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Modern Monday: Vibrant and Eclectic Modern Design with Traditional Architecture {Video}

December 1st, 2014 | by Michelle

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This stunningly renovated home on uber-tranquil Farquhar Lane offers a flawless mix of traditional form and modern design. Large spaces, high ceilings, huge windows, and expert attention to every minute detail lends this home a sophisticated air of welcome. The incredibly talented homeowners spared no expense in transforming this traditional home into a soft contemporary haven for art, entertaining, and evenings in with the family.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The front doors open to dramatic, sweeping staircase beautifully accented with a custom chandelier. Straight ahead, a unique arched walk-through draws the eye with artful coffee-toned swirls and textured design.

To your right lies a large formal living room with streams of sunlight flooding in from expansive windows. Built-in bookshelves showcase both art and literature, all backed with striking espresso hues. Above your head, the ceiling features lovely beams and papered plaster, giving the perfect appearance of flawless beechwood.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The eye-grabbing fireplace balances the room, with a steel mantel and bronze patina. The large French doors open onto a backyard retreat with a modern pool / art piece, soaring trees, and a detached guest house. Lit from behind, the modern rock water fountain pours five streams of glowing water into the pool below.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Back inside, you’ll discover a beautiful hall with creamy walls and elegant chandeliers as well as another living area perfect for social gatherings.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

On the far right-side of the home, the dining area provides a stunning focal point. A modern masterpiece of chic glass balls hang from the bright yellow-patterned ceiling.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

In the kitchen lends a warm, sunny glow to cooking dinner, with vibrant glass tiles pairing perfectly with the granite countertops.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Enjoy two other fireplaces constructed from Italian and Mexican glass tile.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The beautiful downstairs master offers a spacious retreat from the hectic pace of modern life, with creamy neutrals blanketed with sunlight.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Upstairs, two bedrooms share a beautiful, vibrant bathroom, and each offer large windows and custom lighting. Just down the hall, a rich-hued playroom lends space for playtime or study with its own bathroom.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Completely re-landscaped/ hardscaped by Bonick, the home even features a “living wall” across the back, all resting upon a roomy .43 acres. Schedule a private tour or get more information by clicking here.

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with six offices in Dallas, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

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