Barefoot Elegance : A Composition of Coastal Elements

Barefoot Elegance : A Composition of Coastal Elements
The Florida coastal style is epitomized in this Anna Maria Island home. Historical architecture is adapted to the tropical climate and demands of modern living. The traditional exterior welcomes family and visitors alike to the beach, and a casual yet sophisticated lifestyle. Architect Allison Ka...

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
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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 ...

Mercato Lifestyle : Old Naples Style in Mercato

Mercato Lifestyle : Old Naples Style in Mercato
The idea behind the Residences at Mercato was to bring the charm of an Old Naples home to the Mercato setting, specifically the courtyard style home. The challenge that was undertaken was to achieve a flowing courtyard home design without the opportunity for an alley-loaded configuration. According...

Port Royal Allure : Beauty, Taste, and Elegance

Port Royal Allure : Beauty, Taste, and Elegance
It is a rare treat for a designer to work with clients that give creative free reign. Laura Parsons, owner of Pure Design, found herself in this position with the new owners of a home in Port Royal. Their visual direction was given over lunch at Old Collier Golf Club. They wanted their new home to h...

Downtown Oasis : Mangrove Bay

Downtown Oasis : Mangrove Bay
Nestled in the heart of downtown Naples at the crossroads of 5th Avenue and Tin City, Mangrove Bay on Goodlette-Frank Road is exceptionally well-situated. The tagline of “saving the exceptional for last,” refers to it being sited on the last remaining significant waterfront property for resident...

Dream House : Prato in Talis Park

Dream House : Prato in Talis Park
Situated on the 14th fairway of one of just two Greg Norman/Pete Dye designed courses in the world, the Prato neighborhood in Kitson & Partners’ Talis Park offered an ideal setting for the 2015 Golf Dream House. This collaborative project celebrates the game and those who play it by creating a...

Modern Charm : In Pine Ridge Estates

Modern Charm : In Pine Ridge Estates
Every once in a while, a neighborhood is discovered in Naples that is poised for development and a group of talented people come together to craft exciting new homes. Right now, this new frontier is Pine Ridge Estates. Although it is not gated, this section of Naples from Pine Ridge to Vanderbilt B...

Beach House Serenity : Historic Old Naples

Beach House Serenity : Historic Old Naples
In an area as sophisticated and rich in history as Olde Naples, it is a monumental feat for a house to stand out as unique while still remaining perfectly suited to its surroundings; this house accomplishes such a feat. Sitting a few short blocks from the beach this beautiful creation from Matthew K...

Light & Lovely : In Old Naples

Light & Lovely : In Old Naples
A shared vision of dazzling light is what inspired Karen and Bruce Larson when they began to plan their latest home in Old Naples. Co-owners of Dreamhouses of Old Naples, Bruce speaks for the pair when he says, “We are always looking for openness and flow and, in this home, we wanted as much light...

Traditional Jewel : Sensational Home Design

Traditional Jewel : Sensational Home Design
Grand homes of sensational design are not uncommon across many of South Florida’s finer neighborhoods, yet the desire to astound and surprise remains at the heart of those who create these masterpieces. The bar rises ever higher, as homeowners look for that something special to catch their eye. Th...

Beauty Exemplified : British West Indies Style

Beauty Exemplified : British West Indies Style
Port Royal has long since been known as one of the most prestigious addresses in Naples, and this home built by BCB Homes is one of the most regal in this enclave. The challenge for this expansive estate included creating a place that was supremely comfortable and inviting regardless of its square f...

Masterfully Built : A Contemporary Twist on the British West Indies

Masterfully Built : A Contemporary Twist on the British West Indies
Situated in one of the best communities in the U.S., The Resolute is a home that has a little something for everyone in it’s 3,900 square feet of living space. From water views to a large, three car garage, both the home itself and the lot it sits on are examples of why Lakewood Ranch is such a po...