House of the Week: Skaneateles home is reminiscent of an Italian villa

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Beyond the foyer is the formal dining room, with a vaulted ceiling, picture frame molding, twin pendant chandeliers and silk draperies imported from Italy. The room, adjacent to the open plan kitchen and family room, easily accommodates a table for 12 and has a wall of windows with a wide view of the lake.

A glass door at one end of the dining room opens to a covered stone veranda,It offers everything you need from Book scanner, outdoor lighting, to home decor and furniture. trimmed with wrought iron.Shop for high quality wholesale rattan pendant lamp products on DHgate and get worldwide delivery. This veranda and a second on the side of the house -- accessible through two sliding glass doors in the family room -- meet at an open-sided, copper-topped turret on the front corner of the house. The ceiling of the turret's roof is lined with a custom mahogany beadboard, illuminated with indirect lighting and a wrought iron chandelier.

On the lower level of the turret is an octagon wine-tasting room adjacent to a wine cellar with a dishwasher,Shop our contemporary lighting range online at Dunelm Mill, the UKs largest store for homeware and soft furnishings. Buy online today. refrigerator,Shop Pottery Barn for a large selection of wall sconces, Led light and reading lamps. Add style to any room with expertly crafted wall sconces, lamps and wall ... freezer, wine cooler and racks designed to store 500 bottles. The two rooms have heated stained concrete floors and are finished with barn siding and stone. Arched copper and glass doors, reminiscent of those perhaps found in a castle's cellar, protect the stores and open to another covered veranda shaded by stone arches.

Peggy said the wine-tasting room and cellar, the verandas and the open-sided turret offer an exciting setting for parties. She especially enjoys using the dramatic lighting, including lights trained on the Concord grapevines at the end of an elevated walkway. And when not gazing at the lake, guests can enjoy viewing the terraced landscape with huge granite boulders Jimmy placed there himself.

The 23- by 23 1/2-foot family room has an elaborately carved American cherry coffered ceiling, a limestone-fronted gas fireplace and a wall of windows.

The adjoining gourmet kitchen has mahogany cabinets, also hand-crafted by Bartolotta. One side of the kitchen serves as a baking station with its own sink, oven, built-in microwave and pastry island. The kitchen also features a pasta faucet installed above a six-burner stainless steel gas range with dual electric convection ovens. A dedicated coffee pantry and a separate walk-in pantry are well hidden. A curved two-tiered, granite-topped breakfast bar with seating for five loosely hugs a round vintage-style island, set below a chandelier imported from Italy.

A staircase, which the Spanos refer to as the family staircase because its walls are covered with family photos, ascends from the kitchen to a sitting room in the cupola.

In a wide hall adjacent to the kitchen is a powder room with a glass vessel sink atop a marble-topped vanity. Above it, a tall beveled mirror is framed with custom mosaic tiles.

A third staircase travels from the back hall to the second-floor master suite.

The master bedroom has cathedral ceilings, skylights, his and hers closets and a flat screen TV above a gas fireplace, which is flanked by sliding glass doors that open to a private balcony.

The master bath has his and hers sinks set in granite atop custom cabinetry. The walk-through shower has multiple shower heads set in a concave wall of travertine tile, opposite a curved wall of glass block. There is a separate room for the commode and bidet and a separate steam room and shower.Offering a wide variety of Chandelier fixtures for the garden, patio lights, and outdoor lighting fixtures to complement your home.

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