REMODELINGWhole House Remodel Builder/Remodeler Over $1,000,000*
-This project is a residential renovation in an existing condominium known as Admiralty Point in Naples, Florida, for a private client.
-Two units on the fourth floor of the condominium building, completed in 1976, were in their original condition and severely dated. The client purchased these two units and hired an interior designer from Los Angeles to create a floorplan that would combine the two units and create a singular residence that the client would enjoy for years to come, serving as a luxury vacation home for the client, who is based in Indiana.
-The visual appeal of this project makes itself known as soon as you enter the residence from the common space elevator lobby; a custom, hand-painted wall treatment mural, of vibrant trees and landscape, greet guests in the entryway, where the eye is then drawn immediately to the horizon of the Gulf of Mexico.
-A palette of greens, blues, and neutrals is found throughout the living, dining, and kitchen areas, complementing the waters of the gulf. Mid-century modern furniture is accented throughout these areas as well, incorporated with modern touches found in the kitchen cabinetry, plumbing fixtures, the range hood, and the smart home technology controlling the climate, lighting, and window coverings.
-This global design is a refreshing change from the usual contemporary coastal design commonly seen throughout Naples.
-New guests to the home would have never known this new floorplan was previously divided into two units which a firewall previously separated the kitchen and living areas. There were specific challenges involved in demoing the two units, including asbestos abatement and firewall removal. Specific permitting was required for both these items to ensure they were carried out safely and within building and safety codes. 4500 cubic feet of materials containing asbestos during the initial demolition of the project were removed.
-Additional logistics challenges included craning in a 1500-pound Quantum Quartz island countertop, all other countertop materials, and all drywall through the small sliding glass windows. The service elevator in Admiralty Point is 4 foot by 5 foot, so appliances, carpeting, and large furniture needed to be craned in as well.
-This project incurred damage during Ian, including water damage to the walls, and repainting the entire space was needed. Since the elevators were damaged also, all repair and painting supplies needed to be manually carried up four flights of stairs due to the elevators not working.
-Statement pieces include the custom-painted wall mural and the chandelier by Lightology in the dining room. The chandelier is a Curry and Company Sommelier, with green glass and gold leaf accents.
-In the kitchen, a large island with Quantum Quartz countertop and a quirky wheel pulldown faucet by Waterstone are the statement pieces, joined by a custom range hood with both gold and stainless-steel accents.
-All tiles were selected at Rueben Sorhegui; this includes a stunning European selection found in both powder rooms of the residence. Hall bath two features wall treatments made of real leaves on walls.
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