Stairway to Heaven-NEW LISTING!!! - 302 Ruskin Place
Classic modern townhouse, on corner site overlooking Ruskin Square designed by New York architect Alexander Gorlin, whose Seaside work has been featured in Architectural Digest. Monumental bluestone stair leads to second level living area filled with light via double height glass walls on two sides. French doors open to spacious balcony facing Ruskin Square. Curved wall breakfast area, kitchen features granite countertops, breakfast bar, GE Monogram and Miele appliances, built in bookcases, and red oak floors. Ceramic tile powder room with Sappho pedestal sink. Oak and plaster spiral stair lead to the third level master suite with French doors to private balcony. Curved wall master bath, marble countertop, spacious shower filled with natural light from skylight, tiled walls. Red oak stairs lead to roof terrace with views of the Gulf of Mexico. From the roof terrace take the exterior spiral stair to a crow’s nest, one of the highest points in Seaside with stupendous views in all directions. Two guest bedrooms share bath on first level, convertible to studio /shop. Block construction, steel doors and windows. Unfurnished.
Splendido Vista-SOLD! - 25 Central Square, Suite 303
The name says it all…splendid view! Splendido Vista is a spacious two story penthouse that sits high above downtown Seaside and offers an incredible panoramic Gulf view, all to be enjoyed from the privacy of your own balcony. It is located just across the street from the beach with great shopping and restaurants a few steps away! Cosmopolitan living at the beach characterizes this penthouse accommodation. The first floor offers a kitchen, powder room, living/dining area with a private balcony. Upstairs is the bedroom with a king size bed, full bath and a private deck with a whirlpool.
Sisters Three-by-the Sea and Mahogany Fun-NEW LISTING!!! - 32 Pensacola Street
Sisters Three-by-the Sea, the 3 bedroom, 3 full bath main cottage, is a traditional Florida beach cottage that will bring back favorite memories of your family’s summer vacations. Located just three lots in from 30A, you can stroll to the beach in seconds. The spacious wrap-around screened porch is nestled behind a thick grove of oak trees. Play board games on the outdoor table, relax on the comfortable wicker porch furniture listening to grandparents reminisce about how they spent their childhood vacations, or climb up to the shuttered tower with ocean views to read you favorite book and enjoy the sea breezes. Exterior Bahaman shutters provide shade from the heat of the Florida sun. French doors welcome you into the living area filled with light from the clerestory windows and sense of grand spaciousness provided by cathedral ceilings. Living and dining areas feature wood walls painted a warm yellow. Natural finished pine floors are found throughout the cottage. Built-in book cases with cabinets below provide wonderful display and storage areas; granite countertop with glass tiles beneath the bookshelves can also serve as a buffet for the dining area. Another set of bookcases flank either side of the breakfast bar. The galley kitchen has been upgraded with granite countertops, glass tiles and stainless steel appliances. Spacious pantry and washer and dryer are conveniently located off the kitchen. Take an afternoon nap on the extra sofa in the en suite master bedroom. The master bath has granite countertops, white tile shower surround and tiled floors. Two guest bedrooms, each with a private bath, flank one side of the dining and living areas. One bath features a skylight. The air conditioned attic was recently finished to provide additional storage. Children will scurry back from the beach to be the first to wash the sand from their bathing suits in the outside shower. Tucked behind the main house, one strolls down a lushly landscaped boardwalk entry to arrive in style at Mahogany Fun, a luxurious one bedroom, one bath cottage, resplendent with fine Mahogany wood throughout that evokes an English Colonial, Caribbean style. Bathroom includes a whirlpool tub. It is the perfect getaway for extended family or friends to have their own private sanctuary, designed by one of Seaside’s premier architects. The guest cottage has a full kitchen and a Juliet balcony to enjoy your morning cup of tea and secluded views. Outside behind louvered shutter doors is a separate washer, dryer and shower pavilion. Private reserved parking. These lovely homes are nestled into one of the most coveted locations in town, a stone’s throw from the infamous Pelican Pavilion leading to the beach, and steps to the pool & town. Current owners have owned and lovingly maintained both properties for twenty years. Square footage includes guest cottage. Additional 640 square feet of porches. The cottages can be leased together or separately and are popular with repeat guests. Strong rental income. Both cottages are being offered furnished with the exception of a few pieces of art, thus offering the attractive opportunity to move right in and/or keep on the rental program.
Memories Made Here - 744 Forest Street
Memories Made Here is the perfect cottage to start your family album of memories to pass on to new generations to follow. Many children who grew up coming to their Seaside beach cottage with their parents now have children of their own and are sharing their favorite memories spent on the sugar white sand with their grandparents. Interior updates gives this cottage a fresh new look. Plasma TV’s, 3cm granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, new kitchen cabinetry, wooden interior shutters, dark rich stain on the floors, beautiful artwork are just a few of the updated amenities. Porches run the full length of the cottage on the first and second levels. Living, dining and kitchen plus full bath are located on the second level. The light filled living and dining area have 12′ high ceilings with clerestory windows. Master bedroom and bath plus two guest bedrooms with private baths are located on the first level. Room to add guest cottage or expand existing cottage. Additional 757 square feet of porches. Furnished
Beach Front Cottage 10 - 2070 E. County Road 30A
One of Seaside’s original Honeymoon cottages. This hidden jewel is tucked amongst a thick grove of oaks atop the beach dunes. Foyer, bedroom, bath on first level along with an outdoor whirlpool tub on the screened porch. Living dining area combined, kitchen and covered porch on second level. Either porch would be a perfect place for celebrating a special occasion with a glass of your favorite bubbly under moonlight. Natural finished maple floors compliment the all wood interior which is painted a crisp white. Relax in a hammock on the second level covered porch with views of the majestic emerald green water. Wood burning stove for those chilly winter evenings. Beach front 4, 5, 6 and 8 are also available for purchase. Contact Jacky or Donna for prices.
Beach Front Cottage 6 - 2322 E. County Highway 30A
One of Seaside’s original Honeymoon cottages. This hidden jewel is tucked amongst a thick grove of oaks atop the beach dunes. Foyer, bedroom, bath on first level along with an outdoor whirlpool tub on the screened porch. Living dining area combined. Kitchenette and bath with shower and covered porch on second level. Either porch would be a perfect place for celebrating a special occasion with a glass of your favorite bubbly under moonlight. Natural finished maple floors compliment the all wood interior which is painted a crisp white. Relax in a hammock on the second level covered porch with views of the majestic emerald green water. Wood burning stove for those chilly winter evenings. Beach front 4, 5, 8 and 10 are also available for purchase. Contact Jacky or Donna for price.
Going Coastal & Tight Lines - 176 E. Ruskin
You will be perfectly at home in the main cottage located near Town Center and Ruskin Place Artist Colony. Front screened porch wraps around side of cottage. Spacious living area has painted wood walls, vaulted ceiling with half bath. The bright sun filled dining area is located off the kitchen with a breakfast bar. All stainless steel appliances. Master bedroom with full bath on first level, two bedrooms, loft and two full baths on second level. Extended family or friends will be more than happy with their accommodations in the guest cottage. Meet for coffee each morning on the open deck between the cottages to plan the day’s beach events. Guest cottage living area is open to second level. Full kitchen, bedroom and bath on first level. Master bedroom, loft for extra sleeping accommodations and bath on second level. All wood walls, ceiling and floors in both cottages.
4H Club & Plum Lazy-NEW PRICE!!! - 109 W. Ruskin Street, Seaside FL
Two separate beach cottages connected by a deck and covered tower with gulf views from east to west. Two bedrooms, bunk room, sleeping loft and 2 1/2 baths in main cottage plus 2 bedrooms and 2 baths in guest cottage. Plenty of room to host large family reunions or vacations with close friends, each having your own space. Meet in the tower for coffee and watch the sunrise or in the evening watching the sunset while making a toast and reminiscing over the days events. Mahogany door, granite counter tops, tile, stainless steel appliances are a few of the amenities included in these beach cottages. Perfectly located just behind town center with all Seaside amenities just a minute stroll away. Your waiting is over to become plum lazy.
Outside The Box-GULF FRONT!!! - 2114 E. County Road 30A
Custom one-of-a-kind and stunning do not come close to describing this Seaside Gulf front home that is truly “Outside of the Box.” Located in the on the gulf in Seaside, where New Urbanism was founded, one can enjoy luxury while easily walking to Seaside town center. This beach home offers high-end luxury and has been appreciated by movie stars and prime ministers alike since 2003. Its luxury amenities, include gourmet kitchen, three 20′x26′ gulf front porches, glassed terrace for unobstructed views of the gulf, painted wood plank walls and elevator all define this four bedroom, six and half baths, three story architecturally-acclaimed home. Top of the line finishes include slate floors, stainless steel and granite countertops, vaulted beamed ceilings. Exquisitely appointed with a custom-built dining table and an all weather pool table, gives one a glimpse into what sets this home apart from its neighbors. The entire first floor is designed for children of all ages. Two bedrooms with four custom built bunks sleeps eight, four baths, screened porch, all weather pool table and laundry room. The second floor includes two master suites with master baths featuring whirlpool tubs, private balcony, private 20?x26? porch with gulf views. Third floor boasts a gourmet kitchen the family chef will fall in love with. The entire family can take cooking lessons using family recipes to pass down to generations to come. Island kitchen with seating for five or dine at the custom made table for eight. The finely appointed living room flows onto another 20?x26? gulf front porch with full view glass panels offering sweeping unobstructed views of the glistening turquoise waters and sugar white sands. Prepare your favorite beverage at the outside bar. A security system, three AC units and hurricane shutters are all mindful components to this home. +-1800 square feet porches. Furnished with new appointments in 2009. (Some personal items are not included.)
Zea Creatures- NEW PRICE! - 758 Forest Street
Architecturally unique, this fabulous beach home offers it all. Located close to the west-end pool and a straight shot to the beach, you can accommodate everyone! Completely remodeled kitchen has beautiful granite countertops, glass-front cabinets, Jennaire cook-top island, panelled Sub Zero refrigerator, and much more. Beautiful maple floors throughout provide a warm glow and reflect all the natural light that this creative design allows. There are three bedrooms – each with private baths, plus a fourth bedroom, bath and kitchenette wing for Grandma and Grandpa. In addition, a large family can enjoy their own spaces in the TV/media room, the enclosed tower, or on any one of the numerous porches. One look at the dining table which seats 12 and you’ll quickly realize that this is the multi-generational beach home you had in mind! Offered furnished.
Giant’s Roost & Jack’s Beanstalk - 56 Tupelo Street
Two of Seaside?s original cottages on an oversized lot with room to enlarge main house. Square footage and bed/bath count includes guest house. Main house has a wraparound porch for playing favorite board games, reminising about past fun family adventures at the beach or just napping. Wood used thorughout on walls and floors. Climb the beanstalk to capture gulf views and rooftop vistas of Seaside from the covered tower. Offered mostly furnished.
Moon Dance-NEW PRICE!!! - 142 Seaside Avenue
This Southern classic Seaside home sits on one of the largest lots at the corner of Seaside Avenue and Savannah Street. Prominent porches with columns grace the home overlooking Seaside Avenue and extend outdoor living space on the first and second levels. The living area is filled with light from floor to ceiling windows and from the second level mezzanine. Off the dining area is a nook with wine credenza accommodating 28 bottles of your favorite vino and a 42” flat screen for the sports enthusiast. The fireplace will warm those crisp chilly evenings when you visit during the quieter season. The family chef will appreciate the newly updated kitchen with plenty of room to teach the next generation how to prepare delicious family recipes. A spacious island with granite counter tops also serves as a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, built in breakfront complements the numerous built in cabinets. The interior has been designed to accommodate extended family or guests. A completely separate second kitchen, living area, bedroom and bath can be privately used from the rest of the cottage. Guest bedroom and bath are located on the second level along with the master suite. Each bedroom has a private porch. Second level front porch service as a outdoor game room for honing your ping pong skills. An enclosed tower on the third level can be used for extra sleeping accommodations or home office. Balconies flank two sides of the enclosed tower with views of the gulf and Seaside roof tops. A perfect year-round residence or a second home or rental. Back yard features large outdoor deck for entertaining guests. Private parking at rear of property. Room to accommodate a garage apartment or storage building.
Forever More-GULF FRONT!!! - 2040 County Road 30A
+- 1944 SF (heated/cooled), +- 800 SF porches. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths. This gulf front shingle style cottage was designed by Richard Gibbs. Oh, so many amenities are included in this comfortable beach cottage. Two fireplaces with tabby chimney, custom mahogany doors, cherry countertops, antique cypress cabinetry. Antique heart pine floors, MacKenzie-Childs tile. Coffee nook with wet bar. Conditioned basement for extra storage. Rise the beach sand off under the rain style shower head before entering the foyer of this beach front cottage. Three bedrooms each with private baths on the first level. Slip away with your favorite book on the 20×20 screened porch off the master suite or by the master suite fireplace. Whimsical fretwork on the stairs begins your journey up to the living area with fireplace. Mantle made of reclaimed cypress. Kitchen and dining areas flank either side of the stair entrance. Your eyes are captivated by more whimsical fretwork designed into the ceiling. Bunkroom with bath are tucked away at the rear of the cottage. And then for the finale, view the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico from east to west from the second level 20′x20′ porch. New Roof and painted inside and out in spring of 2013. Furnished
Equinox-SOLD! - 23 E. Ruskin Street
Guest cottage snuggled in the oaks has all the amenities you need for a beach retreat weekend or a weeklong vacation. A spacious open deck for dining al fresco is shaded by wisteria. Maple wood used throughout the interiors has a soft hue from light filtering in through full view glass French doors. Custom built-in furniture is designed to maximize comfort of interior space. Living area is open above to loft bedroom. Efficiency kitchen with tile countertops is fully equipped for dining in. Loft bedroom with built-in cabinets has French doors that open onto a Romeo & Juliette balcony for star gazing at night. This prime location with guest cottage allows the purchaser the opportunity to design and build a main cottage. Custom build your Seaside dream home by the sea. Offered furnished.