Two identical vanity areas are separated by a hall leading to facing master closets.
An outdoor shower and a hot tub offer an expansive water view.

Spa-Like Retreat

NKBA Awards • BATH—First Place

The owner of a new custom home on the Magothy River wanted a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces—and the master bathroom was no exception. Architect Scarlett Breeding and the design team created a spa-like retreat where the stone and glass-tile shower opens directly to a matching outdoor shower and a hot tub with an expansive water view.

Inside the bath, two identical vanity areas are separated by a hall leading to facing master closets. In addition to the glass-enclosed shower, there is also a glass-enclosed water closet. Strategically placed glass panels and high windows provide light, air and privacy. Fixtures by Holly Hunt add dimension.

Casework made by Premier Custom-Built is seamlessly integrated into the architecture—plinths of German raked-oak that soften planes of stone, glass and steel employed throughout the home. Vanities in Macassar ebony cleverly eliminate clutter as do mirrored medicine cabinets that swivel open to reveal storage shelves.

ARCHITECTURE: Scarlett Breeding, AIA, Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects, Annapolis, Maryland. INTERIOR DESIGN: Helen Sullivan, Helen Sullivan Interiors, Washington, DC. BUILDER: Pyramid Builders, Annapolis, Maryland. CABINETS: Premier Custom-Built, New Holland, Pennsylvania. STONE: R. Bratti, Alexandria, Virginia. TILE: Sonoma Tilemakers. FIXTURES: Alape and Frattini.