In this Coral Gables homes, interior designer
Charlotte Dunagan embraces the indoor-outdoor
lifestyle that the area is known for and provides a nod back to old Florida.
Designed for a family relocating from South Africa, the home feels comfortable
and effortless and is perfect for entertaining. 61
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To add a tropical twist on a contemporary living room, Dunagan mixed Anglo-Indian
pieces with a neutral palette. She used slipcovered upholstery in neutral colors and outdoor fabrics so that they can be easily maintained.
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British colonial cane chairs, a tufted ottoman and comfy lounge chairs create a conversation spot off
the living room.
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In the family room, custom sofas lend a tropical vibe, which is enhanced by a seagrass rug.
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The custom made dining room table is surrounded by upholstered Thomasville chairs. The custom herringbone
rug was conceived by Dunagan.
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Crisp white millwork in the hallway contrasts nicely with the rich, wide planked walnut floors.
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The master suite features a bed with a tufted headboard, dark wood bedside tables and a Dalton shag rug.
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Custom cabinetry in the master bathroom and a
Waterworks sconce add an elegant touch.
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The kitchen features custom cabinetry and leather-finished countertops. Rattan barstools offer seating for casual dining, and French doors lead to the outside patio pool area for additional entertaining.
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This outdoor conversation area also provides a table and benches for outdoor entertaining.
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The idea of a retreat tucked away in the canopy of oak trees is what initially drew the owners to the property.
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A trellised pergola houses a spa that flows into the pool. The greenery includes date and palm trees.