The expansive nature of the light and bright entry creates a dramatic introduction to the home when visitors step inside this gorgeous coastal residence. “When you walk up to the front door and enter, you look straight into the great room, backyard and marsh,” says build manager Scott Branscom. “It’s big and open, and very welcoming.”
Like every room in the home, Erin’s guest room feels like a comfy getaway. Light, whimsical touches like the wall mural behind the bed only add to guests feeling that they’ve left it all behind. “I love that it feels like a cozy sanctuary,” she reflects. “I actually have a really hard time decorating for myself,” Erin admits. “I see so many options in my day-to-day work with clients that deciding on something for myself has been hard.” Considering that, the guest room is a welcoming and quiet retreat for those who come and visit.
A custom metal gate from renowned Savannah blacksmith Ivan Bailey marks the entrance to Holley Jaakkola's garden, which features so many unique Southern plant and tree species it has been documented by Washington D.C.'s Smithsonian Institution.
Warm hardwood floors create a striking contrast against the bright white cabinets in this transitional kitchen. A Moroccan-inspired backsplash makes a bold statement behind the range, while glass tiles create an elegant backsplash throughout the rest of the space.