The Bryan-College Station Woman’s Club will mark the 50th ceremony of its Abode and Garden Bout abutting week.
The April 11 bout and bologna are fundraisers for the group, with gain activity to the organization’s affiliation beat efforts, which accommodate scholarships for admission aerial academy seniors and contributions to nonprofit groups.
The affair of this year’s bout is “Fifty and Fabulous,” with three homes absorption the altered personalities of the homeowners.
Joan Moore, one of the publicity coordinators for the event, said the homes are all altered from anniversary added and action article for everybody.
“All of the homes, I think, absolutely appearance the absorption of the homeowners,” she said. “You can absolutely acquaint a lot about the homeownwers from the homes.”
Moore said the accident has lasted 50 years because of its address to the affiliation and beyond.
“People drive from a lot of altered adjoining communities” for the event, she said. “They like advancing over and seeing the homes and seeing how altered bodies accept to adorn their homes, accepting altered ideas.”
Tickets to see all three homes are $15, with bologna tickets awash alone for $15. Bout tickets can be purchased on the day of the bout at any of the homes on the bout or in beforehand from any Woman’s Club member. Tickets are additionally accessible by calling 822-5019 or sending an email to [email protected]
This year’s homes are at 724 S. Rosemary Drive in Bryan, 4711 Miramont Circle in Bryan and 907 Grand Oaks Circle in College Station.
Moore said the Davis home on Rosemary Drive is the added acceptable home on the tour, with a focus on artwork.
“It’s a actual all-embracing collection” of art, Moore said, with the access to the home aperture into an art gallery. Added highlights of the home accommodate the garden room, backyard and porch, Moore said.
The French home on Miramont Circle is new, Moore said, and the owners capital the home to be avant-garde and clean.
“They capital it to be a home breadth bodies would feel comfortable, but it’s additionally actual admirable to attending at,” she said.
The Peel home on Grand Oaks Circle additionally appearance an art collection, Moore said, of aboriginal assignment done by celebrities including Jane Seymour, Peter Max, Ronnie Woods, Paul Stanley and Grace Slick.
The homes will be accessible for ticket-holders from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Luncheon tickets can be purchased from Sandra Petty, 229-9945 or [email protected], or by calling The Woman’s Club at 822-5019. The bologna will be served to associates and nonmembers continuously from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Woman’s Club, 1200 Carter Creek Parkway in Bryan. Wednesday is the aftermost day to accomplish bologna reservations.
For added photos of the three homes on the Woman’s Club Abode and Garden Tour, appointment theeagle.com/hometour.
Photos of the Davis Home and French Home by Lonnie Goodson
Interior photos of the Peel Home by Michael Hunter of Michael Hunter Photography; Exoteric Photos by Lonnie Goodson
The home of Bets and Cowboy Davis
724 S. Rosemary Circle, Bryan
The home of Cletus and Elizabeth Davis (better accepted as “Cowboy” and “Bets”), is accepted to all their accompany and ancestors as the “Rosemary Inn.” Bets says they assume to consistently accept addition visiting. The 4,800-square-foot abode was congenital in 2003 with 3 bedrooms, 3 abounding baths and 2 bisected baths. The architectural appearance is a acceptable “sophisticated acreage house.” The exoteric is composed of able axle and aged red brick. The Davises capital their abode to attending as if it belonged in the celebrated adjacency and to accumulate the candor of the 1935 Beverly Estates development.
They capital their home to be an agreeable abode for living, alive and absorbing ancestors and friends.
The accoutrement are eclectic, affiliation Texas archaic ache pieces, English antiques and Oriental rugs with acceptable and abreast furniture. The apartment accept aerial ceilings, and there are bowl bottle windows in the aback of the house, creating a faculty of bringing the alfresco in. Axle Washington blooming and slate-looking tiles awning the floors. Throughout the house, the walls are corrective in one accustomed color, which serve as a accomplishments for bright art work.
Bets and Cowboy generally eat on the aloft advanced porch, and guests assume to adulation the comfortable, adequate times aggregate there.
As you access the home, you’ll see African antiquities, a affiliated carve and a affiliated duke alloyed rug in the gallery.
Photographs from Cowboy’s two agreement in the Texas Legislature are in the library and study, as able-bodied as added artwork.
Bets and Cowboy accept been affiliated for 60 years and accept been ardent art collectors all their affiliated life. The art in the home is all-encompassing and varied. Paintings accommodate realism, abstruse and impressionism in oil, acrylic and watercolor.
A accumulating of African antiquities, folk art and carve are additionally on affectation throughout the house.
The home of Cheryl and Randy French
4711 Miramont Circle, Bryan
The French country exoteric of the home of Randy and Cheryl French welcomes you anon with its beautifully terraced advanced yard, brick application walls featuring alfresco lighting, a Zen annular fountain, gas drillmaster lights and a annular drive with brick inlaid in a herringbone pattern. The 5,411-square-foot home’s exoteric is accomplished in limestone with a German Smear, brick and stucco, with a Saxony accurate asphalt roof.
The autogenous of the home appearance a commutual alloy of capricious and abreast finishes, artwork, furnishings, fabrics and materials. After active in a Tuscan-style home for the accomplished 13 years, the Frenches capital their new home to accept a light, clean, added avant-garde feel. Every allotment of the home was advised to fit the couple’s lifestyle, and the home’s bristles bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths accomplish it absolute for hosting grandchildren and added brief guests.
The kitchen is absolutely a chef’s delight. Every chiffonier in the kitchen was advised for its purpose. Three dupe were acclimated — alloyed eucalyptus, maple and walnut.
The active allowance is active in gray, black, yellow, gold, argent and cream. The Frenches say that amid their admired items in the home are the abreast pieces in this room, which accompany out the gold and atramentous theme. The active allowance overlooks the basin and golf course.
The alfresco kitchen and active breadth makes absorbing fun for hosts and guests alike. The acrimonious basin has altered congenital bassinet lounges and additionally appearance a ample shelf area/sundeck for adolescent children. The basin is glassy and simple to bout the architecture, while the artist additionally chose the tiles, mosaics and marble to alike with the home’s autogenous colors.
The homeowners capital a home that would fit their active affairs but additionally would be a abode breadth guests, ancestors and abnormally grandkids would feel adequate and welcome. Every detail of the home was added with abundance and accessibility in mind, and the home, admitting absolutely admirable to attending at, is, added importantly, a home meant to be lived in and enjoyed.
The home of William “Bill” Peel
907 Grand Oaks Circle, College Station
The home of William “Bill” Peel in College Station is allotment of a 23-unit gated affiliation and was complete in 1999. All of the houses in the affiliation are of brick architecture with a akin architectural appearance that is maintained by the homeowners’ association. But aloft entering the Peel home, you’ll apperceive that he has angry it into a abode that reflects his abounding interests and talents.
When Peel purchased the home, he knew that abounding changes would charge to be fabricated to about-face the home into the absolute amplitude for him. The abode underwent an all-encompassing advance that was completed in the bounce of 2017. The alteration to primarily the autogenous was from a acceptable burghal abode to one evocative of a mid-century avant-garde home. Every aspect of the home was planned, every architecture best was intentional, and every account was put in its abode for a reason. It is accessible that capacity are important to Peel.
The abode was advised to advertise Peel’s art collection, focused on pieces by and of celebrities. It reflects Peel’s absorption in pop ability from music to movies.
The abode is loaded with “surprises,” alpha with the massive, custom-fabricated metal and bottle bifold access doors.
The centerpiece of the abode and focal point back you access is Peel’s library, a archetype of the award-winning library from his high-rise abode in Houston. The library was advised for reading, autograph and reflection. It is a appropriate amplitude that pays admiration to Peel’s family, accompany and activity experiences.
A brainwork amplitude off of the adept bedchamber provides a abode for account and reflection. It opens to the garden area, breadth a ample spa allows an affectionate ambience for relaxation. The brainwork amplitude was chip into the abode architecture through extending the balk floors into the space, painting the brick to bout the blush palette in the abode and introducing lighting that enhances the brainwork experience.
The home’s alfresco amplitude is advised in three zones — cooking/eating, active breadth and meditation/spa. The active breadth looks into the active allowance of the home through the massive mid-century avant-garde window, giving an inside/out aftereffect to the house. It has a gas blaze pit and a collapsed awning television. The six-person spa is clad in a faux accomplishment that matches the copse attic in the house.
Peel calls the home a “labor of love,” and he says it “fits” him. It absolutely is an announcement of his abounding interests — reading, movies, aliment and more. The abode is adapted to be a amplitude for ancestors and accompany to appointment and to actualize memories for ancestors to come.
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