Expanded Opportunities : Luxury Living at The Founders Club

Expanded Opportunities : Luxury Living at The Founders Club
Visitors to London Bay Homes’ two-story Isabella model at The Founders Club in Sarasota tend to linger outside before venturing into the single-family estate home. Featuring coastal contemporary architecture with extended rooflines, Bahama shutters, rafters, and a columned front porch with pale ye...

Winter Wonderland : A Northern Couple’s Cold Weather Retreat

Winter Wonderland : A Northern Couple’s Cold Weather Retreat
When a couple decided to winter regularly in sunny Sarasota, they purchased a 4,200- square-foot luxury condominium on the Gulf of Mexico. While the views were spectacular, the unit was not, so they decided a total overhaul was needed. To help them create their vision they brought in Bonnie Lancaste...

Idyllic Views : Old World Elegance on Anna Maria Island

Idyllic Views : Old World Elegance on Anna Maria Island
This home is a match made in heaven between location and property. The sea views and beachside location are front and center and serve as the guiding design motif both inside and out. Erik Abrahamson, the owner, basks in the satisfaction of having realized his vision for his home. “I wanted a hom...

Sunshine Mid-Century : A Winter Refuge on Longboat Key

Sunshine Mid-Century : A Winter Refuge on Longboat Key
Before owners Will and Betsy built their vacation home in Longboat Key, they visited the canal side homesite on Sarasota Bay in all four seasons to see the positioning of the sun. “We live in an old stone farmhouse in Pennsylvania, so creating a refuge from winter with plenty of sunlight was our t...

Classically Comfortable : A Family Home With Style

Classically Comfortable : A Family Home With Style
When a prominent builder constructs his own family’s house, you can guarantee it will be something special, and this spectacular home in Old Naples does not disappoint. Designed by architect Matthew Kragh of MHK Architecture & Planning, the 4,100 square foot family home built by Waterside Buil...

Classic Cottage : Waterfront Living in Holmes Beach

Classic Cottage : Waterfront Living in Holmes Beach
This classic cottage on the sailboat deep waters of the Grand Canal in Holmes Beach seamlessly melds casual comfort and sophistication, while ultimately achieving the owner’s desire for a flawless transition from indoors to out. Formerly the site of a quaint 1960s cottage, homeowners Tina and Matt...

Coastal Craftsman : A Casual Beach Retreat

Coastal Craftsman : A Casual Beach Retreat
With style well-suited to its Anna Maria Island location, this coastal craftsman provides a laid-back and spacious retreat for family getaways and gatherings. The home’s interior designer, Suzan Hritz of SHS Design in Sarasota, says this three-story residence with Gulf of Mexico views is all about...

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home
The medical crisis involving a child is the hardest thing a family can face. Parents spend weeks or months away from home as their children receive treatment, separated from the support of other family members. The financial burden of finding housing during that time is daunting. That’s where Rona...

Distinctive Design

Distinctive Design
  A COLLECTION OF SOME OF OUR FAVORITE DESIGNS
 

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Distinctive Design Sarasota

Distinctive Design Sarasota
  A COLLECTION OF SOME OF OUR FAVORITE DESIGNS  

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Designer At Home

Designer At Home
When Naples Interior Designer Mercedes Courland and her husband began their house hunt, they knew they wanted a home with privacy and a water view. “It took us two years to find the right property,” says Courland. “We were coming from a home which had a 200-foot-wide west facing water view in ...