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master ensuite and family bathroom, and oval in the guest ensuite. The master bedroom continues the monochromatic look, with black-stained American oak walls and a black headboard on the bed. The black walls help to frame perfect views of the green countryside. Both the master suite and the family bathroom also look out to sheltered landscaped courtyards – one on either side of the house. Bed linens and upholstered seating in black and white continue the theme. Preceding pages and left: This master suite in a contemporary country house designed by Guy Shallard features a mix of raw and refined materials. The bedroom walls are black-stained American oak, while the bathroom features raw, shuttered concrete. Above left and above: Similar materials feature in the family bathroom. As with all the main bathrooms, this room also features roughsawn, white-painted cedar boards. The vanity cabinets are all in solid American oak, stained black. Deep drawer bins in the cabinets are blackened steel. search | save | share at