Welcome to the Southern Living Idea House 2019 - Part 2.  In this post we highlight the interiors of this new-old home situated on Crane Island, Florida. This coastal property was built by Riverside Custom Homes, architects were Jim Strickland and Clay Rokicki from Historical Concepts, and design and decor by Heather Chadduck Hillegas.  All photos were taken by Laurey W. Glenn and styled by Liz Strong for Southern Living. We have included as many Sherwin Williams paint colors and designsources as possible - so when something catches your eye for your own home, you will know where to look!

 Living room with wooden beams and blue and white fabrics and paint colors

 Separated by columns, the Southern Living Idea House Living Room is open to the entry - allowing ambient light to filter in. It boasts the same blue and white…

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14830 East Bluff Road - The Hank Miller Team has just listed this exceptional equestrian property in the heart of Milton GA. Situated on 8.7 pictures acres, this beautifully appointed  home embraces both the equestrian and luxury lifestyle – a rare find.

Milton GA farmhouse painted white with wrap around front porch, brick sidewalk and pea gravel driveway 

Southern Living at its best!  Designed by Tim Bryan and beautifully renovated by the current owners, this sprawling farmhouse boasts quality workmanship and attention to detail throughout. Renovations reflect a traditional style that blends graciously with modern living. 

 Extensive millwork can be found throughout and include custom built ins, detailed moldings, arched entries and coffered ceilings. Library features custom bookshelves and two sets of doors, each leading to separate…

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This past spring Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles produced the Southeastern Designer Showhouse in the heart of Buckhead. A James Means designed home benefitting the Atlanta History Center, the showhouse united top designers from the Southeast. Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine is currently spotlighting this fabulous home in their September magazine issue and website. Their informative article describes the history of the home, room descriptions, designers resources, and beautiful interior and exterior shots. Several months ago the Hank Miller Team along with fellow Harry Norman Luxury Associates were treated to a private event at the home. With the Southeastern Designer Showhouse featured in the September issue of AH&L, we thought this was a good time to…

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What happens when a buyer or seller defaults on a real estate contract? Well in Georgia as of 8/1/2018, the earnest money (good faith money, deposit...) will be of great interest as the ability for the parties to sue is limited. Our friends at Campbell and Brannon, Attorneys at Law provide this concise overview.

When a Buyer Defaults on a Real Estate Contract

real estate lawyer atlantaIn the event this Agreement fails to close due to the default of Buyer, Seller’s sole remedy shall be to retain the earnest money as full liquidated damages. Seller expressly waives any right to assert a claim for specific performance. The parties expressly agree that the earnest money is a reasonable pre-estimate of Seller’s actual damages, which damages the parties agree are difficult to…

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Should you buy a stucco home in Atlanta? A better question might be should you buy a home clad with synthetic stucco or EIFS (Exterior Insulated Finish System)?  This cladding was very popular around Atlanta during the 80’s to early 00’s because of the ease and low cost to install. The foam board installed behind the stucco provides synthetic stuccoadded insulation and the product is very easy for architects to use in design.  Synthetic stucco was meant to be a barrier system that kept water out, but poor installation (mainly flashing issues) can allow water to penetrate and remain unable to escape. Over time, the trapped moisture will eventually eat away sheathing, structural framing, and even interior finishes. Mold, fungal growth and rot are common. Termites are a…

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