July 08, 2010

The Ritz-Carlton Residences in the News!

The SUN At home at the Harbor

Residents Jan & Ray Ferguson discuss living at The Ritz-Carlton Residences

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Jan and Ray Ferguson moved into the Ritz-Carlton Residences 18 months ago. They purchased their waterfront home for $1.9 million before it was even built.

“We visited the [site] prior to excavation when an old propeller shack was all that was left of the shipyard,” Ray Ferguson said.

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Because they were in at the very beginning, they were able to customize their residence right down to adding extra feet to the kitchen, changing around the master bedroom and adding a few walls where there were none for a less loftlike, homier ambience.

“There’s not another floor plan like ours,” said Ray Ferguson, a 70-year-old retired sales representative for laboratory equipment.

Indeed, the 2,700-square-foot layout twists and turns from the front foyer — with its own private elevator — to a long interior hall opening onto a large, bright living room, to a separate dining room, oversized kitchen, studio and guest room. A turn toward a separate wing past the living room leads to the master’s suite and bath and the guest bathroom. A butler’s pantry at the entrance to the home includes storage, a washing machine and dryer. A separate door from this room leads to the hallway where deliveries can be made without entering the rest of the home.

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