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Charming traditional details exhibited by lakefront country estate

This breathtaking lakefront country estate was designed by and built by , located in Lake Keowee, South Carolina. The exterior facade of this roughly 9,000 square foot property is clad in stone, a type of granite know locally as “Hopper’s Creek”. The cedar shingles are Sherwin Williams, “Fruitwood”, finished in a semi-transparent stain. Spread out over two levels, this sumptuous home provides spacious living areas both indoors and out. Expansive windows throughout the interiors were designed to maximize views of the lake.

Step inside this beautiful home that features decorated interiors by Linda McDougald of .

What We Love: This lakefront country estate features beautiful material elements that have been meticulously applied both interiors and out. The picture windows throughout the home captures the mesmerizing scenery of this property, from the gardens to the lake views. A serene color palette and comfortable furnishings completes this cozy cottage aesthetic.

Readers, what do you think of this lakeside adobe, could you find yourself living here?

The living room features wall paneling comprised of Poplar wood, which was painted using paint diluted with mineral spirits, giving it a white-wash aesthetic. The ceiling beams are a reclaimed wood, while the stone used on the fireplace is the same stone used on the exterior facade—a form of granite known locally as Hooper’s Creek.

This beautiful kitchen features trim and cabinets painted in Sherwin Williams 7531 Canvas Tan. The ceiling beams are comprised of reclaimed wood. The pendant lighting above the center island was sourced from . The flooring is french oak from Burchette and Burchette. The cabinets were sourced from Americraft, while the end of the island was stained to blend with floor. The countertops are Mystic Grey Granite in a satin finish. The wall paint color in the kitchen is Benjamin Moore HC-95 Sag Harbor.

Above: The backsplash above the range is Crossville Savoy Series “Linen Gloss”. While the medallion is Sonoma Tile Makers Mosuprema Bells Cosa Medallion.

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A screened-in porch features patio doors that are aluminum clad wood sourced from Hurd.

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An outdoor kitchen features a hood sourced from . Dining al fresco with lake views is not too shabby!

The porch floor is Indiana Limestone (full color blend) from the Indiana Limestone Company. The stone tiles are 18×18 and 18×36, set in mortar on a concrete sub-slab. The ceiling light fixtures were sourced from , French Quarter on Yoke bracket.

Above: The light fixture is the French Quarter Lantern on Gooseneck bracket sourced from . It’s available in natural gas, propane or electric.

Photos: Rachael Boling

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