Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Cathedral Tour of Homes 2014 is this weekend

When looking at the Cathedral Tour of Homes site a few weeks ago, I saw a vignette from one of the houses on tour this year and immediately recognized that it was from one of my favorite houses.   I profiled the house in depth on my blog in 2009; Cote de Texas featured the house in 2012 when writing a story about the houses of designer Ginny Magher.   The house was featured on the cover of Veranda magazine in 2006, and was also featured in one of my favorite coffee table books, The Houses of Veranda.  Although I wrote about this house, and drive by it all of the time, I have never been inside and am counting the days until the tour, which takes place Sunday, February 2, 2014.

This beautiful house was designed by Yong Pak, and built by designer Ginny Magher.  John Howard created the landscape plan and design.  This image of the exterior is from my blog post in 2009, from the real estate listing that was current at the time of my post. 

The cover of Veranda from March-April 2006, when the house was owned by designer Ginny Magher.

A different view of the dining room, from the current real estate listing.  I love the new chandelier that is in the space. The chairs and table look like they might have stayed with the house.

A view of the dining room from the other side of the room, from the real estate listing.  The attention to detail in the architecture and design is extraordinary.

A view of the kitchen, from my old blog post (using an image from the real estate listing at the time).

I really like this view of the kitchen, from the current real estate listing.  This is from the perspective of the family room, which is adjacent to the kitchen.

This beautiful house is currently on the market, with all new real estate pictures. I believe the home was owned by Ginny Magher when it was photographed for Veranda, but the new owners appear to have purchased many of the furnishings.  There is certainly a similar look and feel, and the French style of décor is alive and well in this house. It is truly an incredible house from an architecture, design, and landscape perspective, and I can’t wait to see it in real life!

The Cathedral Tour of Homes takes place this Sunday, February 2, from 11 am – 4 pm.  This house is just one of the beautiful houses on tour this Sunday  (another house on the tour was featured in House Beautiful in 2008).  For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the Cathedral Antique Show website at http://www.cathedralantiques.org/#!tour-of-homes/c1aqe.  

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  1. i LOVE banquettes on the backside of islands-always fun to see. thx for showing!

  2. How fun Holly to get to see a home you have admired for so long! I remember this house well myself and after seeing the magazine spread was so in love with many of the rooms especially the dining room, the master bath and living and kitchen. Great spaces, beautifully decorated. I hope you will tell us all about it was it as pretty in person! Hope you have fun on the tour!

  3. This is my favorite home tour in Atlanta. It's supposed to rain in Sunday, but that won't keep me away.

  4. I devoured every page of this issue and so wish I was going to be in Atlanta to see. I do love a house tour and this look like a great one...hope y'all are digging out of the snow as we are trying to do in NC.

  5. Oh, goodie!! House Tour...can't wait!! franki

  6. I love your blog! It's especially good reading on this snowy day.

  7. Really wish I was in Atlanta for this one!

  8. What a phenomenol and amazing home, thank you for sharing this gorgeous home with us!

  9. Your first image has been my iPad home screen for a few years :) LOVE!

  10. Holly I adore this home! The exterior is so enticing!
    Wish I could be there for the tour!
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