Beauty Lies In The Details

Standing on the outside of this three-story, 6,700-square-foot Hartland home, one might easily believe that its inhabitants yield to the traditional.

With its large stone and stucco exterior, and adjacency to the marshland, the newly constructed home seems more reminiscent of a lavish rustic retreat. Behind its walls, however, is a chic and contemporary dwelling where beauty truly lies in the details.

During the home’s recent construction, Karen Kempf, interior designer and owner of an eponymous design firm, worked closely with the home’s architect to execute the homeowners’ modern vision, which largely included international influences awash in an immaculate gray palette, Kempf says.

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