The Horvaths wanted a home that would allow their family and friends to gather in a space with an open floor plan that included high ceilings, recessed lights and top-of-the-line granite and appliances. They decided to build their dream home in Alachua, Florida.
The interior/exterior finishes, color scheme and decor was selected by La Notte Design. The rich color palette consisted of stone, wood, stainless, neutrals, and shades of both blue and gray. The palette was created to make the perfect transitional/Mediterranean home. Extra details were added with the kitchen and family room ceilings, designer lighting, extra storage and detailed landscaping.
Brandi’s Notes on the Clients
Mark Horvath was born and raised in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Youngest of three (older sister and brother). Received bachelor of science from Pennsylvania State University. Attended medical school (where he and Komal met) at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Did residency in diagnostic radiology at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware. He finished training by doing an interventional radiology fellowship at the University of Florida. Now, he is on the faculty at the UF College of Medicine as an assistant professor of interventional radiology. He is an avid sports fan and religiously follows the Pittsburgh Penguins (favorite team), the Steelers and Pirates as well as Penn State sports. Ice hockey is his favorite sport, but he also loves golf.
Komal Horvath was born in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Also youngest of three (two older brothers). Attended Rosemont College and received a bachelor of arts in molecular cell biology. Then, she attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she and Mark met. Trained at UMDNJ Kennedy Memorial Health System for an internship and then moved to Bryn Mawr Hospital for a family practice residency right outside of Philadelphia. She is now working at Gainesville Family Physicians and has two beautiful children, Hali, 7, and Hunter, 4. She loves Philadelphia sports teams just as much as Mark and loves to spend time with her family.
The Horvaths are happy with their new open floor plan that is ideal for entertaining, and they plan to spend many years making memories with family and friends in their new home.
The dream team that worked with the Horvaths to make their dream home a reality:
Gia Arvin – with Matchmaker Realty
Tom Batten – architect
Scott Rosenboom – builder, Rosenboom Inc.
Brandi Catalanotte – designer, La Notte Design
Matt Lucas – landscaper, A Beautiful Yard