Las Vegas, NV
This Italian villa was designed to provide the owners with a sense of the old world style of Italy. The U shaped house surrounds a private courtyard, complete with a central fountain to provide a gentle distraction from street noise. Attention to detail is evident, decorative wrought iron is used inside and out, intricately carved corbels adorn the cornice and substantial columns support the covered patio. Decomposed granite is used in the entry courtyard for the feeling of driving into a remote, regional villa. The home boasts a below grade wine cellar with a barrel vaulted brick ceiling and adjacent tasting room, gourmet kitchen with professional grade appliances and multiple french doors to the courtyard provide cross ventilation and easy access from anywhere in the home.