“USUALLY, we end the process with building the pool,” says
James. “Placing it in there first definitely presented a technical
The end result speaks for itself. Portions of the pool and spa
are shaded by the house, and it is easy to imagine whiling away hours there. “I
have some family nearby, and this area was perfect for us to spend time together
last year when the virus was more prevalent,” says the owner.
Ipe was selected for the decking because of its aesthetic beauty and durability;
the cabinet for the wall-mounted TV was built from mahogany. Artificial turf was
used for the putting green, based on the notion that grass would be challenging to
cultivate in such a salty environment.
The outdoor kitchen adjacent to the pool has a large dining table as a center-piece.
“This is one of my favorite things about the house,” the owner says, point-ing
out a hidden roller with kraft paper under the table, a design feature placed
with Lowcountry boils and oyster roasts in mind.
home of distinction
40 july 2021