The Living Room, Kitchen and Dining Room areas flow seamlessly to form the central living area of the Coval House. Views to the gardens abound in all directions, including the view to the upper pond, along the stream and into the lower Koi Pond.
The Living Room is centered around a Green Stone fireplace, with doors and hearth tools crafted by Master Blacksmith Jim Garrett. The cathedral ceiling is made of Costa Rican Guanacaste and Tostado, by craftsman Russ Roepcke and Ken Levien. Both of these woods are now unattainable from Central America. Lindcandescent valence lighting casts a warm glow across the polished wood surface, creating a warm, inviting ambiance in the evening. Windows are wrapped in Guanacaste as well. The floor tile was set by Walt Mountain. An Elan whole house sound system powers speakers built into the Bubinga cabinets on each side of the fireplace.