Welcome to Paradise Point

BY: Marnie Oursler


I hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday and are refreshed and recharged for 2022. As we move into the new year, I’m sharing another “Shop This” post, detailing the furnishings and selections for one of our most recent luxury beach retreats: Paradise Point. As you’ll see, the location of this home is extremely unique and I hope it provides inspiration for endless waterfront living possibilities.

Located in Fenwick Island, DE, Paradise Point is a 2,900 square feet bayfront home with panoramic views that evoke feelings of literally living on a boat! The house sits on a peninsula, so in terms of design, we wanted to ensure each room was architecturally appealing, not just from the inside, but also outside from the water.

With this house so close to the water, you may think there are major flooding concerns; however, everything is above base flood elevation. As a backup, all building materials on the first floor are completely waterproof with elevated electrical work. In addition, we installed flood vents on the first floor to minimize structural damage.

A color palette of classic blues and crisp whites run throughout the home with random width white oak floors in a custom white stain for that coastal look. A large, glass, multi-glide door directly off of the kitchen captures amazing bay views. The kitchen also features extra thick porcelain countertops, a blue island with matching blue front glass cabinets, and gorgeous glass mosaic backsplash that glistens in the sunlight.

One of our favorite features of this home is our first ever crab shack! An indoor/outdoor space that can be hosed down after use—ideal for large crab feasts.

Paradise Point is certainly a special place where you can gaze into the bay and wash your worries away.

Architect: Bernardon Design @bernardondesign
Kitchen & Primary Bath Design: Jennifer Gilmer Kitchens & Baths @jennifergilmerkb
Photography: Dana Hoff Photography @danajefferyhoff
Photo Stylist: Kristi Hunter @kristihunter

Paradise Point – Exterior Furnishings

Siding is NuCedar siding in Sherwin-Williams Aleutian Blue

Front door paint color is Sherwin-Williams Dress Blues (high gloss)

Exterior Lighting by Hinkley Lighting (here)

Paradise Point – Kitchen Furnishings

Pine Isle 24” Counter Stools (here)

Dining chairs: End chairs are The Piper by Society Social with custom fabric, side chairs are Chippendale Dining Side Chair by Braxton Culler (here)

Front of cabinet paint color and door is Dress Blues SW 9176 by Sherwin-Williams

Backsplash is Victoria Pearl & White Thassos Marble Polished Mosaic from The Tile Bar

Countertop is Porcelain Calacatta Extra AP from Gramaco (here)

Pendant Lights are Hudson Valley Glendale in aged bronze (here)

Flooring throughout: White Oak random width 3” – 5” – custom invisible stain


 

Paradise Point – Bar Furnishings

Countertop is Porcelain Calacatta Extra AP from Gramaco (here)

Paint color is Dress Blues SW 9176 by Sherwin-Williams

Backsplash is Victoria Pearl & White Thassos Marble Polished Mosaic from The Tile Bar

 

Paradise Point – Screened in Porch

Paradise Bay Swivel chairs (here)

Paradise Bay ottoman also by Braxton Culler

Sliding door by La Cantina Doors

 

Paradise Point – Great Room Furnishings

White chairs are Osborne swivel by Braxton Culler (here)

Couch is Cornerstone Raf Chaise Sectional by Century (here)

Coffee Table is Grasscloth/Bamboo Tray coffee table by J Victor

San Simeon table lamp by Couture

Moroccan side table by Chelsea House (here)

Natural shell side table by Ashley Interiors

Rattan Sideboard by Somerset Bay

Fun fact:

Marnie surprised the homeowners with the ceiling design. She mimicked the diamond grill pattern from the windows onto the ceiling.

 

Paradise Point – Guest Room Furnishings

Sabal bed by Braxton Culler (here)

Serena & Lily Pine Cone Hill bedding (here)

T-Swivel side chair by Cox Furniture

Custom contemporary sandstone wood wall by Marnie Custom Homes

 

Paradise Point – Powder Room Furnishings

Chandeliers by Ro Sham Beaux Gabby 6” nickel blue chunky quartz (here)

Chinois FR. Blue wallpaper (here)

Vanity is Hudson Metal console with washstand from Restoration Hardware in polished nickel

 

Paradise Point – Foyer Furnishings

Staircase chandelier is Ro Sham Beaux Malibu 18” nickel (here)


Paradise Point – Primary Bedroom Furnishings

Braxton Culler Maeve upholstered bed

Bedding is Matouk & Pine Cone Hill

Duvet cover and shams by Serena & Lily

Paint Color is Sherwin-Williams SW 7646 First Star

Armchair is Redondo Chair by Barclay Butera

 

Paradise Point – Primary Bath Furnishings


Sconces are Hudson Valley 5302-PN Briggs Contemporary Polished Nickel Wall Lighting Fixture (here)

Beveled Glass Frame Mirror by Pottery Barn (here)

Blue Accent Tile is Mykonos Harbor Neon Waters Blue 1″x2″ Iridescent Rippled Frosted Glass Pool Tile

Floor tile is Versilia Statuario 3×12 Polished Porcelain Subway Tile

Vanity by Decor Cabinets

 

Paradise Point – Crab Shack Furnishings

Reclaimed door tables by Old Wood Delaware

Wicker Chairs with Cushions are Bar Harbor Club Chairs by Keaton (here)

Paint is Top Sail SW 6217 by Sherwin-Williams

Fan is Aire Gryro by Minka (here)

Cedar decking can be hosed down after the crab feast

 

Paradise Point – Deck Furnishings

Bryndle Root Fire Pit by Frontgate (here)

Adirondack chairs by Mattingly’s in Aldie, VA

Cedar decking

 

Paradise Point – Rooftop Deck Furnishings

Martine Loveseat by Woodard Furniture

Hyannis Port Round table by Windsor Teak Furniture

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