Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the stairs. Victorian, square section columns supporting the lantern transform to octagons with a wink to the Roman Doric Order.
All of the trim, brackets, balusters and columns were custom designed and then fabricated by millwork craftsman.
This completely custom guest cottage was built in only eight months time.
Bright Victorian Home Stairway with Asian-inspired Wallpaper
The coral Ogden wallpaper by Thibaut has an iron gate pattern that designer Keita Turner says is reminiscent of elegant gates at the entrance of formal gardens and referenced the Brooklyn, N.Y., home’s Victorian roots.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior. Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the staircase.
The "triple bead" beadboard paneling was inspired by paneling found in an old structure on the property.
An alternating step, ships-ladder connects family and guests to spectacular views from the tower’s “look-out”. On a clear day, the view stretches thirty miles across the New York City reservoir system.
Beautifully Decorative Victorian Hallway in Paris With Artistic Marble Flooring and Accent Wall Columns
The marble finish throughout this space creates lovely movement traveling through the hallway. Four brown accent columns echo the sun design centered in the flooring. Built in shelves display beautiful art perfect for completing the sophisticated design.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior.
The design of the central stairwell as an atrium allows natural sunlight to penetrate through the interior of the entire home.
The stunning grand foyer boasts a double staircase, making a statement from the moment guests arrive in the home. The dining room and library sit to either side of the staircase, while just through the center is the living room.
The foyer shows off some of the home's beautiful architectural details with the brick fireplace, fascinating chandelier and gleaming hardwood floors. Open double doorways continue the sightline through the different rooms.
This classically styled kitchen features a spacious wet bar with light gray cabinetry and gray granite countertops. Decorative red wallpaper adds a rich accent, while a small sink and wine cooler make it easy to prep drinks and other kitchen items.
Victorian Staircase With Bold, Dark Wood, Turquoise Walls and Yellow Gold Picture Frames
Bright turquoise wall paint brings an updated feel to the beautiful antique look of this wood staircase and railing. Ornamental designs in the wood create natural decoration, while yellow gold picture frames descending the back wall add a good contrast color to the turquoise. White molding breaks up the wall space creating a faux handrail look.
The meticulously renovated property includes four floors, seven bedrooms and baths all served by an elevator. Natural light and beautiful light fixtures show off the home's original details and beautiful antique furniture.