Elegant Preserve : A Private Resort-Style Retreat

Elegant Preserve : A Private Resort-Style Retreat
When John Cooney, partner at Stofft Cooney Architects, was approached to design a home in the Quail West community for Seagate Development, the first thing he noticed was the impressive width of the lot that abutted a nature preserve. “The challenge,” describes Cooney, “was to stretch out the ...

Bay Watch : A Transitional Tropical Park Shore Retreat

Bay Watch : A Transitional Tropical Park Shore Retreat
Location, location, location—the real estate mantra is brought to life in this home on Doctor’s Bay, an inlet of Venetian Bay in Naples’ Park Shore community. The waterfront residence is an eclectic blend of traditional and modern architecture and design, inviting easy, breezy indoor as well a...

Family Focused : A Lifestyle Home for Generations

Family Focused  : A Lifestyle Home for Generations
“It’s all about family,” states Chuck Gile emphatically. “That’s the most important thing,” agrees his wife Georgia.  That was the motivation behind the couple’s decision to build a large, family-oriented home when their Naples condominium proved to be too small to include their two s...

Striking Sophisticate : A New Take on a Custom Home

Striking Sophisticate : A New Take on a Custom Home
Set in an award-winning community of private homes, this single-story, custom-crafted residence strikes a delicate balance. It maintains a cohesive context of materials and design elements which tie it into the fabric of the existing neighborhood in the Estuary at Grey Oaks, but its floor plan is an...

Natural Serenity : A Port Royal Paradise

Natural Serenity : A Port Royal Paradise
A seamless melding of the natural environment with exceptional interior finishes defines this private Port Royal escape.  Situated on an oversized lot with views of Hidden Bay, this home’s design emphasizes the ultimate in outdoor living by taking advantage of the more than 150 feet of waterfront...

Light-Filled Oasis : Stunning, Livable Design

Light-Filled Oasis : Stunning, Livable Design
The classic Dorado model offers a striking Bermuda exterior architecture complemented indoors a palette of black and white.  Situated on a waterfront lot in Naples’ Talis Park community, the home combines contemporary and classic elements for dramatic impact. “I was hired to design a unique ho...

Shotgun Gem : Historical Integrity and Comfortable Elegance

Shotgun Gem : Historical Integrity and Comfortable Elegance
With cottage-style coastal charm, this Naples home is a tribute to well-designed, comfortable, yet elegant space. “Another home will never be created like this one. It’s that unique,” says Dante DiSabato of Encore Development, Naples, who hand-selected a dream team of professionals to create t...

Fabulous and Flexible : A Moorings Home with Livability

Fabulous and Flexible : A Moorings Home with Livability
Flexible is the word that keeps coming up when discussing this magnificent home in Naples’ Moorings neighborhood. The five-bedroom, six-bath home has 4,345 square feet under air, but the home is not just spacious. Its clever design ensures it will suit just about everyone. “This home design is ...

Minding the Masterpiece : Bold and Beautiful at Miromar Lakes

Minding the Masterpiece : Bold and Beautiful at Miromar Lakes
Mark Wilson compares the luxury model homes his company creates to living art. As sculptors, London Bay Homes’ architecture and construction teams transform a vision on paper – the floor plan – into three dimensions, always mindful of the tiniest details that define the art, and ultimately, th...

Castle by the Sea : Elevated Living on Barefoot Beach

Castle by the Sea : Elevated Living on Barefoot Beach
This decorator’s dream brought to reality is one of the latest additions to the Barefoot Beach community of paradise homes. Reminiscent of a modern-day castle, the home is fortified by its four levels, spiral staircase and stepped architecture, for a truly elevated lifestyle experience. ...

Coastal Breeze : A Light and Airy Naples Home

Coastal Breeze : A Light and Airy Naples Home
With a style perfectly suited to its location, this stunning coastal-influenced downtown Naples home offers an open, flowing livable space. The home’s architect, Matthew Kragh of MHK Architecture & Planning in Naples, says the entire design is centered around bringing touches of the outdoors i...

Sunset Spectacular : A Waterfront Revival on Hickory Beach

Sunset Spectacular : A Waterfront Revival on Hickory Beach
“The details are not the details. They make the design.” The words of the late world renowned designer Charles Eames are the essence of this Hickory Beach revival. What began as a renovation to create a modern beach bungalow took on a life of its own — leaving no surface untouched and creating...