Theory Design’s Vice President of Design Ruta Menaghlazi is creating the interior design for Seagate Development Group’s furnished Bal Harbour model now under construction at Hill Tide Estates, a 9.98-acre gated enclave on the southern tip of Boca Grande being developed by Seagate. The Bal Harbour is one of three models available for purchase at Hill Tide Estates. Seagate’s completed Captiva model is open for viewing and also features an interior design by Ruta Menaghlazi. Theory Design was named recipient of a 2019 Aurora Award for the Captiva’s interior in the Best Interior Design of a Home Priced over $2 million category. Seagate was presented an Aurora Award for the Captiva in the Best Single-Family Detached Home Over 4,000 Square Feet category. In addition to the Bal Harbour and the Captiva, BCB Homes’ Beacon model is in development.
Hill Tide Estates’ on-site sales personnel are located in the Captiva model. Seagate is providing private Captiva model showings by appointment only. Showing appointments can be made by contacting Seagate’s Heath Seckel at 863.207.2586 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seagate also provides virtual tours via GoTo Meeting, Zoom, or Facetime.
Designed by RG Designs, the three-level Bal Harbour floor plan includes 5,198 square feet under air on the two living levels. The plan’s ground level entry and a front porch are flanked by two oversized garages. In addition to the garage areas, the ground level includes massive storage spaces that are perfect for storing beach, fishing, and boating gear. A ground level foyer provides access to an elevator and a staircase that lead to the living levels. The first living level will showcase a spacious great room, an island kitchen, dining area, study, and a second master suite. The entire living area, including the study and second master suite, open to a deck with a pool and spa, and to an outdoor living area with conversation and dining areas, an outdoor kitchen, and a pool bath. The second living level features a bonus room with a wet bar, the master suite, and two VIP guest suites. The bonus room, master suite, and one of the VIP guest suites open to a comfortably sized deck that will offer an ideal place to enjoy sunsets over the Gulf. The deck overlooks the pool and outdoor living area.
Ruta’s interior design for the Bal Harbour model will convey a relaxing combination of coastal, rustic, and modern styles. The “at the beach” motif will be established by the home’s white windows and trim, a striking standing seam metal roof, and Hardy-Board siding. Inside, white linen and soft grey wall tones will be contrasted by grey, navy blue, and pear green accents. The color palette will play against brushed light oak hardwood flooring. The staircase will feature horizontal iron railings, white risers, and treads that match the light oak hardwood flooring. Painted or stained ship-lap wainscoting and ceiling details will be presented in select areas of the home. The cabinetry in the kitchen and baths will be white wood with relaxed weathered finishes that will be featured in combination with leathered counter surfaces. The first living level’s outdoor living area will provide a relaxing retreat, complete with an infinity edge pool with a spa and sun shelves.
The second living level will continue the design’s emphasis on creating a relaxed ambiance and will feature a wet bar in the spacious bonus room as well as a morning bar. The master suite will include two large walk-in closets and a bath with separate vanities, a free-standing tub, and a walk-in shower.
Seagate’s completed Captiva model includes 4,865 square feet under air and 11,184 square feet under roof. The ground level features two garages and a lower foyer. The first living level includes a great room, island kitchen, and dining area that open to the lanai, a study, and the master suite. The master bath features separate vanities, a free-standing tub, and a walk-in shower. A staircase leads to the second level that presents three guest ensuites and a bonus room with a wet bar. In addition to a pool and spa, the outdoor living area includes a pool bath, outdoor kitchen, and an outdoor dining area. Ruta’s design for the Captiva’s interior conveys a coastal feeling. Beige walls, blue and turquoise accents, and light oak flooring provide a connection to the community’s beachfront setting.
The Captiva’s lower foyer presents an open ceiling soaring to the top of the second living level. A staircase leads to the great room where sliders open to the pool deck and outdoor living area. The great room ceiling features beam details with tongue and groove trim. The feature wall showcases a media console and a television flanked by art selections. Furnishings include a sectional sofa, a console in white and medium wood tones, a cocktail table, a wicker end table, and wicker side chairs with light fabric.
The kitchen’s island’s grey finish plays against a quartzite counter. Barstools with tweed fabric and pendant lights provide a gathering place. The perimeter cabinetry is finished in white and features upper cabinets with glass door fronts and windows at the back. A gas Wolf range features a deep grey wooden hood. Other appliances include a stainless-steel SubZero refrigerator/freezer, a Wolf microwave drawer, and two Asko dishwashers. A walk-in pantry features a SubZero icemaker, Whirlpool refrigerator, and a washer and dryer.
A dining table with rattan chairs seats eight in the dining area. A door opens to the outdoor living area and pool deck. The outdoor kitchen features a gas grill, undercounter refrigerator, Nature Kast cabinetry, and granite countertops. A gas fireplace with a floor to ceiling stone wall is adjacent to the grill. A sectional sofa provides seating at the fireplace. A dining table features a greyish finish to match dining chairs with cream cushions. The pool deck is finished with tan porcelain tile.
In the study, double doors open to a covered deck. The space features an angled tongue and groove ceiling with a white finish. Furnishings include a white hickory desk, a console table, a sofa and side table, side chairs, and artwork.
The master bedroom is finished in beige and white. The bed features a beige upholstered headboard with flanking tan nightstands. A morning bar with a grey base cabinet, a quartzite countertop, and a SubZero undercounter refrigerator is in a hallway leading to the master bath that features stone flooring and grey-toned cabinetry with quartzite counters.
Two of the second living level’s guest suites open to sundecks. The bonus room opens to a covered deck and features a wet bar. A furniture piece graces the wall on the opposite side of the room. Other furnishings include a beige sofa, side tables, a cocktail table, and side chairs.
In addition to the models at Hill Tide Estates, Theory Design is creating the interiors for Seagate Development Group’s luxurious models in Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, Quail West, Talis Park, and Esplanade Lake Club.
Theory Design also created the interior for a new two-story, 13,000 square-foot office building that serves as the corporate headquarters for Theory Design and Seagate Development Group. The headquarters is located at 9921 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33913. For additional information, visit TheoryDesign.com.
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