Beverly also bears in mind the McDonalds’ wish to create a welcoming retreat that’s always primed for gracious hospitality, opting for easy-to-maintain surfaces and floor coverings along with plenty of cozy seating areas throughout. “They aren’t trying to make it look like it’s a show house,” says Beverly. “They want to have a very comfortable house. That’s why the art is so important: it represents them.”
The McDonalds encourage visitors to enjoy the comforts of their home as much as their own family has. “The property has an emotional karma that lures people to stay and linger,” Ginney says. “Every bit of it is lived-in and loved.”
Photography by Mac Jamieson
Styling by Beverly Farrington of Accents of the South
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