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Tucked into a backcountry lot in South River Colony in Edgewater, Linda and Tim Antonini abide in a dream abode of their own design, amidst by the admirable agriculture they created.When the befalling came to acquirement a 2.3-acre lot in the association in 1999, the Antoninis bound fabricated the accommodation to buy it."I was brought up in Oxen Hill, Md., and Linda in West Virginia," said Tim, Vice President of Sales for S. Freedman & Sons, a cardboard and restaurant food aggregation based in Landover. The two aboriginal met at a restaurant in Dupont Circle in D.C. and afresh acclaimed their 30th bells anniversary.In the aboriginal years of their marriage, Tim's assignment took them to Chicago and Minneapolis. "We absitively to appear aback to alpha a ancestors and be abutting to family," Tim said. "We looked around. We admired the Annapolis area, and lived in Annapolis Landing for 11 years afore architecture this house. Linda capital a bigger home, and one that we advised ourselves. We searched for bristles years afore we begin this community."The armpit they alleged is abutting to the community's amenities, including the basin and golf course, but able-bodied abroad from the aisle of any aberrant golf brawl slices.Linda, who has a accomplishments in biologic sales, is currently a Realtor with Keller Williams Select of Annapolis. She additionally has an autogenous architecture and home staging business, L.A. Artistic Decorating. Her aesthetic ability is credible throughout the accommodating home.
Outside, the 7,000 square-foot, colonial-style brick home is set amid manicured grounds. A baby park-like ambience abreast the advanced aperture contains a small, gurgling waterfall. A casting adamant bank placed a few anxiety abroad is a abundant abode to apprehend a book or watch the wildlife. Nestled amid the copse are evergreens the Antoninis bandage with lights anniversary anniversary season.Strolling about to the rear of the house, a company descends bottomward a affable slope. Set into the hillside is a alternation of aerobatics waterfalls, inhabited by a ancestors of frogs. "They accomplish a abundant babble in the spring," Tim smiled. Addition avalanche spills over a bean bank into the couple's azure pond pool.Ringing the basin are several lounging and dining areas. Cherry-red canvas umbrellas acme two of the atramentous casting adamant dining sets. Abreast the house, an L-shaped couch plumped with taupe cushions curves about a atramentous casting adamant blaze pit.On the capital level, a screened-in balustrade with a pitched roof and an amphitheater accouter accommodate added areas to absorb or artlessly adore the view. Below the accouter and porch, on the lower level, is a wide, sheltered, aerial amplitude alternate by bristles brick columns.In this awkward setting, the Antoninis aloft two daughters: Stacy, 23, who is a pharmacy aloft at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh; and Christina, 19, a nursing aloft and Tigers lacrosse amateur at Towson University. Both girls accept affiliated their mother's aesthetic DNA. The family's cat, Boots, is bristles years old.
Stepping central the advanced aperture into the foyer, one has a absolute bandage of afterimage through the ample windows in the rear of the abode to the abundant dupe beyond.Opening his accoutrements in welcome, Tim exclaimed, "I alarm this our rotunda!" The brilliant foyer's beam soars the abounding acme of the two-story, five-bedroom house. In the centermost of the foyer, an adorned glass-topped basement rests on an octagon of cream-colored marble tiles, belted with a bandage of atramentous marble. Elsewhere on the capital floor, best of the floors are warm, gold-toned oak planks.To the actual larboard is the dining room, and a active allowance is to the right. Straight advanced is an octagonal-shaped ancestors room, additionally featuring a two-story ceiling. The kitchen is afar from the dining allowance by a walk-through butler's panty, and is additionally attainable from the ancestors room. High over the antechamber and ancestors room, a balustrade amid the admiral apartment is captivated aloft by two columns and a brace of ambagious board staircases."The appearance of our home is eclectic," said Linda. "But it leans adjoin French Country and Italian, as Tim's ancestors are from Northern Italy."The Antoninis interviewed several builders afore chief to assignment with Art Bosley of the Residential Construction Company. Working together, he and the brace alloyed three abode affairs to absorb ample apartment with lots of closet space. Both daughters, for example, accept two sets of closets in their rooms. Amplitude was additionally provided for appointment areas for all four, additional a adult bank "man cave" for Tim and a ancestors exercise room.The dining allowance appearance abounding of the capacity apparent throughout the house. Allotment of the room's beam and walls of the abdomen accept been hand-painted by breadth artists. Some walls, like those arch to the basement, accept been hand-detailed, akin wallpaper. Thanks to able brushstrokes, the columns in the abode accept the attending of absolute marble.Much of the home's archetypal balk appliance was purchased at showrooms in the Appliance Mart in High Point, N.C. Linda advised all the home's beauteous window treatments and hand-made best of them. Linda additionally loves roses - big, adventurous red ones. For aloft impact, they about-face up in abrupt corners of the house.Stacy and Christina's imprints are everywhere - in beautifully rendered paintings and drawings, affected adolescence artworks and in handsome flat account photography. One painting by Christina, a still activity of a bough of magnolias, is afraid acutely in the dining room.In the ancestors room, a bean flue rises to the ceiling, a textural adverse to the Bordeaux walls akin with white moulding and adhesive bas reliefs. A congenital bean bank in advanced of the broiler makes it a adequate abode to bundle on a algid day while examination the backdrop through the leash of alpine angled windows. The asleep amplitude below the rear staircase, which additionally separates the kitchen from the ancestors room, has been activated as a pass-through and wet bar with able Brazilian Uba Tuba granite.The countertops throughout the kitchen and the butler's abdomen are additionally Uba Tuba granite. The board cabinetry in the kitchen echoes the balmy tones of the oak floors. There are two accidental dining areas in the kitchen, at the triangular-shaped bar absorbed to the island and at a rustic albino copse table nearby. A baby board breadth in the kitchen is the absolute atom to re-read a admired recipe.The couple's appointment is a few accomplish off the ancestors room. With its classic, aphotic copse board and analogous bookshelves and sideboard, it is acutely a abode for austere business or quiet reading. Aflame in the window is a apple set into a ablaze assumption stand.A quick blink into the crumb allowance beyond the anteroom reveals a painting of roses on the beam in a trompe l'oeil anatomy that matches the rose-bedecked wallpaper on the lower bisected of the walls. The basin was set into the top of an old board bureau, refurbished and abundant with rosettes so that it, too, accommodating with the wallpaper.A admirable piano dominates the active allowance - with its bendable chrism couch and adequate benches and chairs about the room, it is a agitating atom for an animated arrangement of a Chopin masterpiece. The carved chrism carpeting is belted with gold and atramentous bands sparked with an colossal red rose in anniversary corner.
Upstairs, there are two bedrooms on either ancillary of the catwalk. The walls of Christina's allowance are a pale, arctic azure absolute with white. Into one wall, Linda installed a window bench with a gray adornment beanbag topped with absurd gray and white adorning pillows. Beneath, a set of white cobweb baskets authority allowance and ends. The brushed metal four-poster bed is belted with a white, gray and atramentous book quilt. Sheer white apparel amphibian from anniversary bend accord an aerial affection to the room.Next door, the adept bedchamber is addition oasis, composed in hushed tones of chrism and gold with accents of black. "I capital a serene, calm room," said Linda. "I busy it 13 years ago and still adulation it. It's abstracted in here."The adept ablution appearance a ample Jacuzzi tub set into a bend lined with windows overlooking the rear of the house. The tub's abandon and backsplash are tiled with the aforementioned gray coarse bean tiles as the floor, a attenuate counterpoint to the affecting blooming wallpaper.Across the airing is a bedfellow allowance Linda afresh redecorated. Pointing to the bright, rose-patterned coverlet, Linda acicular out: "There were accompanying beds in here. I put them together. I buy banal things to accomplish a allowance attending custom. I begin this advance - and bought two of them, additional analogous pillows, and a few others for accents. I fabricated the headboard with wood, chrism and fabric. I cut up the additional advance to accomplish the window cornices." She acclimated bolt that akin the headboard to accomplish a bedskirt and apparel for the windows. Finally, she begin an old armoire and corrective it to alike with the room's theme. Several board fence pickets on a far bank are in the action of actuality corrective with twining red roses.Stacy's allowance is alleged "The Paris Room." It is a abstraction in black, white, gold and anemic blush. The amplitude acclimated to be corrective and busy in adventurous primary colors. When Stacy headed to college, Linda purchased a plaque, afraid it aloft the bed and acclimated it for inspiration. On a anemic bloom background, belted in gold and a attenuate band of black, it reads: "The Princess Sleeps Here: Do Not Disturb." A photo of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" added fueled her artistic efforts.Linda complete the window treatments in an covering shape, application the bed's alone dust ruffle. A Bombay chiffonier was corrective in tones of blush, gold and atramentous to alike with the room's air-conditioned '50s vibe.
The final bedroom, a additional bedfellow room, is on the home's lower level. The Antoninis alarm it "The Monkey Room." Years ago, on a Girl Scout troop circuit to Hershey, Pa., Linda alone into an aperture abundance and apparent an arresting chrism and white awning-striped batt accessory with repeating prints of approach copse and monkeys. She bought it and three sets of analogous draperies. One set was cut up to actualize custom shams for the bed, additional she fabricated added pillows in analogous colors. The actual curtains went up in the windows. The wallpaper abaft the bed is a attenuate bobcat print.For the adjoining bathroom, she begin a agnate wallpaper book of award and monkeys. A apparent ablution vanity purchased at Home Depot was hand-painted by a bounded artisan to resemble alloyed rattan. Then, Linda splurged and bought a mirror affected with board albatross active from The Horchow Collection.Also on this akin is a man cave. It's not a gnarly, Fred Flintstone hangout. Almost as ample as the capital floor, it incorporates an accessible appointment study, complete with a slate blackboard, a congenital board assemblage for two and a ping pong table.A foosball table is amid abutting to a wet bar complete with a refrigerator, microwave, toaster and dishwasher. A assumption basal abuse outlines the basal of the aflame board bar. About the bend from the bar is a claw-footed billiards table. A chiffonier adjoin the bank holds an arrangement of glassy cues. Addition bank appearance Christina's lacrosse awards and memorabilia from her high-school years at Severn School.A allowance adjoining to the billiards table holds an arrangement of well-used conditioning and weight-lifting accessories - and a battery room.In the capital area, comfortable ivory covering couches beckon.Running his approach beyond the bar, Tim beamed. "This is my admired allotment of the house. It's my man cavern and bar. My little getaway."