Real estate

Room to Love

All grown up: Nursery becomes master bath

Michael J. Lee


The owners of this turn-of-the-last-century Colonial in Belmont had their second child’s nursery plumbed and wired for a future master bath. “They put a lot of thought and patience into the bathroom,” said Amy McFadden of Amy McFadden Interior Design, the Boston-based firm that worked with Gallagher Remodeling Inc. on the project. The owners “wired the sconces and centered the former crib between [them] ... Perfectly planned.”



These oval pieces, Bistro Oval Pivot from RH, break up the square lines and allow for better angles for tasks, McFadden said.

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“We selected Carrara marble because it was crisp and classic,” and paired it with cabinets from RH’s Hutton Collection, she said. The counter, also from RH, came with sink cutouts and holes for faucets, which are Grohe’s Seabury in polished chrome.


The Carrara marble tile “really added character and detail to the space,” she said. Here they used two-inch octagonal tile with a dark gray dot and created a “rug” with a four-inch Greek key border in the same materials. “We chose a polished finish as opposed to honed, because it bounces light off the floor and shows the details of the mosaic.”

Eileen McEleney Woods is the editor of Address. E-mail her at