Peachy the Magazine Fall 2019 - Page 17

INTERIORS For example, the essence of old Cha- tham is conjured by the use of wide pine attic flooring saved from antique houses prior to demolition. Doug says, “Attic floors have very little traffic and no finish which makes them ideal and highly sought-after. These were also exceptionally long and wide boards, which allowed for continuity from the great room through to the family room, office, and master bedroom. We sealed the floors but did not sand or stain them, so the original patina is intact.” The ceiling with antique beams was designed to create a barn-like feeling. The dormers and French doors add to the expansive light and water views. “The clients have a love of antique light fixtures,” Doug says. “Nearly every light in the house is an antique and exquisite.” “The three sets of French doors bring the seaside to you in this comfy, cozy room— with plenty of space to enjoy it with family and friends,” says Craig Tevolitz, interior designer. FALL 2019 15