Suncoast : Home Tour : Approachable Elegance

Suncoast : Home Tour : Approachable Elegance
THE ART OF ZEN IN THE HOME “Develop the quiet, even state of mind… and gently go your way in peace.” --— Heart of a Buddha The owner of this beautiful Harbor Acres home knows a lot about how order creates serenity. An organic chemist, he also devotes countless hours to creating and cultiva...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Coastal Casual

Suncoast : Home Tour : Coastal Casual
MINIMALIST DESIGN WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS Anna Maria Island has long been known for its old Florida charm and its picturesque views. Nestled on the north end of the island, a secluded lot has a remote feel making it ideal for this coastal inspired retreat. The owner, having a strong background in en...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Cottage Redux

Suncoast : Home Tour : Cottage Redux
AN HISTORIC HOME GETS A THOUGHTFUL REMODEL Larry and Deanna Reams were searching for a place to put down roots in Siesta Key and fell in love with a vintage sunny cottage. Built in 1929, the house had undergone previous renovations and The Reams were eager to put their touches on it to make it thei...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Girona Grace

Suncoast : Home Tour : Girona Grace
OLD WORLD ELEGANCE MEETS CASUAL LUXURY Turkish travertine flooring, rustic beamed ceilings, and a transitional design with warm brown wood tones and contemporary upholstery provide a modern, classic backdrop in the new Girona model at The Founders Club. Built by London Bay Homes – named America...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Classic

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Classic
ELEGANT AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN IN SARASOTA Nestled in a historic and walkable neighborhood, this modern home embodies the desires and needs of the current home buyer in Sarasota. A hub for art and innovation on Florida’s West Coast, Sarasota’s residents desire homes and lifestyles that reflect ...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Marvel

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Marvel
A MULTIFUNCTIONAL GUY PETERSON MANSE Standing like a sentinel along Sarasota’s New Pass Inlet, this modern marvel is as remarkable as it is eye-catching. Large walls of glass and aluminum with accents of vertically oriented wood cladding create a striking structure with a flair of artistry. “Wh...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Sophistication

Suncoast : Home Tour : Modern Sophistication
A CONTEMPORARY HIGH-RISE RENOVATION What started as a simple renovation quickly turned into an extensive renovation when homeowners took on the task of turning their condo into a modern and refined space.  Wanting to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren, these homeowners referred to ideas...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Peaceful Retreat

Suncoast : Home Tour : Peaceful Retreat
FOUR TRANQUIL BEDROOMS ON THREE LAKEFRONT ACRES This four-bedroom retreat sits on three acres, surrounded by woods and overlooking a small lake at The Forest of Hi Hat Ranch in Sarasota. It’s one of the few homes by Emerald Homes that offers a spectacular unobstructed view of a lake tucked away b...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Understated Elegance

Suncoast : Home Tour : Understated Elegance
What started as a vacant lot on Anna Maria Island has become the dream-home come true for homeowners Jason and Lauren Sato. Full of youthful energy, this couple envisioned a home that would be inviting to family and friends, yet sophisticated in its design, “The biggest thing for us was building a...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Tuscan Reinvented

Suncoast : Home Tour : Tuscan Reinvented
The Lake Club offers five different home sites, and this 1-acre option is the jewel in their crown. The view from any room is spectacular, as the floor plan’s luxurious wide layout offers each room a similar vantage point. In addition to the rear exterior optimization, the front is also full of su...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Subtly Chic

Suncoast : Home Tour : Subtly Chic
This exquisite home site, bordered by canals on two sides and positioned at the end of a cul-de-sac, offers not only fresh water and salt-water access, but also extended views to the Manatee River. The property amenities, coupled with the homeowners’ outdoor lifestyle, made it essential that the h...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Ohana Magic

Suncoast : Home Tour : Ohana Magic
Magnificently poised on nearly 3 acres of pristine Gulf of Mexico beach, you’ll find Ohana, a breathtaking tropical hideaway inspired by the spirit of coastal South Africa and southern Indonesia. Located on Longboat Key, a beautiful barrier island on Florida’s gulf coast, Ohana captures the uniq...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Island Retreat

Suncoast : Home Tour : Island Retreat
This splendid three-storied island home is truly a magical retreat for family and friends in the natural preserves of Anna Maria Island. Carefully designed for the site, the house can open up and take advantage of the breezes, the outdoors, and the superb views on all sides. The magnificent residen...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Fine Lines

Suncoast : Home Tour : Fine Lines
It takes a deft hand and a trained eye to transform a challenging plot of beachfront property into a three-story modern home where each sharp angle is softened by that coveted view of the Gulf of Mexico. But it was achieved, and only views as breathtaking could match the impeccable design details th...