SUMMER LIVING...FKA STYLE / by Mitchell Peterson

SUMMER LIVING...FKA STYLE

JUNE 10, 2015


FKA's Cove House is featured among 17 of the most fabulous outdoor spaces in Austin, in the lastest issue of Austin Home Magazine.  

The first thing visitors say when they enter this Lake Austin home is “How is this possible?” Located on a peninsula, the home is surrounded on two-and-a-half sides by water, and thanks to being built before zoning laws were changed, is perched tantalizingly close to the lake’s edge. 

The key to this plan was a screened porch separated from the living room by 26-foot-wide sliding glass doors. At 30 feet long, the porch lent itself to two living spaces. On one side is a sitting area, furnished by Fern Santini of ABODE, where sofas nestling around a copper-clad fireplace evoke the primal joy of a campfire. On the other side is a hanging daybed, levitating eight inches off the ground and commanding all-encompassing water views. Naturally, here is where the awestruck visitors usually end up....

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