Bay Beauty

Bay Beauty

For this show-stopping six bedroom, five full- and two-half bath home with 8,200 square feet on Tampa Bay, a great deal of thought went into the placement of the array of windows. Architect Stephen Smith’s goal was for all major spaces to have fabulous water views and natural light.

Modern Classicism

Modern Classicism

This stunning Georgian-style estate home is set upon a wide estate lot with a gracious paver motor court. “The directive that I gave to myself was to make the exterior of the house impressive yet draw people into it,” explains architect Clifford Scholz. Three arches at the entryway

Riverfront Revival

Riverfront Revival

The stunning roofline and exterior details of this coastal transitional home sitting at the mouth of the Manatee River belies the before picture of its gut renovation; a 1970s style house with a flat roof and a second-floor apartment above a three story garage. The owners were attracte

Global Perspective

Global Perspective

Custom built in 2014, the four-bedroom, one-story house recalls the aesthetic of the Sarasota School of Architecture both in its clean lines and its exterior finishes. The environment is also taken into consideration. Builder Craig Holliday notes the long, cantilevered

Magical Renovation

Magical Renovation

Twenty-five years of serving the same clients taught interior designer Mark Dalton of Mark Dalton, Inc., what to expect when he was asked to conjure one gulf-front retreat from two adjacent 70’s-era condominium units. Playing to the couple’s past careers as nationally-televised mag

Lofty Ambitions

Lofty Ambitions

The new construction, 3,200-square-foot home is flanked by another new house to the left and a vintage home on the right. A small fountain in the middle of the walkway quietly welcomes visitors, while the front door serves a dual purpose. “You have privacy, yet you can still see who

Bay-To-Gulf Beauty

Bay-To-Gulf Beauty

Eight-inch-wide French white oak Legno Bastone Wide Plank Flooring runs the length of the living room, drawing the eye to the azure waters of the Gulf framed by the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Horizontal mirrors reflect the view, adding visual depth to the ro

Better Together

Better Together

The Campbells’ four-bedroom home on Snell Isle is replete with windows to bring in light from all angles. Builder and designer Richard McGinnis of Modern Tampa Bay Homes says, “The house was not about size. It’s dramatic and at the same time intimate for their family. Modern Tamp

Model Perfection

Model Perfection

Vanilla, caramel, and charcoal blend pavers from TriCircle lead to the recessed covered entrance past twin double garages. The custom glass and metal front door is by Devanti Doors with Davos style stainless steel hardware by Emtek. Sconces by Feiss Lighting in a dark weathered zinc fi

Peninsular Paradise

Peninsular Paradise

Impressive upon arrival, the home’s entry hints at what is to be revealed inside. Cypress wood is used in protected outdoor areas such as the ceiling of the porte-cochere with Mahogany in the door and interior details. The team worked to source indigenous woods and natural stones, se

Coastal Classic

Coastal Classic

Sherwin-Williams’ Pure White paint contrasts with the oil-rubbed bronze windows and pair of custom mahogany front doors to give the exterior a West Indies vibe. Swaths of colorful flowers and graceful Christmas Palms soften the white exterior. Poised at the edge of the semi-circular

Custom Contemporary

Custom Contemporary

A true contemporary, a wide band of color running around the top of the two single-car garages accents the linear design of the home. Garage awnings of aluminum slats and a freestanding pergola-like carport offer minimal shelter, but maximum architectural impact. To the right of the en

Water Wishes

Water Wishes
When boating, fishing, and kayaking are what move you, the yearning to live near the water is inevitable. Such was the case for a family who chose this elegant, coastal home steps away from St. Armand’s Circle. “The ease of access to the water was a huge draw for this client, who had the dock co

Sublime Design

Sublime Design
This one-of-a-kind home was designed for the owners and realized by Greg Ross of Ross Built Construction makes the most of an unusual pie-shaped lot that sits on a cul-de-sac and opens to 200 feet of magnificent bay frontage. The house is oriented around optimal views of sunrises and sunsets. The ma