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Top right: The great room's
high ceilings, arched entry and
banks of French doors, frame a
cozy fireside seating area and
an opulently set round table for
festive family dinners. Original
hand-painted art by Patti
Gallardo of Commerce
Township mimics a Jules
Charret vintage poster.
Right: A canvas transfer of
Rafael's angels, brought back
from a trip to Rome, hangs
above the bed in the master
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Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30-6
Below: Sharon designed all of
the kitchen cabinets in maple
with a champagne finish.
Granite countertops and floors
Harris Marcus barstools. The
home boasts an additional full
kitchen in the lower level,
along with a spa, home theater
and bedroom suite.
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Come to shop, dine or play...spend a weekend or a day! However you
experience Birmingham, three words are sure to mark your time with
us: Style. Service. Sophistication! With a variety of eclectic boutiques,
restaurants and shops, Birmingham combines the perfect blend
of outdoor ambiance, with arts and entertainment.
For a calendar of events, or a guide to Downtown Birmingham, contact
us at (248) 433-3550 or visit us online at www.enjoybirmingham.com
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ed seven-car garage to accommo-
date his prized collection, and his
library, complete with custom
cherry wood cabinets and flooring.
John also designed four of the five
fireplaces and chose hand-painted
wallpapers to mimic European
designs of the 18th and 19th cen-
turies. Additionally, he oversaw the
7,000 linear feet of hand-carved
crown mouldings, and designed
the ornate staircase balusters.
Sharon calls John a true
Renaissance man. "He even
obtained a nursery license, hired a
crew and did all of the landscaping
in three weeks," she says.
Inside and out, Villa Cini
reflects the tastes and lifestyle of
its owners. "It's our dream home,"
Villa Cini will be featured on the Groves High School Heart of the
Home Tour, 12-4 p.m., Feb. 8. The tour includes homes in Franklin,
Beverly Hills and West Bloomfield. Tickets are available for $20 at
Groves High School, Twelve Mile and Evergreen roads, and the
Apple Tree Room in Franklin. Call 626-2231 for information.