Countryside Escapes: Elegant Colonial Estate in Connecticut

With a white picket fence and colonial exterior, this sprawling estate in Southport, Conn., offers a nice change of pace from city living. Neutral hues and traditional furniture create a restful interior, while a covered porch and swimming pool make up the outdoor living areas.

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Photo By: Tria Giovan

Traditional White Country Colonial With Landscaping And White Picket Fence

This charming 1840's sea captain's home in Southport, Connecticut features column details, classic landscaping, and white picket fence.

Classic White Colonial Side Porch With Seating Area and Flagstone Path

A classic white colonial side porch with seating area features a flagstone path and white picket fence with gate.

Classic White Porch With Outdoor Seating And Traditional Landscaping

This classically styled white porch features fluted Ionic columns and traditional landscaping and a comfortable seating area.

Traditional Country Colonial Side Porch With Outdoor Seating

This traditional side porch has black outdoor furnishings with bold black and white striped upholstered cushions.

Classic Black And White Foyer With Stairs And Seating

Architectural elements stand out in this classic foyer featuring strong black and white graphic accents, pendant light and Greek key print canvas rug.

Traditional White Living Room With Black And Gray Accents And Modern Patterns

This comfortable, traditional white living space includes graphic black and white elements and bold patterned accents, providing an edge to the traditional neutral furnishings.

Contemporary White And Neutral Kitchen With Island And Bar Seating

Pale gray cabinetry works beautifully with a stainless steel topped work island with bar seating and statuary marble backsplash.

Traditional Gray Breakfast Nook Banquette With Modern Details And Lighting

A wood and concrete rectangular dining table and roman shades in an abstract fish pattern of greens and grays set the tone for a comfortable and casual place for dining. Built-in banquette seating, modern black dining chairs, neutral cabinets and an iron pendant light complete the space.

Blue And Gray Sitting Area Detail With Modern Cabinet And Floor Lamp

A large abstract canvas found at a local gallery, with soft blues, greens and yellows hangs above a gray shagreen console.

Traditional Blue And Gray Living Room With Upholstered Furnishings

A soft palette of sage and parchment were used in this Living room with tailored but comfortable furniture to draw guests in. Mirrors, unexpected art and antiques provide unique accents to enhance the space. The oversized rectangular room was divided into two seating areas. Custom drapes in a subtle floral pattern flanking the French Doors and large windows are carried throughout the room to provide cohesiveness. Two custom sisal rugs are positioned in each sitting area to define the space.

Traditional Classic Sitting Room With Gray Walls And Blue Tailored Furnishings

A soft palette of sage and parchment were used in this sitting room along with comfortable, tailored furniture to make this living space inviting. Light gray walls, a modern coffee table and floor to ceiling curtains complete the space.

Classic White Formal Dining Room With Seafoam Upholstered Dining Chairs And Modern Chandelier

The focal point of this classic white paneled formal dining room is the 10 arm, mirrored glass chandelier. Original to the home is the bread oven and wood storage bin.

Contemporary Fine Dining Room With Seafoam Upholstered Dining Chairs And Brass Chandelier

This contemporary gray fine dining room features seafoam upholstered dining chairs, white paneled walls, and brass and glass chandelier. The custom dining table has a vintage feel with hand-hewn boards and an ebony finish.

Contemporary Dining Room Detail With Modern Seafoam Velvet Dining Chair

This contemporary dining room detail features a modern seafoam velvet burn out dining chair, traditional dining table and sideboard, and a "study in color" abstract canvas modern wall art.

Masculine Gray Bedroom With Black And White Accessories

The Pierre Frey fabric used for these black and white Roman Shades serves as inspiration for this boys bedroom, featuring a charcoal grey faux shagreen headboard, ebony accent pieces and an antique mirror.

Antique Elements in Masculine Bedroom

This detail features a traditional side table and antique mirror, gray wall color, and modern toile print black and white window shade.

Girls Bedroom With White Bed Linens And Green Curtains

This subtly sophisticated bedroom features a blue upholstered headboard, white and blue bed linens, and bold, green patterned floor to ceiling drapes.

Traditional Gray Bedroom Desk Detail With Green Patterned Curtains

This traditional gray bedroom has a clean, white lacquered Regency desk with neutral upholstered chair and green patterned drapes, adding a touch of glamour to this tranquil room.

Traditional Blue And Gray Bedroom With Upholstered Headboard And Side Chair

This blissful master bedroom in soft blues and whites creates a relaxing environment.

Contemporary Game Room With Board And Batten White Walls And Ceiling

This bright and airy Pool House which once served as the town's dance hall and speakeasy was transformed into a comfortable, functional place for the family to unwind. Large oversized windows provide expansive views of the pool. Functioning as a family space and game room, the room includes white board and batten walls and ceiling, modern blue upholstered sofa and side chairs, modern accessories and lighting, pool table and black bar.

Traditional Classic Multi-Paned Antique Window With Exterior Views

This original Palladian window provides a beautiful view of the pool. The traditional multi-paned antique arched window features white trim and board and batten siding.

Traditional White Country Colonial Pool House With Saltwater Pool And Classic Landscape

Formerly a dance hall, this white colonial pool house and natural salt water pool are accented by outdoor seating and classic landscaping.

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