Suncoast : Home Tour : Westway Elegance

Suncoast : Home Tour : Westway Elegance
There is definitely something to be said for the well travelled. They carry with them a mysterious knowledge of the great unknown. Visiting exotic destinations, witnessing faraway places most only read about in romantic novels, experiencing in person the kinds of adventures featured in old movie cli...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Ultra Modern

Suncoast : Home Tour : Ultra Modern
Stately and unique, this striking modern home transcends architectural stereotypes to create the perfect blending of panache and functionality. “There is not one wall, window, or piece of hardware that does not serve a purpose,” describes Jonathan Parks, Principal of the firm Jonathan Parks Arch...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Stately Charm

Suncoast : Home Tour : Stately Charm
Two triple palms, flanked at the entrance of this stately home, beckon guests to take a journey to a more relaxing side of life. The low maintenance stucco exterior expertly compliments the distinct architectural details such as a large barrel tile roof, elegant columns, and wood and glass French do...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Shabby Chic

Suncoast : Home Tour : Shabby Chic
Everything about this Anna Maria Island cottage is a whimsical experience. The walk from the street to the entry leads you under a canopy of vegetation on a path of shell and sand. Taking a closer look at the columns will reveal hidden treasures such as coins, baubles, and little mermaids. Restorati...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Sarasota Serenity

Suncoast : Home Tour : Sarasota Serenity
West Indies style is magnificently updated for modern living in this five bedroom, five-and-a-half bath home in Lakewood Ranch in Sarasota. Mindful of the community’s aesthetic diversity, partner John Cooney of Stofft Cooney Architects opted for simple proportions and conventional framing, as well...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Regal Gem

Suncoast : Home Tour : Regal Gem
When Interior Designer Charlene Neal of Charlene Neal Purestyle was hired by a couple relocating to the gorgeous setting of the Lakewood Ranch Country Club, she designed a John Neal Homes model. The ‘Barbados II’ is a four bedroom, four bathroom home with 4,968 square feet under air. “I wante...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Point Crisp

Suncoast : Home Tour : Point Crisp
Perched majestically on a peninsula, this three-story coastal contemporary style home is one of the most beautiful properties on Siesta Key. “Ripples of the water influenced the architecture of the home — guiding the design of the shape of the roof and the grand terrace of the front entry,” de...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Majestic Marbella

Suncoast : Home Tour : Majestic Marbella
With a nod to the past yet with an eye toward the future, the “Marbella” model by Arthur Rutenberg Homes in Lakewood Ranch, marries two great traditions. “I wanted to honor the home’s Tuscan tradition by combining the best of the Old World with the best of the new,” says Arthur Rutenberg H...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Delightful Delfina

Suncoast : Home Tour : Delightful Delfina
Walk into the Delfina, a single-family estate model home at The Founders Club, and you’ll soon claim your favorite spot – or two. Imagine screening the latest Hollywood blockbuster on the leisure room’s pop-up TV, playing a friendly game of pool in the adjoining game room, or snuggling into th...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Caribbean Grandeur

Suncoast : Home Tour : Caribbean Grandeur
With its sophisticated symmetry, stately columns, traditional railings, and soaring cathedral ceilings, “The Windward” model by Nutter Custom Construction at The Lake Club in Lakewood Ranch meets all the expectations of British West Indies –inspired design. The curb appeal is enhanced by the g...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Bimini Bay

Suncoast : Home Tour : Bimini Bay
There’s a sense of awe from the time you walk in the front door of this Bimini Bay home on Holmes Beach. Take a moment to soak in the beauty, the views, and the overall atmosphere of comfortable luxury. Then look again and notice all the smaller details. “A Ross Built home is known for attentio...

Suncoast : Home Tour : Aruba Inspired

Suncoast : Home Tour : Aruba Inspired
It took the talents of a trio of professionals and the desires of the artistic and tasteful owners to create this lovely home in the enclave of Sarasota’s Spice Bay. This custom-built home features five-bedrooms and six baths with 4,635-square feet under air. Architect Clifford M. Scholz, builder...