These Private Houses of Inside Designers Are for Sale


It didn’t take lengthy for the affords to roll in after inside designer Lauren Liess listed her Nice Falls, Virginia, dwelling on the market in early March. Identified for her trademark earthy fashion, Leiss had the five-bedroom residence fully transformed with pure wooden flooring and uncovered beam ceilings that infused the 5,600-square-foot dwelling with a heat, inviting palette. After only one weekend of showings, the six-acre property overlooking a personal pond had an accepted supply on its $2.5 million asking value.

“We had a ton of showings lined up, after which we have been reviewing affords by Sunday,” says itemizing agent Daan De Raedt of Property Collective. “The homeowners picked one of the best one, and now we’re below contract.” 

There’s little debate on the worth of inside design relating to promoting a house. It usually helps a property promote quicker, and for the next value, providing a bigger return on the funding, housing consultants say. 

So what occurs when an inside designer places a house in the marketplace that embodies their very own private fashion? Right here’s a take a look at properties presently on the market owned by individuals who spend their days creating stunning areas for different individuals. The timing of their listings couldn’t be higher: U.S. dwelling costs are rising on the quickest tempo in 15 years, reflecting how fiercely patrons are competing for a restricted provide of properties in practically each nook of the nation.

Inside the grand dining room of Robert Couturier's Kent home

Contained in the grand eating room of Robert Couturier’s Kent dwelling 


Robert Couturier, Kent, Connecticut 

Value: $5,900,000 

Brokerage: William Pitt Sotheby’s

Architect and inside designer Robert Couturier has been translating detailed visions into masterful interiors for many years. So it’s little shock that his own residence would bask in those self same elegant, modern design traits. Set towards the backdrop of North Spectacle Lake in South Kent, the four-bedroom house is surrounded by in depth, formal gardens created by Miranda Brooks. Couturier designed the classically-inspired 4,048 sq. foot residence in 2001 on a 14-acre property abutting a land belief. The grounds embrace a 1710 guesthouse, two-car storage, and Gunite pool. Every room of the residence enjoys both views of the non-public lake or gardens.

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A horse stands tall exterior of Dixon Path, initially designed by legendary architect Paul Williams.

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