage and an oversized walk-in shower bring loads of function to this elegant master bathroom, part of a 10-acre luxury estate in Fall City, Washington. Nearby, a walk-in closet is likewise loaded with custom storage options.
Storage abounds in this neutral, traditional kitchen, part of a luxurious 10-acre estate in Fall City, Washington. A wide window allows the cook to enjoy views of nature while prepping food and cleaning up. Glass front cabinets on the opposite wall help to open up the space, as does the sleek vent hood mounted from the ceiling above the center island.
The family that owns this beautiful home in Fall City, Washington loves the natural beauty that their valley view brings. To celebrate that beauty, the homeowners commissioned this custom island hewn from wood from the forest surrounding their home. This large kitchen island adds plenty of space for food preparation, as well as adding seating for the family along the edge of the island.
Architectural detail abounds in this luxurious living room, part of a 10-acre private estate in Fall City, Washington. A stately fireplace features an arched design that echoes the curved ceiling above, as well as engaged columns that are repeated throughout the space. Furnishings are neutral with a touch of glam, giving the space a casual elegance that still urges guests to curl up and relax.
This Boston penthouse, redesigned by Haddad Hakansson Design Studio, correlates its view with each feature of the home. Shown here, as night falls on the city, diners can bring its ambiance right to the table; the simple lines of the furnishings and subdued color palette unite with the architectural profile of the cityscape.
Inside the wet room, a sloped shower floor and linear drain system eliminates the need for a shower door, creating universal access and a feeling of openness. The plank tile is continued vertically up the rear shower wall, while the adjacent walls are tiled in iridescent white porcelain for maximum reflection of natural light. Because the window offers spectacular city skyline views, a curtain of beaded crystal is hung to create a permeable layer of privacy and to represent falling beads of water. The installation of a living orchids wall completes the experience of showering outdoors within the city.
A sloped shower floor and linear drain system eliminates the need for a shower door, creating universal access and a feeling of openness. The plank tile is continued vertically up the rear shower wall, while the other walls are tiled in iridescent white porcelain for maximum reflection of natural light. Because the window offers spectacular city skyline views, a curtain of beaded crystal is hung to create a permeable layer of privacy and to represent falling beads of water. Living orchids decorate the shower wall to complete the serene, spa-like design.
A reminder that Atlanta environs can suddenly go from concrete jungle to tree-filled, natural oasis in a split second, this longtime area standard, Ray's on the River is an especially worthwhile stop in good weather (i.e. spring or fall) when you can dine on crab cakes, lobster mac and cheese, shrimp and grits and other high-end spins on comfort food with a relaxing view of the Chattahoochee River. Ray's is especially beloved as a buffet-style brunch option and while the prices are high and service can be uneven, for a special, scenic meal that takes in the city's natural beauty, it can be a worthwhile stop.
Like many Atlanta suburbs, Marietta has embraced its historic downtown district and bulked up food and shopping opportunities for residents who may not want to drive into Atlanta for a great meal. Downtown Marietta including Marietta Square is home to some memorable restaurants and this fall 2018 the area welcomes a new food hall Marietta Square Market, to compete with Atlanta's on-fire food halls Krog Street Market and Ponce City Market. Housed in a former repurposed historic warehouse, Marietta Square Market, a 7-minute walk from Marietta Square, will feature a variety of restaurants with street tacos, baked goods, burgers, ramen, bubble tea and other au courant goodies on their menus. If your Marietta travel plans can wait, Swedish cult retailer IKEA is opening a Marietta outpost in 2019 or 2020.