HOMES OF THE TREASURE COAST
paneled arched double doors, features dual desks, facing
one another, set near a fireplace with another art piece the
couple collected in Texas. The colors in the painting and the
carpet carry through to upholstered swivel chairs centered
in front of the fireplace with a custom cast-stone mantel.
The theme of the rich mahogany wainscoting panels
juxtaposed with clear alder built-in cabinets is in tune
with the coffered ceilings, also mahogany, using contrasting
white center panels. Easy access to a comfortable
outdoor seating area makes this the kind of office that
radiates both coziness and luxury.
The dramatic antechamber for the master bedroom
contains a basket-weave floor inset, the only variation in
the floor tile scheme in the entire house. The circular vestibule
has art glass, from the Houston home, centered on
a table under an intricately crafted chandelier by Currey
and Co., which Allabastro chose for the space. Flanking
his-and-her closets frame the area.
In the master, a double crown molded ceiling and cus-
>> In the master bath, the curved Victoria and Albert tub enhances the elegance.
The master bedroom
has double crown
moldings and a rug
from the Hoovers’
Houston home incorporated
into the décor.