It's less than a two hour drive to Cindy's from Rough Luxe ranch near Monterey, California, but, it feels worlds away from our bustling city life in San Francisco.
We sat here near a crackling fire and drank delicious local wines before dinner. The view was beautiful and this photo doesn't do it justice.
The style is Monterey Colonial.
Dinner was in their casually elegant dining room with lush linen drapes and monogrammed dining chairs, but I can't show it as it will be published in a magazine soon...stay tuned for details at Rough Luxe. I know I will buy the magazine!
Nice color combo with the traditional terra-cotta floors.
Cindy and her husband have amazing antiques. Isn't this a great guest room? Notice the beams, vintage suzani throws and zebra rug.
This is the guest room that we stayed in...I loved it! I felt so special that even though Cindy and I have not know each other for long, she invited us to spend the night in their home.
Silence in the country with a breeze from the open window...
How will they feel about staying in our place with a white noise machine on to drown out the cable car that ends at 1 am and starts up at 5:45 am? Perhaps a big dinner and lots of wine and they won't notice :)
Cindy gave me some pomegranates like hers below from her tree. I will show you how I arranged them, along with some other new Fall décor in our home in my next post.
Who has hardware like this anymore?
Thanks, Cindy for a magical time!