Stylish North Carolina Rancher
The brown wall keeps an outdoor dining area private.
A bold front door, in Pratt & Lambert's Premium Yellow, sets a lively tone.
The Living Room
The 11-foot-long vintage sofa in the living room is a mod counterpoint to a pair of traditional antique chairs on the other side of the room.
Plenty of wood and old pottery keep this sleek kitchen's vibe down-to-earth.
Incorporating the butler's pantry into the kitchen creates a more gracious and efficient space to display family silver.
The Dining Room
A formal dining room setup would have seemed too precious in this house. The room is casually arranged with a table, sofa, and bench pushed against the shelves.
Monogrammed shams impart a Southern sense of place in this luxe room.
Having wall-to-wall curtains is essential to privacy in open plans.
Three rear doors open to the rambling backyard.
A glassed-in hallway runs across the rear of the house leading. The door leads out to boisterous plantings and zigzag walkways that reflect the energetic parties that happen around the pool and dining areas.