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.
The stunning cherry wood library boasts wall-to-wall bookshelves, providing the perfect spot for a book lover. A leather armchair offers a comfortable place for reading, and a spiral staircase provides access to a second floor of bookshelves.
This grand Victorian study features dark wood paneling from ceiling to floor and exquisite molding and details. A thick gray marble mantel surrounds the fireplace, a handsome resting place for two horse statues.
This comfy sitting room has dark wooden paneling on the walls and dramatic beams on the ceiling. The furnishings are ornate and eclectic, adorned with vintage patterns and bright colors, and are positioned around a cozy fireplace and hearth.
Victorian architecture, which was so common in 19th century-built row houses, remains a popular style in home design. It’s evident here in the two-level bay windows and front-porch design of this Bay Area residence.