HOME & DESIGN
HOME & DESIGN
The kitchen was modernized and updated with new appliances and new
colors. The adjoining family room is enhanced by broad views of the water.
technology. This is a special residence of spectacular elegance
with a predominantly contemporary feel that constantly impresses
with unique features and true splendor throughout.
space. One of the reasons the Thyssens are listing the home is
that their growing family five children under the age of 10
requires additional bedrooms.
The high-tech characteristic of this smart-home also extends
to the heating and air conditioning with Nest thermostats
that are programmable and controlled remotely from a
cell phone, as are the lighting and the security system. The
sprinklers are operated by a WiFi irrigation system with a
database capable of electronically checking the weather so
that the system doesn’t activate if it is raining and, likewise,
schedules additional watering during prolonged dry spells.
Two professional-grade Norvitz tankless water heaters are
energy efficient, and a whole-house 30kw generator is fueled
by a buried, 250 gallon propane tank, capable of powering
the home for weeks in the event of a service outage.
Practical? Absolutely. Smart? Yes again. Beauty? The elements
of design, architecture and art at 275 Riverway run
the table on beauty, cornering every possible market of style
and reaping all the benefits of the artistic risks that have been
taken. Currently on the market with Premier Estate Properties
for $4,695,000 the home includes 170 feet of seawall. The
location delivers unencumbered views from the island across
deep sapphire waters to the mainland at the widest portion
of the lagoon.
Its extra added attraction is the pragmatism through
The formal dining room features a custom-made mahogany table created by the Decorative Arts design team and continues the clean, modern feel of the
house’s makeover with sleek furnishings, a multi-fixture copper chandelier and contemporary art.