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October 26, 1991 - Image 65

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-10-26

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main sitting area and doors leading
out to a terrace under the deck.
Just as contemporary as the great
room but in a more casual vein, the
family room decor features a pale
green carpet, pale green polymix-
painted walls (polymix is a textured
paint), and a beige leather sofa. The
family room's fireplace is bluestone.
A television with screen drops from
the ceiling with the touch of a button.
The billiard room is a departure
from the other rooms. "We closed this
room in," says Mrs. Halsted. "Al-
though it does have doors to the out-
side, the outdoors is not part of the
The goal was to reproduce a cozy,
pub-type atmosphere. Classical col-

umns faux painted green marble
separate the room from the adjacent
hallway, which is floored in green mar-
ble. In the billiard room itself, the
floor is wood with walnut banding.
The green suede walls are outlined
in three-color roping, and have
wainscoting and built-in cabinets. A
traditional billiard fixture, brass and
green glass shades, hangs over the
old-fashioned oak billiard table. II

The man-made
Lake Anna has become
a popular, upscale

Above: The two-
slip boathouse is
reached via a
winding path
through the
Left: The
spacious two-level
deck provides a
spectacular view
of the tranquil

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