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    Costa Rican Guanacaste and Green Stone provide the foundation for a relaxing, inviting living space. Koi Pond is viewed out the full wall of opening windows.
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    Atrium windows provide warm southern light into the living room.
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    Handmade fireplace doors by master blacksmith Jim Garrett.
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    The renovation of the original Starr home began with the removal of everything down to the framing. Insulation was upgraded with rigid Thermax, walls at R32 and R46 or higher in the ceilings.

Living Room

Exquisite matching fireplace tools in forged steel and Bubinga by Jim Garrett.

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.