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Gorgeous, Updated Classic Home

A new addition on a more than 200-year-old home creates lively contrast

Written by Krissa Rossbund
  • Gordon Beall

    Leather sofa; coffee table: owner’s collection.
    Fabric sofa: R. Jones, rjones.com
    Sofa fabric (“Natura Lattice”/Reed, Cognac #9250-09): Glant Textiles Corp., 800/884-5268, glant.com
    Area rug: Odegard, 212/545-0069, odegardinc.com 
    Large painting (by Sally Bowring): Reynolds Gallery, reynoldsgallery.com
    Table under painting; chairs flanking table; narrow end table: Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com
    Chair; desk items: owner’s collection.

  • Gordon Beall

    Round table in front of French doors: The Garden Place, garden-place.com
    Painted four-drawer chest: owner’s collection.
    Drapery (custom, by Boussac): Pierre Frey, 866/707-1524, pierrefrey.com

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Sofa; sofa fabric; pillow fabric: owner’s collection.
    Side table (antique, walnut pedestal table): Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com
    Portrait: by Juliet Wiebe, 804/435-0231.

  • Gordon Beall

    Table; chandelier: Tom Hayes/Toby West Ltd., 404/233-7425.
    Chairs: owner’s collection.
    Chair fabric (“Panthere”/Fond, Creme #0989A/001, by Boussac): Pierre Frey, 866/707-1524, pierrefrey.com
    Chest by French doors: Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com
    Lamps on chest; art: owner’s collection.
    Wall covering (“Faux Bois”): Nobilis, 800/464-6670, nobilis.fr 
    Fabric behind glass doors (“Mirambeau”/Bourgogne #B7542-04, by Braquenie): Pierre Frey, 866/707-1524, pierrefrey.com

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Basket at mantel; small chair by mantel: owner’s collection.

  • Gordon Beall

    Sideboard: owner’s collection.

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Cabinetry: Mako Builders, 804/272-8549.
    Countertops (Jerusalem limestone); cooktop: KDW Home, 877/262-0066.
    Counter stools: owner’s collection.
    Lighting above island (“Jean Michel Cone Light” #10-01997-2401): Niermann Weeks, 212/319-7979, niermannweeks.com

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Oval dining table (custom): Bausman & Co., 909/947-0139, bausman.net
    Host and hostess chairs: Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com
    Chair fabric and trim: Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com
    Side chairs: owner’s collection.
    Chair fabric (“Katsugi”/Link, Sepia #2620930): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com
    Wrought-iron candlesticks; chandelier: owner’s collection.

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Floor lamp; drapery (custom): owner’s collection.
    Sofa; coffee table: through Suellen Gregory Interior Design, 804/359-3100, suellengregory.com
    Sofa fabric (discontinued): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com
    Fringe (custom bullion fringe, by Smith & Brighty): Todd English, 202/488-9788.
    Paisley chair: owner’s collection.
    Chair fabric (“Mirande”/Nutmeg #10447-02): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com
    Etagère to left of mantel: Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall

    Sectional sofa; armchairs; trunk/coffee table; clock; drapery: owner’s collection.
    Sofa fabric (discontinued): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com
    Area rug: Suellen Gregory Interior Design, 804/359-3100, suellengregory.com

  • Gordon Beall

    Chest (fruitwood); side chair: Kim Faison Antiques, 804/282-3736, kimfaisonantiques.com
    Oil painting (by Wolf Kahn): Reynolds Gallery, reynoldsgallery.com

  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall
  • Gordon Beall
  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.