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New Home: Eco Design Goes Victorian

Energy-and-water-saving features hide in a Victorian-looking farmhouse

Written by Amy Elbert
  • Luca Trovato
  • Luca Trovato

    Bench cushion ("Sunscreen"/Gold, Light Blue, Light Green #2105401): Fabricut, 800/999-8200,
    Sheer drapery ("Stripe Sheer"/Tan #ST602, Woven Collection): Kathryn M. Ireland Textiles & Design, 310/246-1906,
    Drapery ("Ajmir"/Vert #1424-48, by Manuel Canovas): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900,
    Drapery hardware: Orion Ornamental Iron, 877/476-6278,
    Chairs; table: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Porter"/Sage #8881, discontinued): Pindler & Pindler, 805/531-9090,
    Wall sconces (antique): Santa Barbara Lights, 805/884-0535,
    Paint: custom.
    Pillows; vase: owner's collection.
    Flooring (reclaimed from Utah bridge): owner's collection.

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    Flooring and fireplace mantel (recycled woods): Allen Associates, 805/884-8777,
    Rug (from Istanbul); sofa; russet-colored sofa pillow; coffee table (antique); secretary (antique); sconces (antique): owner's collection.
    Sofa fabric ("Sandpiper"/Natural #25823-1): Kravet, 888/457-2838,
    Green throw pillows ("Foglia Figured Woven"/Pine #89764-450): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880,
    Pillow trim (#T30368-934): Kravet, 888/457-2838,
    Yellow throw pillows ("Bryce"/Sunflower, discontinued): Pindler & Pindler, 805/531-9090,
    Pillow trim ("Rustica Cord"/Nugget): Robert Allen, 800/333-3777,
    Ceiling light (antique): Santa Barbara Lights, 805/884-0535,
    Art: Waterhouse Gallery, 805/962-8885,
    Paint: custom.
    Brick fire surround: Santa Barbara Stone & Masonry Supplies, 805/963-5891.
    Candle sconces flanking fireplace: Santa Barbara Lights, 805/884-0535,
    Mirror over mantel: Cabana Home, 877/214-0200,

  • Luca Trovato
  • Luca Trovato

    Table and chairs; sideboard (vintage Duncan Phyfe); rug (from Istanbul); chandelier (found and restored); accessories: owner's collection.
    Table lamp (antique tea tin): Summerland Antique Collective, 805/565-3189.
    Drapery ("Rennie"/Gold, Beige #0514302): Vervain, 800/611-8686, Drapery trim ("Triompe"/Blue, Red #3104711): Fabricut, 800/999-8200, Sheer Roman shades ("Highland"/linen scrim in Cream): Carol's Roman Shades, 800/422-1210,
    Drapery hardware: Orion Ornamental Iron, 877/476-6278,
    Paint: custom.

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    Perimeter countertop (Slatescape): Rockmart Slate Corporation, 877/752-8331,
    Island countertop: Carrara marble.
    Cabinetry; cabinetry finish: custom.
    Cabinetry hardware: Restoration Hardware, 800/910-9836, Flooring: cement tiles.
    Shelf corbels: recycled from original house.
    Tile; border tile: NS Ceramic, 805/962-1422,
    Window treatment ("Stripe Sheer"/Blue #ST604, Woven Collection): Kathryn M. Ireland Textiles & Design, 310/246-1906,
    Refrigerator ("Profile"): GE Appliances, 800/626-2005,
    Beverage center: Sub-Zero Inc., 800/222-7820,
    Range ("Epicure," 48-inch): Dacor, 800/793-0093,
    Vent: Vulcan Vent, 916/652-7424,
    Kitchen sink: Rohl, 800/777-9762,
    Faucet: Grohe, 800/444-7643,
    Drinking water: Aquel,
    Dishwasher: Miele, 800/843-7231,
    Pendant lights over island; oven hood: owner's collection. Sconce over window (custom): Steven Handelman Studios, 805/962-5119,
    Paint: custom.
    Bar stool ("La Tour Counter Stool"/Semois Blue): Pierre Deux, 888/743-7732,

  • Luca Trovato
  • Luca Trovato

    Chairs: The Pine Trader Antiques, 805/688-8700.
    Window treatment ("Stripe Sheer"/Blue #ST604, Woven Collection): Kathryn M. Ireland Textiles & Design, 310/246-1906,
    Shades ("Chloe"/Blue): Pierre Deux, 888/743-7732,
    Chandelier; table covers; accessories: owner's collection.
    Paint: custom.

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    Chair: Barcalounger,
    Library table (antique); accessories: owner's collection.

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  • Luca Trovato
  • Luca Trovato

    Bed ("Acorn"): Kolkka Furniture, 650/327-5001,
    Mattress: Land and Sky Organic, 800/755-7667,
    Drapery ("Milford"/Gold #2008156-424): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563,
    Roman shades ("Capri"/Soft White): Roman Shades, 800/422-1210,
    Tables: Nadeau, Table lamps: owner's collection.
    Bed skirt: Anthropologie, 800/309-2500,
    Bedding: Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674,
    Chandelier ("Barcelona"/Black #CH121): Steven Handelman Studios, 805/962-5119,
    Chair: Sofa U Love, 818/504-9922,
    Chair fabric; pillow on chair: owner's collection.
    Paint: custom.

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    Tile; decorative tile border: NS Ceramics, 805/962-1422,
    Vanity countertop: Carrara marble.
    Sinks; tub: Kohler, 800/456-4537,
    Sink faucets; tub faucet: Rohl, 800/777-9762,
    Tub lights: Cree, 800/533-2583,
    Lighting: Steven Handelman Studios, 805/962-5119, Drapery: Osborne & Little, 877/322-7420,
    Paint: custom.


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