The Charleston Home + Design
2009 Idea House
was completed June 2009.


2 Parrothead Lane, Lowndes Pointe Development on the upper Charleston Peninsula

Square Footage:
4186 heated,
2399 outdoor living space

Notable Features
• Closed cell spray foam insulation
• Pre-finished siding and exterior
building materials
• FortiCel mold and mildew protection
• High efficiency 18-SEER heating and air system
• Automatic pool cover
• Mosquito misting system
• Rooftop observation deck
• Abundant outdoor living space
• Floor mural map of Charleston
and waterways
• Nautical charts used as wallpaper
• Wall bed
• 3-stop elevator
• Structured wiring
• Sony HomeShare audio-video system
• Front door camera
• Dacor commercial grade kitchen equipment
• Colors of Historic Charleston™ paint colors
from Sherwin-Williams
• Beadboard ceilings
• Electronic ignition gas lantern
• Etched glass
• Impact rated glass windows and doors





Responsible for the 2009 Idea House



Shawn Masten of Charles Towne Builders
CH+D Magazine Idea House Builder
(843) 568-1041

Shawn provided expert supervision as the Idea House was built.





Shelley Clark-Glidewell
CH+D Magazine Idea House Architect
(843) 769-6772

As the architect of the Idea House, Shelley drew all the house plans and provided a detailed list of specifications.





Marian Chatfield, ASID of Chatfield Interiors
CH+D Magazine Idea House Interior Designer (First Floor)
(843) 971-7405

Marian provided her interior design prowess on the first floor (including porches) of the Idea House.






April Lipps of AKL Professional Interiors
CH+D Magazine Idea House Interior Designer (Second and Third Floors)
(843) 764-3006

April's unique style led to her selection as the interior designer for the second and third floors of the Idea House.





Duval Acker, ASID, CMKBD of Kitchens By Design
CH+D Magazine Idea Kitchen Designer
(843) 849-6890

Duval masterfully designed the Idea House kitchen space.






Amy Floyd of Island Daze Design
CH+D Magazine Idea House Shopping Consultant
(843) 532-1041

Amy was contracted to design and stage the outdoor living spaces on the ground floor and assisted in selecting many of the permanent home furnishings and paint colors throughout the Idea House.




Andrew M. G. Smith of Landsmith Residential Garden
Design and Consultation
CH+D Magazine Idea House Landscape Designer
(843) 766-5263

Andrew was tapped to design the landscaping surrounding the Idea House.