Stepping further into the foyer reveals high ceilings and a spiral staircase that leads to the home's second level. Hand trowel plaster adds subtle texture to the walls and ensures that the space looks as airy as possible.
Though remodeled in 1989, this historic home retains many of its original architectural details, including the heavy wood doors and ancient beams seen in the foyer. An oversized, sun-washed rug complements the Old World aesthetic and softens the floors for arriving visitors.
A one-of-a-kind cast concrete wall acts as the guest entry way to dining area of the Broken Spanish Restaurant. Sandblasted Brazilian marble floors create depth and add a balanced contrast to the “tin” textured ceiling in the main dining room. Behind, a decorative cinder block wall is adorned with hanging plants in a nod to indoor-outdoor eating.
Gleaming Brazilian chestnut floors greet guests as they enter the front hall of HGTV Dream Home 2010. Tongue-and-groove pine ceiling, decorative beams inspired by traditional vigas and smoke bell lanterns complete the look.