home of distinction
“ORIGINALLY, it had columns on all the bearing points,” he says. “He got rid of the first column,
then another and another. We put an I-beam in and took the columns out.”
The single I-beam — to support the staircase — allows the foyer to flow into the open great
room and prevents the obstruction of the view by the columns. In addition, doors and
windows slide and fold open, accordion-style, from end-to-end along the east/west axis, maximizing the
From this vantage point overlooking Lees Cut, all eyes are focused on the water. The landmark Palm
Tree Island appears in the near view. Summer Rest Road to the west and a tree line edging Landfall’s point
all sweep into sight across miles of savannah marsh and hummocks that characterize this barrier island.
The floorplan allows for ground-level garages and outdoor recreating. The second level is for entertaining
— living, dining and cooking indoors and out.
WBM july 2020