Home of the Month: The 'Wow' Factor on Display

This coastal-contemporary Naples home was built to offer several eye-catching features the moment you enter it.

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. But when you’re the president and CEO of a major window manufacturer, the windows are the soul of the house. Of course, it helps if those windows are giving occupants a chance to gaze out onto a lovely stretch of Southwest Florida H20, and the new home of Kim and Tim Yaggi (Tim is head of Pella) does just that. Newcomers to Naples (via Michigan, Kentucky and Iowa), the couple found a perfect four-bedroom, six-bathroom spec home that was being built by Naples Luxury Builders near Vanderbilt Beach. Because little more than the ground level was completed when the Yaggis purchased the home, they were able to put their personal stamp on the project and created a waterfront gem. “We found this and fell in love with the floor plan,” Kim says. “Each room has an en suite with it, and our kids are in their 20s, so when they come they’ll have their own space. It’s really just as we would have designed it.” In fact, the only real change made to the specs was that the Yaggis required Pella windows and doors be used instead of what had originally been scheduled. No one could argue with that. The Yaggis then chose JoAnna Palinchak and Kimberly Bright of Design West to handle interior design. “They were amazing. I can’t say enough good things about them,” Kim says. “They were my eyes and ears because I wasn’t down here during the build. But I must say they had a really
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