Upon stepping through the front door, guests are greeted with a direct shot to the back of the house, where a wall of windows provides ocean views.
Beachside Oasis: Homeowners Mike and Mary Lamach worked with architect Steve Herlong and interior designer David Smith to conjure their vacation home; the symmetrical design is influenced by both Caribbean and Lowcountry architecture.
White leather chairs by Lee Industries flank the kitchen table, which can expand to accommodate 14.
Vintage Charm: In the laundry room, walnut accents and a vintage-inspired Urban Electric light fixture set a nostalgic tone.
Come On Over: Two sofas plus an assortment of armchairs and poufs means there’s plenty of room for large groups, so Mike and Mary, who both hail from Michigan, are always ready to welcome extended family.
Kingsley Bate furnishings make this second-floor oceanfront patio feel like an extension of the family room.
Pecky cypress walls warm up the bunk room, which boasts four beds and two en suite baths.
It’s In the Details: A vintage wood beam and a tile floor embellished with a custom flip-flop mosaic add personality to this bath.
Haute Hallway: A medallion-shaped skylight presides over this second-floor hallway with a custom stair rail designed by David Smith.
This guest bedroom features a Hickory Chair bed and Lee Industries bench and chairs; all were made in North Carolina, near Mike and Mary’s primary residence
Waterworks fixtures and a Walker Zanger mosaic marble tile floor set an elegant tone in this bath.
An I-shaped pool, mirror-image palmetto trees, and luxe Kingsley Bate patio loungers mean the Lamachs’ own yard provides a view that rivals the nearby ocean.
The View from Here: A teak dining table and Currey and Company light fixture set the stage for elegant outdoor dining.
On Isle of Palms, a Charlotte-based couple’s second home melds their love of Caribbean and Lowcountry architecture styles—and makes plenty of room for visiting family and friends