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house and new were blended through- out the home. Soft, inviting colors and comfortable furniture make the home a warm, inviting place for family and friends. The front gate opens onto a welcoming courtyard with a koi pond and seating area. Going in the repositioned front door, one gets a feeling of playful elegance in the large formal living room with the placement of a baby grand piano and a turquoise crocodile sculpture underneath. A small game table with chairs reminds Andrea of the addition her parents made to the house to accommodate their bridge playing. A beautiful painting of the 56 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016