Old World Style

  • Original Entrance of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    Now the back of the home, this is the view one would've seen if approaching from the original gates. Only the spires can be seen from the road at night.   See the Image

  • The Ballroom of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    We would love to know who danced all night in this room, but so far the walls aren't talking.    See the Image

  • The Entrance Today of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    Paint colors were chosen by Philip Shutze so that the home would fade and look like it had been there for hundreds of years.   See the Image

  • Guest Room of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    The guest room includes a peaceful and serene sleeping porch off of it.    See the Image

  • Dining Room of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    All lighting fixtures were chosen by Neel Reid in Europe.   See the Image

  • Powder Room of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta

    Check out the Old School powder room with ladies dressing area.   See the Image

  • Get Busy Living

    When plumbing was replaced several years ago the ceiling was removed; all individual parts were numbered and reinstalled in their original position.   See the Image

  • Wes Anderson Would Be Proud

    There is a painting of the home that hangs in the home; the artist remains unknown.    See the Image

  • Tuscan Villa

    Published 05/30/13 in Houses
    Tuscan Villa with Pool and Balcony

    Tucked into the heart of Wine Country, this Sonoma, Calif., getaway was inspired by the Tuscan villas of Italy. A large wrought-iron balcony overlooks the pool area, and the earthy, warm tones of the…   See the Image

  • Italian Elegance

    Published 05/30/13 in Houses
    Italian-style dining room with spiral staircase

    This Old World-inspired dining room in Sonoma features leather chairs, a rough-hewn wood table and poured concrete floors, which contrast well with the elegance of the sweeping spiral staircase and…   See the Image