Story by Micaela Arnett / July 6, 2023

SHELTER Custom-Built Living managed the entire design and build process of this uniquely savvy retreat for remote homeowners. 

(above) Ryan Butler and Kecia Heyward of SHELTER Custom-Built Living 

Project Contributors 

Architecture by Neal Van Dalen, Custom home built by SHELTER Custom-Built Living, Cabinets by Unique Cabinetry & Interiors, Interior Design by Susan Easterly Coleman, Countertops by Vitoria International, Appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Supply, Flooring Installed by Davis Floors and Design, LLC. 


The grand kitchen features Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove appliances situated between book-matched Macchia Vechhia marble countertops and coordinating Macchia Vechhia marble range wall slabs by Vitoria International.

Butler’s Pantry

Contemporary decorative hardware curated by Susan Easterly Coleman adds interest to a typically unadorned utilitarian space with cabinetry designed by Unique Cabinetry & Interiors.

Laundry Room

Plumbing fixtures by Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath Supply create a sense of sophisticated practicality in the prep areas.

Pet Station

Home Office

Check out the full story in the latest issue of Charleston Home + Design.


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Photography by Nick Cann