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This classic coastal architectural beach house is located on the Gulf in Prestigious Caribe, Florida. Originally designed in 1994 by the legendary former Seaside Town Architect Tom Christ, this Gulf-front legacy home again benefited by Christ’s talents when it was recently redesigned. Rarely does the original architect get the opportunity to modernize a home almost 20 years later.

Inspired by the French Islands, the Caribbean, and the Gulf, this beach home is a new vision of Florida architecture. The recent total renovation preserved some of this plantation manor’s traditional elements, along with a few hallmarks of a French Island getaway.

This elegant but comfortable showpiece embraces modern coastal living.The interiors have a classic, timeless appeal with coffered ceilings with stacked crown molding, architectural millwork and impeccable red oak hardwood floors. Ornate dental work outlines the ceilings, while wainscoting decorates the walls. A neutral palette with pops of blues and greens accentuates views of emerald waters that can be enjoyed throughout this space.

Here, you will find a home full of inspiring details and views that will sure bring some warmth to your day. I hope you have a good time here!


Sophisticated Beach House

 This home has a fully renovated kitchen. I am loving the beautiful elements found here.

White Kitchen Design

Optioning for white cabinets is always a safe choice when renovating your kitchen. 

Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color

 Similar Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color: “Sherwin Williams SW 7008 Alabaster”.


It gets a little easier to cook with this 6-burner Wolf stovetop. Love it!

Kitchen Backsplash

Neutral off-white glass tile backsplash works really well with marble countertops.

Light Fixture

Light fixture above island is the “Grosvenor Double Pendant”.

Eating Nook

What a charming eating nook!

Pendant is the “Grosvenor Single Pendant”.

Dining & Living

The kitchen opens to the formal dining room and living room.

French Coastal

I am loving how casual, yet elegant this dining room feels. Note the large French chandelier.

Wet Bar

This is a very practical built-in wet bar — a great idea when you don’t have space for a full butler’s pantry.

Coastal Family Room

This beautiful family room has a custom media center with floor to ceiling shelving.

Coastal Interiors

5,196 square feet of coastal inspiration!


 I am loving this classic custom stone fireplace. Timeless!

Bright & Beautiful

The interiors of this beach house feel comfortable and inviting.

Coastal Dream

A soft color palette accentuates the ocean views.

Powder Room

The powder room has a very clean and delicate approach.


This beautifully architecturally staircase leads you to the master bedroom.

Flooring is red oak.

Coastal Bedroom


The gorgeous bedding is from Belle Notte, an linen bedding line.



 I would love to wake up with this view every day. You just open your eyes and there is the blue sea!

Bedroom Seating Area

The seating area is perfect to watch some TV or have a quiet time with a book.

Note the trims.

Bedroom Paint Color

Similar Bedroom Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee OC -45″

Slipcovered Furniture

 Slipcovered furniture is always a must in any coastal inspired home.

Ocean Views

 Can you picture having this view from your bedroom?

Coastal Bathroom

 This bathroom feels clean and bright… and how can you miss that view, right? 

Bathroom Paint Color

Paint Color: The wall and ceiling color is “Benjamin Moore, 2123-50 Ocean Air”, eggshell.

Dream Beach House

 This home was originally designed by architect Tom Christ. After passing for a complete renovation, it’s now on the market for almost $5 Mil.


 The pool measures 72″. It’s perfect for small backyards or patios.

Pool & Sand

The infinity pool compliments the turquoise ocean views.

Rocking & Living

Life is better at the beach! 🙂


 So, what kind of home suits you better? A beach house like this one or the ski cabin we saw yesterday?



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4 Comments to 'Classic Beach House'

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  1. Lauren said,

    So true. Life is better at the beach! This is gorgeous. If I just had $5M I would be on the phone with the movers right now and sitting in that rocking chair on the porch by this evening!

    Thank you so much. Have a wonderful, sunny day!

  2. Petra said,

    What a beautiful home indeed 😀 I am loving all the white (just finishing off painting my place all white with splashes of duck egg blue) and loving how the white photographs – if I had a spare 5mil floating around, I would definitely buy this home 😉

  3. Oh my word…this is AMAZING. Looks even better as its 20 degrees and snowing like crazy over here!! This is beach house perfection ready to move in!

  4. Bom mesmo seria poder ter as duas e não precisar escolher entre uma e outra… Linda, espetacular, um cenário divino! Só imagino poder senta-me naquela cadeira e ficar admirando aquela imensidão azul.
    Beijo querida, e depois nos conte como anda sua procura pela nova casa.
    Denise – dojeitode.blogspot.com

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