Northshore Magazine

March 2014

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Great Getaway Above, The house offers commanding views of Rockport's Sandy Bay. Left, top; The mudroom doubles as a laundry room. Left, The terrace offers an infinity edge pool, a fire pit, and an outdoor shower. Maureen Neville, also of Treehouse, to design the interior spaces. Longleaf Lumber supplied salvaged wood for the fieldstone fireplace's rustic mantel, wood flooring, and many custom headboards for the bedrooms. "Many of the bedrooms have French doors that open to the secondstory deck," notes Thurman. Interior features include extensive traditional interior woodwork. Thurman relied on nautical features, such as built-in bunk beds, desks, dressers, and wardrobes, to add character and charm to the spaces. "We designed and built all the cabinetry at Treehouse," notes Thurman. Along with a relaxed open floor plan, Thurman offered practical touches such as a mudroom that doubles as a laundry room and the quintessential outdoor shower. The color scheme throughout reflects the ocean hues in sea foam greens and deep blues. White vertical board can be found in the children's bath along with touches such as a deep vintage porcelain sink and cobalt blue glass tiles that reflect the sea. It's these whimsical touches throughout the house that make it so special. The subtle nautical theme throughout the interiors is just enough to give you the hint of the sea. The house becomes a backdrop to the deep blue water of Sandy Bay beyond, and a true summer fun house for the young family to enjoy. n treehousedesigninc.com ‚óŹ 181 KJ NS Mar14 FEOldGarden.indd 181 1/16/14 3:24 PM

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