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Cape Cod Comes to Kansas

This dream home was inspired by the architecture unique to Cape Cod. In addition to comfortably serving the family and future grandkids, the owners like to entertain and host philanthropic events. Thus, the ill-suited existing house was razed and a new house was reoriented with a new entry and driveway, as well as an eight-car garage. With the driveway now twice as long, the team seized the opportunity to create a well-landscaped serpentine driveway with plenty of room for two cars to pass when coming and going. The breezeways are also impressive, making quite an entrance into the home.

The interior spaces were designed from the floor up with Turkish rugs custom-sized to fit the large rooms. The owners opted for hardwood floors, divided into three sections with a herringbone pattern, in a hallway that spans the entire first floor. Window casings and frames painted a deep-ocean blue distinguish them from the space, adding contrast.

The lower level required a substantial time to design. The bar ceiling, for example, was developed in collaboration with the cabinet maker to create visual interest and add subtle lighting. The back and sidebar cabinets also boast a metal-edge detail that sets them apart.

In addition, the project team replicated the circular concept of the kitchen’s eating area in the space directly below it, creating a yoga room with a bamboo floor and plenty of windows to bring in the sunshine. The remaining lower-level space incorporates a workout area with a spa and cold-plunge tub that connects to the swimming pool outside.

Architect

NSPJ Architects

Interior Designer

SVB Wood Floors

Builder

Holthaus Building

Photographer

Bob Greenspan

Resources

Accessories, Antiques and Furnishings: SID & Company  Cabinets: Built To Fit  Countertops: Dimensional Stoneworks

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