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.
With its spectacular four-poster rice bed, sheer canopy and flowing, white draperies, the Victorian master bedroom at HGTV Dream Home 2004 serves an an elegant retreat. Crisp white and blue linens help keep the room open and neutral.
This bold breakfast nook pairs together a lipstick red wall color with metallic crown molding and floral Roman shades. A vintage metal chandelier with mini lampshades hangs over a round ivory dining table, while four wooden chairs with red plaid upholstery offer seating for casual dining.
Lavish Victorian Living Room in Paris With White Furniture, Heavy Drapery and Gold Decorative Details
This living room is fit for a king with gold decor and accent pieces lining the walls and furniture. A light color palette is perfect for the spacious and sophisticated design. Gorgeous drapes and crisp white furniture create beautiful lines and an appealing setting.
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.
Much of the home's main living quarters have an open concept design broken up by a charming red brick chimney with fireplaces on either side. Here, that's demonstrated with a sitting room and the kitchen.
Victorian Nursery With Fireplace and Built-In Bookshelf
The nursery is straight from a storybook with pretty curtains. Antique toys, including a rocking horse, are enjoyed by a new generation. The family's golden retriever enjoys a peaceful interlude while the children are away.
Alternating courses of brick and stone at the foundation initiate a theme of layering and wrapping the building envelope that continues up through the terrace and chimney. This detail is carried further through variation in clapboard siding and culminates in the colors and patterns of the slate roof crowned by ridge-cresting.
The field stone was all found on site.