Situated between the kitchen and living room, this dining room takes advantage of the timbered ceiling that spans the open space. The room's natural appeal comes from the abundance of warm wood elements, from the floors to window trim to ceiling timbers and kitchen cabinetry.
The castle centers around the monumental great hall. Architectural details include a 40-foot-high timber ceiling, marble columns, carved stone capitals and a stained glass window. The chimney was envisioned by Augustus Pugin who also designed the Palace of Westminster, where Britain's houses of parliament meet.
A coral canopy bed is an eye-catching feature in the guest bedroom of the 2014 HGTV Dream Home, The layering of chevron and ikat prints on the bed is colorful and playful, and is offset by a rustic timber ceiling. A pair of gold chandeliers provide warm bedside lighting.
Throughout the house, the designers manipulated size, materials, surfaces and textures to achieve a balance that would fit with the natural setting. The use of native stone and timber maintained a connection with the surroundings and emphasized locally-sourced materials.
You can see why a space like this is called a great room. The room connects the entry, living room, kitchen and family room with its tall vintage timber beams and openness to the upstairs master bedroom. Seating from the convertible sofas allows for flexibility in the large space, and the dining room beyond has an amazing ocean view.
Soft grays mix with the natural wood tones in this rustic, yet modern cabin retreat. Integrated appliances and a modern island with a sleek waterfall edge bring a streamlined look to the space, while timbered walls and ceiling beams emphasize the home's natural setting and log cabin feel. Windows are strategically placed to allow the chef to enjoy the view while working at the cooking station or sink.
The showstopping stone fireplace is the focal point of this cozy living room. Soft neutral furnishings showcase the reclaimed timber walls and ceilings and heart pine floors. A large window lets in light and offers a stunning view.
This bathroom doesn't sacrifice clean lines for a rustic look. Exposed timber beams add rustic, lodge style while wooden shelves above the tub provide necessary storage. The standalone tub is outfitted with a nickel-covered Victorian faucet for a traditional touch.
Intricate wood beams frame the natural beauty of this traditional living room. A patterned chair with matching ottoman and neutral sofa supply comfortable seating beneath the trumpet chandelier. While the timber frames take center stage in this particular space, it is the natural stone fireplace and the seamlessness nature between the interior and exterior spaces that make the lasting impression.