home of distinction
FOR those who love the coastal lifestyle or the chance to get their hands dirty in the
kitchen, it would be hard to choose between the lower-level outdoor kitchen/BBQ and
the kitchen on the third floor, which has walls of glass, a distinctive, porthole-inspired
window, and zero upper cabinets to distract from the view. The kitchen has a dynamic
color palette that moves alongside the changing moods of the sky, refracted in the water below.
The quartz countertops and nautical-inspired fixtures add a touch of style, but the builder points
out the island with the cast zinc countertop always creates a focal point of conversation.
“This is a unique design feature not seen in many other homes,” James says. “Over time it will
wear and have a character similar to aged patina.”
The two galley-style prep areas account for the loss of the upper cabinets in the rest of the
kitchen. Both have walls of custom cabinets and built-in appliances.
An island with a cast zinc countertop creates a focal point in the airy, sea-inspired kitchen, where the
colors of the sky pop against designer fixtures and whitewashed cabinetry by Hollingsworth Cabinetry.