Modern patio chairs are an unexpected — yet comfortable — alternative to bulky armchairs.
A wood ceiling, tall ferns and a trendy Breton striped floor rug add to the seaside vibe of this living room. The wall-to-wall windows allow for expansive views to the lake, making you feel like you're sitting on a beach.
For more beachy and nautical rooms, see our Seaside-Inspired Interiors photo gallery.
See more of this beautiful home in the May 2008 issue.