Tuscan Style Outside Kitchen Living

These homeowners loved their outdoor space, complete with a pool and deck, but wanted to better utilize the space for entertaining with the full kitchen experience and amenities. This update was designed keeping the Tuscan architecture of their home in mind. We built a cabana with an Italian design, complete with a kegerator, ice maker, fridge, grill with custom hood and tile backsplash and full overlay custom cabinetry. A sink for meal prep and clean up enhanced the full kitchen function. A cathedral ceiling with stained bead board and ceiling fans make this space comfortable.

Additionally, we built a screened in porch with stained bead board ceiling, ceiling fans, and custom trim including custom columns tying the exterior architecture to the interior. Limestone columns with brick pedestals, limestone pavers and a screened in porch with pergola and a pool bath finish the experience, with a new exterior space that is not only reminiscent of the original home but allows for modern amenities for this family to enjoy for years to come.

In this homeowners’ own words:
“Someone who does NOT cut corners, who appreciates quality workmanship and will do what it takes to make it so. It definitely met, if not WELL exceeded, our expectations. We LOVE it. People can’t believe it is an addition, they say it looks like it has always been there. Best compliment ever.”

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This home won a Master Design Award.

Location: Meridian Kessler, IN

Unique Features:

  • Full overlay custom cabinetry
  • Spanish Cotto clay and Italian mosaic tile
  • Red clay terracotta clay roof
  • Pool cabana houses premiere outdoor kitchen experience
  • Cathedral ceiling with stained bead board
  • Pergola connecting the cabana to the screened in porch

Credits: Demerley Architects

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