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This lakeside luxury home features the nostalgic look of a New England cottage combined with state-of-the-art materials and technology.
|"This kitchen facilitates the lifestyle of casual entertaining that goes hand in hand with a lakefront location. People just naturally want to gather here, and that’s what we expect them to do."
— Rob Myers, Colonnade Custom Homes
Spec-built for the 2001 Street of Dreams — Atlanta, this lakeside luxury home features the nostalgic look of a New England cottage combined with state-of-the-art materials and technology. Developed for an empty-nester couple or a family with older children, the floor plan features a main-level master suite, large areas dedicated to entertaining, and a finished basement that includes a spacious game room. The most popular spot in the home, says builder Rob Myers, is the warm and welcoming country kitchen that reflects the home’s old-style architectural theme.
Style of Home | Bungalow cottage
Location | Harbour Point Yacht Club on Lake Lanier, Gainesville, Ga.
Total Square Footage (without basement | 4,340
Market Value | $1.3 million
Builder | Colonnade Custom Homes, Duluth, Ga.
Architect | The Architects Group, Atlanta
Interior Design | EPID & Co., Atlanta
Target Market | Active empty-nester couple
Major Products Used | Appliances: KitchenAid, Architectural series (full-size dishwasher; refrigerator, mini-refrigerator, wine butler, cooktop, ovens); Fisher & Paykel (drawer-style dishwasher); Scotsman (icemaker) |Cabinetry: custom maple | Countertops: Baltic granite | Doors: Stock Building Supply | Flooring: Bruce | Home Controls/Automation: US Tech | HVAC: Lennox | Plumbing Fixtures: Kohler, brushed nickel finish | Windows: Stock Building Supply
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