The home's luxurious amenities have been upgraded to include exceptional, state-of-the-art technology, providing absolute security and unsurpassed comfort while seamlessly meshing with the architecture's original beauty.
Wood framed windows and furnishings bring exquisite craftsman style to the living room. Large, graphic area rugs ground the tile floor and add visual interest to the straight-forward, masculine design.
The five bedroom, five bathroom prairie style home has been fully restored to its original beauty but updated for today's living. Built from 1908-1912, there's a certain appreciation for the architectural details, including the gorgeous craftsman-style windows. The large reflecting pool adds a unique element to the design.
Two distinct sitting areas offer ample seating for family and friends when entertaining. Wood-backed sofas, stained glass lamps and upholstered benches reflect the craftsman design found throughout the home.
In the dining room, a brick fireplace keeps the space extra cozy, and a custom wood-trimmed ceiling with a row of skylights stays true to the craftsman design. Anchored by a traditional red rug, high-back dining chairs and a chunky wood table offer comfortable seating for six.
The spacious, eat-in kitchen boasts warm wood throughout the cabinets, windows, furnishings and floors. A unique tray ceiling with a wooden border stays true to the historic home, while stainless steel appliances add an updated touch to the space.
Upstairs, an open, second floor living room includes both craftsman-style furnishings and traditional leather sofas for optimal seating. The unique, wood-trimmed ceiling adds stunning interest and texture to the room.
The second floor living room features an open layout with two designated seating areas, each grounded by a traditional area rug. A custom wood-trimmed ceiling ties the space together and adds interesting depth to the design.
The carriage house, designed to store and display an impressive car collection, is nestled among the trees. The structure, resembling an old barn, relates to its surroundings and provides an area for running the cars' motors outdoors and includes space for outdoor display.
Housed in the former 1876 Peter Kern Bakery, Knoxville's Oliver Hotel located on downtown's Market Square is at the center of a bustling revitalized urban city center. Eventually converted to the Hotel St. Oliver, the hotel once played host to distinguished guests like movie star Patricia Neal. In 2011 Oliver Hospitality purchased the property and converted it to its present iteration, a stylish boutique hotel that maintains a connection to history.
Part of the Savannah College of Art and Design's revitalization of downtown Savannah began with the school's founding in 1978 under the direction of president Paula Wallace (learn more about SCAD's history and Wallace's role in founding the arts college at SCADstory, the new interactive exhibition that debuted in spring 2019) has been reclaiming historic buildings. The meticulously restored 1888 Victorian mansion in the Queen Ann style Smithfield Cottage in downtown Savannah is a guest house for SCAD guests (Salma Hayek and Derek Lam have stopped in while in town), and is a billboard for SCAD's creative side. The home is filled with artwork by SCAD alums and Paula Wallace's designer husband and SCAD grad Glenn Wallace has integrated Asian elements and historic touches at Smithfield to create a sublime blend of the contemporary and the timeless in this beautiful home.