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In the dining room, the drinks tray organizes a collection of vintage silver cocktail shakers and accoutrements. Pink peonies from Whole Foods Market.
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Built on the side of a cliff, the back veranda extending off the living room has steps down to the pool and its multiple terraces. This is one of the “cliff houses” of Austin, so named because they’re built on the cliff that overlooks Shoal Creek.
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The 1932 bungalow was added onto two decades ago and yet again in 2010 by Michael Landrum.
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In the entry, an Oushak rug from Edgar Kelly Rugs. Antique Chinese temple from Balinskas. The black Swedish-made bicycle, imported by Sloan/Hall, was a gift of designer Cathy Echols. French bronze-star chandelier from Watkins Culver.
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In the master bedroom, a white-upholstered chair from Watkins Culver stands beside a resin reproduction elephant-foot table. Antique Russian secretary from Howard Hand Antiques. African vintage antler trophies.
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In the master bedroom, a Ming chair from Balinskas substitutes as a nightstand. Hargett lamp by J. Randall Powers, from Circa Lighting.
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Cathy Echols restored the original kitchen cabinetry and hardware but added new counter surfaces — in this case, black soapstone.
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This array of white china, largely amassed from Williams-Sonoma, provides a perfect food backdrop for Andrew, an avid cook.
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Within easy reach in the kitchen, an array of old and new silver cutlery.
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Andrew’s Austin Sup board (a stand-up paddleboard) is propped on the porch, along with an old metal butcher’s table with a vintage marble top from Chateau Domingue. Rabbit-ear cactus in a Provençal pot from Watkins Culver.
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In the dining room, the tiny antique Chinese temple structure was purchased at Blackmon Cruz in Los Angeles and reconceived by Landrum as a light fixture. Belgian-linen-covered chairs are from Custom Creations, and round dining table is from Watkins Culver. Dutch ebony-framed mirror.
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San Miguel de Allende-based artist Santiago Corral’s Apresmidi, 2009. Jacobean-style table. Vintage silver trophy and coffee spoons from Pillsbury-Michel Estate Silver.
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In the dining room, the giant hand-shaped andirons on the hearth are from Blackmon Cruz, Los Angeles.
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In the dining room, the drinks tray with vintage silver cocktail shakers and decanters.
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In the guest bedroom, an antique Venetian mirror attends the bedside. Pillow covered in Fortuny fabric. Distressed Chinese side tables, which Cathy had whitewashed, from Balinskas.
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The guest bath was remodeled with Carrara marble tiles. Polished-nickel bath fixtures from Fixtures & Fittings.
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In the entry, artist Lance Lechter’s bookbinding collage from McMurtrey Gallery hangs above a 16th-century Italian marble console from Howard Hand Antiques. Wooden seats from Balinskas.
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