Look familiar? A 1964 Tara Oaks home re-relisted last week after washing its face (top) of its once-touted all-encompassing custom paint motifs (above), which drew a lot of attention after an appearance on Swamplot back in May 2013. In the interim, the tweaked corner-lot property also dropped its asking price to $1.975 million, down from the $2.395 million sought in 2 previous runs on the market between May and October of this year. Last week’s new listing calls attention to the home’s newly neutral color scheme, otherwise known as white. Here’s a waltz past the interior’s Now and Then looks:
Ah, but remember when:
. . . and the good ol’ days:
The breakfast room stayed in its color range . . .
but lost the adjacent kitchen’s splash of overhead color:
Even rooms with less elaborate paint schemes appear to have been iced down:
In the master bedroom, the timber line remains — in a far more muted environment:
Faux finishes in the master bathroom also met with a milky fix:
At least one of the 4 secondary bedrooms became a blank canvas:
But another of the bedrooms stuck to its celery diet:
Not all rooms lightened up. The media room, for example, is still a darkened cave:
Meanwhile, the home’s patio with outdoor kitchen and pool area continue their open air decor:
- 10603 Tarrington Dr. [HAR]
- Previously on Swamplot: Looking Up in a Hunters Creek Village Home
My eyes, the goggles, they do nothing!
Brava, realtor! Good advice finally heeded.
Dang, I thought that was the world’s largest ceiling fan.
Yes! I much prefer seeing an empty house than a staged one.
I’m just thrilled they went white instead of beige, almond, toast, cream yada yada yada.
That’s better and it’s easier and less expensive to paint over white than all of the decorative paint