At the tip of the Baja California Peninsula in San Jose del Cabo, designers at
Hyde Evans Design created the perfect holiday getaway for a couple based in Seattle, Washington. The expansive home finds inspiration in the bright colors and patterns of traditional Mexican design, as well as the pools and fountains of upscale spa retreats. To achieve the ultimate luxurious style, Hyde Evans Design collaborated with local architect Arturo Ponce de Leon and sourced many custom furnishings and weavings from local artisans in Jalisco and Oaxaca. Read on for our tour of the posh estate. 110
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Of the homeowners, one is a successful businessman with a passion for golf, and the other is a master perfumer — Hyde Evans Design previously collaborated on the design of her perfumery in Washington. On this terrace, the custom sectional was handmade by local artisans from Jalisco, Mexico, while the teak chaises and umbrella are from Restoration Hardware.
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In the entryway, the bench is from Ikumba Design Studios. Natural elements, including rock slabs and a wood ceiling, introduce guests to the calm, relaxing environment of the home.
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Both homeowners are big entertainers, which inspired the designers to include multiple bedrooms, bars, and gathering spaces, and an extra prep kitchen. Near the pool, the built-in sectional was custom designed.
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The converted stone trough fire pit was imported from France. It was a challenge to ship the trough, the designers admit, but the visual effect is stunning.
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In the dining area, custom pendant lights from
John Beck Paper & Steel provide an unexpected touch of industrial grandeur. Local artisans from Jalisco constructed the table, and the dining chairs are from Hayche.
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A comfortable gathering space with high ceilings is ultra-welcoming. The bench is from Mondo Collection, while the plush chairs are from Anthropologie. In the back left corner, the table lamp comes from Fuse Lighting.
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In one of the bathrooms, the hanging lights were sourced from Vistosi Lighting. The sink was carved from solid limestone.
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For twin beds in a guest room, the headboards are upholstered in weaves from Oaxaca, Mexico. The round brown leather mirrors are from Jamie Young, the bedside lamp is from Jason Koharik, and the night stand, Casamidy.
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On an outdoor terrace, the swing benches are from Lowcountry, and the custom-made pillows are upholstered with fabric from Pierre Frey and Perennials Fabrics. A slat ceiling allows overhead light to filter into the space.
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In this bedroom, the custom bench was upholstered with an Adara Wedding Blanket from the Citizenry, and the overhead light pendant is from Ethos Collection.
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The built-in, king-size bunk beds were custom designed for the home. Between the bunks, a down-lit staircase creative allows guests to reach the higher beds. Underneath the beds, built-in drawers offer increased storage options. The pendant lights are from Ethos Collection, and the black bench was sourced at Kathy Kuo Home. The pillows were upholstered in weaves from Oaxaca.
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Custom built-in sofas surround a fire pit.
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Relaxation is the constant refrain in this design. The cotton hammock is from Makamah.