Black window casings, gutters, and ironwork pop against the brick façade, coated in Benjamin Moore’s “Cloud White 967.”
Architect Damien Busillo and builder Roy Mahshie worked together to ensure this marsh-front property is as strong as it is stunning. The back deck features planks of hardy, rot-resistant garapa, and the windows meet impact requirements for hurricanes and high winds.
The comfortably appointed covered back porch overlooks the pool and Ralston Creek.
The ceiling of the sleek indoor poolroom is painted Benjamin Moore “Wrought Iron 2124-10” and, at night, mimics a starry sky.
A walk-in wine cellar located off the foyer houses vintages collected during the family’s global travels.
Bottles are regularly poured—at the perfect temperature, to be sure—via self-serve wine dispensers.
The moody foyer, crushed velvet chairs, and abstract painting by Jill Pumpelly add depth to the living room’s neutral palette.
White oak built-ins match the open-concept kitchen’s custom cabinetry.
With its graphic wallpaper and plaster mirrors, the powder room packs a punch.
Farrow & Ball’s “Down Pipe” covers shiplap in the foyer with its Smokey and the Bandit bottle-cap painting
The palette continues in the husband’s office....
...with Phillip Jeffries grasscloth-covered walls and desk from Restoration Hardware.
Colorful artworks spiff up the utilitarian butler’s pantry.
Boasting a foosball table and big-screen TV, the bunk room—which is situated between the children’s rooms on the top floor—is a dream for sleepovers. Even so, its full bath, balcony access, and quartet of comfy beds make it equally inviting to visiting adults.
In the couple’s bedroom, poplar-clad walls, velvet lumbar pillow (fabric from Ardmore Design), velvet headboard (custom designed by Erickson and upholstered by Powell’s Upholstery), and antiqued glass mirrors layer on the luxe.
White oak cabinetry and a vintage runner warm the marble-clad master bath. The sconces are from Circa Lighting.
An angular, custom-designed bench (over which a coastal scene snapped by Gray Malin hangs) add modern style in spades.
Quartz countertops and a stone-topped Restoration Hardware table make for no-sweat cooking and eating surfaces.
In the poolroom, rattan chairs with cushions in performance fabric are safe for dripping swimsuits.
Walls of painted shiplap in the foyer
The bunk nook make for easy cleanup.
Forget the beach: One Daniel Island family—and their steady stream of visitors—soaks up summer fun at home along the marshy banks of Ralston Creek