For her California Wine Country home (which was recently profiled in
Traditional Home), designer Hillary Thomas devised an open, airy getaway with a casual elegance that her entire family could enjoy. Large light fixtures throughout the home add drama and scale, while an indoor/outdoor kitchen and a large open courtyard provide gathering places with a touch of natural beauty. 77
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The breezeway acts as the main entry of the house, which is built around an open courtyard. Sconces from Lucca Antiques flank each corner of the space while a
Paul Marra lantern hangs from the high ceiling above. The Bunny Williams console table was purchased from Harbinger.
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The family frequently hosts alfresco dinner parties at this 14-foot-long dining table that was handcrafted in Mexico by Casamidy. The two giant sphere chandeliers are from Coup D’Etat and the wicker chairs are by Gloster.
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An open floor plan allows for easy entertaining in the great room. Three oversized bronze chandeliers from Lucca Antiques anchor the space, which is composed of the kitchen, dining, and living rooms. The barstools are from
BDDW, the dining chairs are from Hollywood at Home, and the artwork is by Matthew Heller.
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A unique collection of antique stag heads and an architectural fragment from John Rosselli hang above the La Cornue range. The kitchen island is painted in Benjamin Moore’s Cromwell Gray and the walls are in Rodeo.
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The spacious master bathroom includes a steam shower and freestanding bathtub in the center of the room. The ceiling light fixture is from Charles Edwards and the sconces are from
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With its neutral color palette of whites and grays, the master bedroom is the perfect private retreat. A custom four-poster bed sits on top of a
Merida rug while the dresser nightstands are from Paul Marra.
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The newly re-landscaped courtyard was done by Inner Gardens. It features 75-year-old transplanted olive trees and a 15th-century French fountain. Multiple strands of market lights provide a subtle glow in the evening.
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All of the outdoor furniture for the house is from Sutherland’s “Poolside” collection. The goatskin and leather side tables are from Coup D’Etat.
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A vintage table and chairs in the courtyard is the perfect spot for guests to enjoy the serene outdoor setting.
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Each of the two guesthouses has its own living area and kitchenette. The one shown above features Katie Leede’s Papyrus fabric on the headboard and pillows in Zak+Fox’s Takigawa fabric. The Bunny Williams lamp is outfitted with a raffia shade from
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A stunning photograph by Hiroshi Sugimoto is the focal point of the living room, which features facing sofas from
Hollywood at Home and floor lamps from Lucca Antiques. The pair of swivel club chairs from Cisco Home are upholstered in an Idarica Gazzoni flower fabric. The Mitako stool by Christian Astuguevieille is made of painted rope.
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The best feature of the house is the seamless flow between the interior and exterior. This covered outdoor kitchen and seating area overlook the pool and vineyards beyond.
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A closer glimpse of the outdoor kitchen. Hillary Thomas found the vintage rug during her recent travels to Morocco.
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Umbrellas from Janus et Cie provide shade to the chaise lounges from Sutherland’s “Poolside” Collection.
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Thomas's goal was to embrace the indoor-outdoor Napa lifestyle and create a relaxing sanctuary with stunning views to enjoy with family and friends.