Use of Bold Color & Innovative Products Take Center Stage in Décor of Mission Revival Cottage

Aston, PA, Wednesday, August 06, 2008 – Cottage Living magazine opens its Idea Home, a two-story Mission Revival cottage in the heart of Los Angeles, to the public for tours through August 24th. The newly-built 3,500 square foot home features classic Spanish influences from a clay tile roof to scalloped beams at the upstairs balcony and is designed to blend seamlessly into the neighborhood.

Eco-friendly elements include solar panels, radiant heat in the flooring, insulation within the interior walls (which regulates the temperature), and pavers installed with permeable grout that allows water to soak in between the pavers cutting back on runoff into the ocean. The home also features an adjustable current swimming machine called the Endless Pool®. Perhaps the most eco-friendly of all pools it uses less water, space and chemicals of a regular swimming pool.

The Endless Pool can be found in the homes U-shaped courtyard created to make the most of the small urban lot. Lush fruit trees help complete the private oasis in an otherwise dense neighborhood setting.

Address and Tour Hours: The Idea Home is located on 6376 Lindenhurst Ave, Los Angeles, 90048. It is open to the public Thursday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

About Endless Pools
Endless Pools, Inc., headquartered in Aston, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, was founded in 1988 by James Murdock to manufacture and sell counter-current swimming pools for residential and commercial use. Over the last twenty years, more than 10,000 Endless Pools have been sold and installed in over 70 countries.

About Cottage LivingNamed “2005 Startup of the Year” by Adweek Magazines and to Adweek’s 2007 Hotlist for magazines under 50 million, Cottage Living is a lifestyle magazine providing a definitive guide to comfort, simplicity and personal style. Cottage Living inspires readers with achievable ideas for creating a simplified lifestyle through comfortable decorating, relaxed entertaining, casual gardening, and easy traveling. Cottage Living is published by Birmingham, Ala.-based Southern Progress Corporation, a subsidiary of Time Inc.