Front Porch From HGTV Dream Home 2013

In keeping with classic Low Country cottages, this home boasts an elevated front porch, clad in durable garapa wood decking.
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Sturdy tropical hardwood decking is paired with durable aluminum railing, a nautical nod to the home's coastal location.

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In keeping with the tradition of tidewater farmhouses, a front porch offers cover from the midday sun and protection against changeable weather conditions. Mahogany hand rails and front door and Southern yellow pine timbers are among luxury and locally-sourced materials.

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Entry Hall From HGTV Dream Home 2013

Stripped of ornamentation and Zen in aesthetic, the home's humble entry hall hints at a rustic-meets-chic, beachy design scheme.

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