Sandity-GULF FRONT!!! - 2000 E. County Highway 30A
This gulf front Seaside cottage was designed by Scott Merrill. His design of the Honey Moon cottages and the Seaside Chapel received national AIA Design Awards. He is also the recipient of the Seaside Prize. The exterior of this classic beach cottage features board & batten siding, extended overhangs, full view glass doors and floor to ceiling casement windows. The trellis front entrance opens to the foyer with interior steps flanking each side. Center hall leads to two guest bedrooms each with private bath and ends at the master suite. The spacious master bedroom and bath have built in cabinetry, double vanities and private porch, a serene place to relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi tub or teak lounge chaises. Ascend one of two light filled stairs to the living, dining and kitchen areas. Natural oak floors, white painted walls, colorful slip covered overstuffed sofa and chairs create a comfortable beach cottage feeling. The wood-burning stove will add ambience to those chilly winter nights. A set of wood columns define the living from the dining area. Kitchen and dining area have a raised ceiling and features granite countertops, gas stove in center island and wet bar. The open design of the entire second level maximizes views to the gulf. Enjoy dining on the covered porch overlooking the sugar white sand of the emerald coast. Your private viewing for those amazing sunsets!
Gulf Front Lot-NEW PRICE!!!! - Lot 4, Seaside 12
Located in the community of Seaside, selected by Time magazine as one of its “Designs of the Decade. This is the only gulf front lot currently available in Seaside and one of only four gulf front lots offered in Seaside with frontage from the gulf dune to County Highway 30A. Design and build your Seaside home with a three story main cottage and attached two story guest cottage over the garage. Total square footage (heated and cooled–not including decks) can be over 5200 sq. ft. This lot allows for all concrete construction and will have permanent views from the rear decks into Seaside Square in addition to the gulf front views. Rare opportunity.
Saratoga-PRICE REDUCED!!!! - 725 Forest Street
Southern living at its best. A pleasant surprise awaits you behind the entrance door of this Charleston style cottage. Side porches run the full length of the cottage on both levels, each are lined with four sets of French doors. The ceiling of the living area rises through the second level and filled with sunlight from the double set of windows with transoms above. Built in book shelves are flanked by the French doors. The kitchen and dining areas are separated by a breakfast bar with classic Tuscan order columns. The kitchen is painted a crisp white and features glass window pane upper cabinets, tile countertops, butcher block island table and crown molding. Natural finished oak floors and crown molding used throughout the cottage highlight the architectural details of this cottage. Spacious master bedroom with 10’ ceiling and bath located on first floor. Ascend the open staircase to the second floor bridge leading to two guest bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and private baths. Bedrooms open to the covered porch. The design and comfort of Saratoga keep guest returning year after year. Amazing rental history.
Beau Soleil -GULF FRONT - 2304 E. County Hwy 30A
Designed by Don Copper, no detail has been overlooked in this fabulous gulf front cottage located in the heart of Seaside. Three 20’x 28’ covered porches, one on each level, are additional living areas overlooking the gulf. Eight 20′ tall columns surround the two upper porches. Epay wood imported from Africa was used on the porches and roof deck. Hand blown glass chandeliers hang from the foyer and at each landing as you climb the beautiful stairway. First level includes three guest bedrooms, 2 queen suites and bunk room with three sets of bunks. Each bedroom has its own private bath. Laundry also on first level. Stained wide plank wood floors give balance to the light colors of the interior finish. Dumb waiter services all floors for ease in transporting groceries and luggage. Two master suites with private baths are on the second level. One exquisite master suite features exposed beams, double vanity, steam shower and Jacuzzi tub overlooking the gulf. Private access from the master suite to one of the covered porch furnished with hanging bed, sofas and comfortable chairs with gulf views from east to west. Marble and glass tiles were used in all bathrooms. The third level you will find an open floor plan that encompasses the living, dining and kitchen area with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. The kitchen is every cook’s dream with granite countertops, Wolf gas stove with overhead hood, SubZero refrigerator, Dacor built-in microwave, 2 Fisher & Paykel dishwashers. In addition, there is a bar area with ice machine, sink, walk in pantry with SubZero wine cooler and half bath. The cooking island with bar accommodates seating for six and the dining table with banquette seats eight. Create a fire on crisp days in the wood burning fireplace. The mantle is made of 900 year old river cypress. For the finale a spiral staircase takes you to the widow’s walk with uncompromised views of the Gulf of Mexico and all of Seaside. Relax and enjoy sun bathing on your private rooftop deck. There are amazing gulf views from all floors and the widow’s walk. Outside walls of first level are made of solid concrete block filled with poured concrete and rebar columns anchored 38 feet in ground. This property also includes a basement and a two car parking trellis. This is truly an exquisite property.
Wash Ashore -
This beach charmer is tucked among a grove of oak trees providing shade and privacy. The front screen porch leads to one of two living areas. The large galley kitchen is open to the front living area. Amenities in the kitchen include new stainless steel range and refrigerator, granite countertops and ample cabinets for storage. Crown molding and the natural honey color of the pine floors compliment the crisp white wood walls used throughout the interior. The dining area and a second living area extend beyond the kitchen. In addition to the central HVAC, a free standing cast iron gas stove creates a warm ambiance to the living and dining area. The living areas are comfortably furnished with slip covered sofas, chairs, wicker and antique pine pieces. A screen porch at the rear accommodates additional outdoor dining. First level also includes a full bath and laundry. The white wood walls continue up the stairway to the second level. The master suite with full bath features a private screened porch for a noon nap or to just to relax. Two guest bedrooms share a full bath and each open onto a rear screen porch. After fun in the sun on the beach the outside shower helps keeps the sand outdoors! Wash Ashore is just a short stroll to the beach, pools, tennis courts, fitness center, chapel and Seaside town center’s unique shops and restaurants.
Red House - 108 Odessa Street
Like an ancient Roman villa, the Red House is arranged for maximum enjoyment of the sun, sea, and wind. Renowned architect, Charles Warren’s design marries the classical traditions of Greece and Rome with the Seaside custom of wood construction. Architecture and ornament are orchestrated to lead upward from a simple entry to the Tuscan pavilion at the top, with each room, both inside and out, forming a sequence of unfolding visual experiences. Spacious, open living areas above the master and guest bedrooms assure a degree of privacy and create a piano mobile that overlooks the street and adjacent pool and park. Stairs spiral up and around the exterior of the house from the second level, offering views along the way. A set of eight Tuscan columns surround the pavilion, the home’s indisputable signature. Views from the colonnaded pinnacle capture the dunes and sea.
Studio 210 - 210 Ruskin Place
“Tuscany,” “Siena” and “An Apartment in Paris”
Spacious and stately, this row-house is perfectly located in the heart of Ruskin Place – the Artist Colony at Seaside. Containing two separate residential suites which can be used or rented individually or together, plus a retail shop, An Apartment in Paris, on the ground floor, this property provides maximum income potential.
Tuscany is a two bedroom, two and ½ baths suite overlooking the beautiful and shaded Ruskin Place Park: plaster walls; granite countertops; gas range; two fireplaces; park side private balcony perfect for people watching; 9 ½ feet tall ceilings; corner lot with a wall of windows providing abundant natural light; access via a steel ships ladder to the 800 sq. ft. rooftop terrace with cool-deck surface and astounding views of the Gulf and Seaside and a two-car carport are just a few of the amenities that makes this place so special.
Siena is a cozy one bedroom, one bath efficiency suite with access to a very private terrace. Siena can be annexed with Tuscany for that third bedroom.
An Apartment in Paris is a ground level retail shop including a ½ bath and provides steady income.
Vacant Lot - Forest Street
Custom design and build your Seaside home on one of the last remaining lots in Seaside. The community of Seaside was hailed by Time magazine as perhaps “the most astounding design achievement of its era”. It was also named “2015 Best Family Beach” from the Travel Channel, was named the “Best Beach on Earth” for families by Travel + Leisure magazine and included in USA Today’s “Top 10 Best Beach Towns in Florida (2013) by “Dr. Beach.” The holiday town was also the primary filming location of the classic movie “The Truman Show.”
Skye - 2026 E. County Highway 30A
Skye is located second row south of County Road 30A within the community of Seaside, just a 2 minute stroll to the beach. Recent interior renovations include a completely new kitchen with white wood cabinetry, white Carrera marble countertops, stainless steel six burner Viking gas stove, Viking side by side refrigerator and dishwasher. Master and guest bathrooms have been fully renovated with new showers, white subway tiles and Carrera marble used on countertops and flooring. Additional updates include complete interior and exterior repainting, outdoor furniture refinishing and new AC’s. From the entrance take one of two sets of stairs that flank either side of the foyer up to the second level. Living area with sectional sofa is a the perfect place to cozy up in front of one of two fire places while watching your favorite movie on the flat screen television. Between the living and kitchen area is a light filled sitting area with a breakfast table which can double for afternoon board games. Two deep set open porches on the north and south side of the cottage can be used for outside dining or catnaps. Access the roof deck from the south porch for sunbathing, dining or watching the spectacular sunsets over the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The family chef will covet the new fully equipped kitchen with fireplace. The adjacent dining area is conveniently located across from the kitchen and accommodates a flat screen television and a table for ten. Downstairs is the spacious master suite along with two guest bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms and an additional bunk room for sleeping accommodations for 2. A laundry room and shuttered porch for storing beach toys after enjoying your fun in the sun are also on the first level. This porch provides access to an outside shower and a spacious deck area with large family picnic table, barbecue and storage chest. Property includes two car carport. Furnished except art and some accessories.
Now and Then - 201 Smolian Circle
Magnificent details abound in this four-story, Eric Watson-designed masterpiece. Boasting six bedrooms – each with private baths, and a half bath, this superb home offers room for the entire family! The first level features a spacious living room, dining room, kitchen with double ovens and gourmet cooktop, and half -bath. For comfort, the master suite is also located on the first floor as well as a handicap accessible bedroom and bathroom with large walk-in shower. Four more bedrooms with en suite baths are located on the second floor. You can escape the familial crowd by retreating to the family/game/TV room on the second level, the library on the third level or really treat yourself to the magnificent views and inherent peace that comes from the beautifully designed tower overlooking Seaside. Stacked decks provide plenty of shaded seating while the ground level porch/deck offers a huge space for outdoor entertaining. Two sets of stacked washers & dryers help to facilitate an easy cleanup, and the newly paved driveway offers private and personal parking. This beauty was published in Classical American Architecture.
Seas the Moment - 102 Savannah Street
This light filled, spacious cottage is a family dream house. Built to last in the classic Seaside style with all wood interiors, Seas the Moment was designed by award-winning architect Deborah Berke and has been impeccably maintained by its owners. Located on charming, quiet Savannah Street, it is midway between beach and pool, yet away from it all. The house speaks comfort and easy living. A wall of French doors opens the capacious main floor living area onto a 28 foot wide screened porch that faces Savannah Street Park. Its open floor plan flows from living/dining room to a large kitchen. Right off the kitchen is a newly constructed screened porch that offers privacy for outdoor dining/relaxing. This outdoor “living room” overlooks a charming natural garden. The dining area itself seats ten and the kitchen is equipped for serious cooking and entertaining. Beyond, a separate wing houses the master suite with its companion trundle room. Two fully enclosed outdoor showers are accessible from the two main floor baths and provide an appealing alternative for an active family. Upstairs, two bedrooms open onto the large sunny deck, while the third bedroom looks out over the secluded rear garden. A shared full bath is supplemented by the two outdoor showers downstairs. The house is built for comfort and year round enjoyment with a wood burning fireplace and gas starter, upgraded insulation and two zone Energy Star HVAC systems. All rooms have ceiling fans and upgraded lighting. Exceptional storage space on both floors includes plenty of owner’s closets, while an outdoor storage shed in the rear provides ample room for bikes, tools and personal items. Culligan kitchen sink water filtration system and money-saving well for irrigation are just two of the many extras that round out this classic dream house by the beach.
Room to enlarge or add guest cottage.
Eclipse - 301 Ruskin Place
Modernism mixes with classic architecture in this townhouse on corner site overlooking Ruskin Square. Ruskin Place is reminiscent of Jackson Square in New Orleans, a mix of retail with private resident quarters above. Eclipse was designed by New York architect Alexander Gorlin, whose work is often featured in Architectural Digest. Alex was named AD’s New AD100 for 2016. One of his most recent designs received the AIA Design Citation Award. The front entrance of this town house opens to Ruskin Park, lined with a grove of oak trees encased with sidewalks that lead to many eclectic shops. Ground level are two bedrooms with private baths and shared walk though shower. At the rear entrance Brazilian mahogany steps lead to the second level entrance. Living area features custom made glass doors reaching up to the 20’ ceiling filling the room with natural light. The expansive walls are an art collectors dream. The dining area, adjacent to a spacious sitting/TV area opens to the kitchen with half bath. Island breakfast bar, pantry, granite counter tops, maple cabinetry, stainless appliances, tile and oak floors are a few of the details used throughout. The open staircase makes a dramatic architectural statement as it leads to the master suite on the third level. French doors off master suite open to private deck. Fourth level is an enclosed tower office/reading room. The roof terrace flanks the tower on the east and west sides with views of Seaside rooftops, the Gulf of Mexico and stunning sunsets.
A Summer Place - 428 Grove Avenue
A Summer Place is a traditional Florida beach cottage that will bring back favorite memories of your family’s summer vacations. Located within a block from 30A, just a five minute stroll to the beach, pool or Seaside town center. A neighborhood park one house away features a grill and picnic table for a fun family outing. The wrap-around porch is spacious enough for outdoor dining and additional outdoor living space. The perfect location to relax and listen to grandparents reminisce about how they spent their childhood vacations at the beach. French doors open on to the porch from the living area. Natural finished wood walls and pine floors are found throughout the cottage. Bay windows in the kitchen and living area fill the cottage with sun light. The kitchen has been upgraded with marble countertops and glass tiles. Start your day in the kitchen breakfast area sipping your morning coffee or tea. The U shaped kitchen with island and wet bar can accommodate the family chef with plenty of room for the next generation of inspiring chefs. You will find a plethora of storage in this kitchen behind the maple cabinetry. The separate dining area has a buffet nook and ample room for a farm house table. First level guest bedroom with full bath opens onto the porch by a set of French doors. Access the outdoor shower from porch or bath. Second level features two master bedrooms each with a private bath and vaulted ceilings. Includes onsite private parking for 3 cars. Room to expand the cottage.
Holly House & Bo’s Bungalow-New Price!!! - 29 E. Ruskin Street
Perfectly located three lots in from 30A and just a few steps to the beach or downtown Seaside. This beach retreat begins with three wraparound porches – savoring Gulf views, a cool ocean breeze and the melodic rhythm of the surf. Step through the double screen doors on to the front porch furnished with comfortable wicker pieces creating a welcoming conversation area. The soft subtle interior palette along with a unique blending of antiques and new pieces used throughout the cottage evokes comfort and sophistication. The open floor plan keeps the conversation flowing between the kitchen and dining area while relaxing in the living area. The hearth is finish with Cambria natural quartz and is the focal point of the living area. The family chef will enjoy preparing family meals in the kitchen filled with natural light from the bank of windows. Display your favorite dishes and glassware in the floor to ceiling antique side board. Surrounding the vintage prep table is a six burner Wolf gas stove with hood, Sub-Zero Refrigerator and KitchenAide dishwasher. Microwave and auxiliary oven are neatly stacked nearby. Cambria quartz was also selected for the countertops due to its durable nonporous surface. Outdoor dining area with gas grill is just off the kitchen. Wooden shutters were salvaged and now used as entry doors to pantry, laundry and half bath. On the second floor are two bedrooms, each has its own personality and presence. The master suite with upholstered and wrought iron bed along with natural bed linens creates a restful sleeping space. The guest bedroom and bath continue the peaceful tranquility of the cottage. Both bedrooms have private porches perfect for sunbathing or curl up with a good book on the outdoor swing bed. The entire 3rd floor is the tower bunk room with six sleeping accommodations for children to bring their best friends. At this level is a wrap around deck to enjoy gulf views as the sun rises or view amazing sunsets or star gazing. The interiors of the guest cottage are as warm and inviting as the main cottage. Sunlight cascades in from 4 full view glass doors. A fireplace creates ambiance in the living area. The kitchen is set into a spacious bay off the living area. The bedroom suite above features vaulted ceiling, soaking tub and private wrap around balcony. Offered with all furnishings.
Perfectly Chilled-NEW PRICE!!! - 61 Venice Circle
Everything about this beautiful home makes sense! As soon as you enter, there is a sense of peace and calm that envelops you. Whether it’s from the soft hues, tall ceilings or the glow from the gorgeous knotty-pine floors, you immediately feel at home. The spacious kitchen has plenty of room for everything. Generous cabinetry, pantry, lots of counter space finished with granite and GE Profile stainless steel appliances. Built-in dining makes great use of every square inch while a half bath rounds out the first floor. The second level is where you’ll find an incredible master suite, en suite bathroom with double vanities, and a covered deck off the side where you can enjoy your morning cup of coffee while listening to the birds singing. Two more guest bedrooms, one queen and one with three built-in bunks, share a full bath. The third level has a spacious fourth bedroom with two sets of queen beds along with full bath. The laundry room is also located on this level. Touches of wainscoting throughout also add a beach flair as well as durability. And now for the crowning jewel, follow the spiral stairs to one of the most unexpected and fantastic views imaginable! The recently renovated covered tower has the most spectacular sunsets along the coast with views of the Gulf, the town and surrounding parks. A perfect spot to chill. Private parking for 3 vehicles at rear of cottage and additional parking street side. This home is in immaculate condition and ready for your immediate enjoyment. Furnished (less some art).
Summer Dream - 499 Forest Street
This light filled, spacious cottage is a family dream house. Built in the classic Seaside style and located close to pool, play ground and fitness center. The house speaks comfort and easy living. A wall of French doors opens the capacious main floor living area onto a screened porch that runs the full length and wraps around the house. The 30’ x15’ living and dining room features 10’ ceilings, beadboard walls and a fireplace surrounded with book cases. The mix of antique and beach chic furnishings complement each other. Crown molding and oak floors used throughout the house. The kitchen has a pass though to the dining room and includes black and white tile floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Half bath and laundry room also on first level. Upstairs, the master suite opens onto the second level screened porch. Spacious master bath with double vanities. Two guest bedrooms with Jack & Jill bath also open onto the screened porch. Host your family picnics or barbecue on the brick paved patio under the shade of the oak trees. Private enclosed outside shower. This beach house is ready to make your dreams come true.
Honey Bee- GULF FRONT!!! - 2358 E. County Highway 30A
Located in the community of Seaside, selected by Time magazine as one of its “Designs of the Decade”. This classic Florida beach cottage was modeled on Thomas Jefferson’s Cottage at Monticello. A two story cottage beautifully set into the dune, finely crafted, yet an unpretentious hideaway. Designed by Scott Merrill, it was awarded a National American Institute of Architects Award of Excellence. The all wood interior is painted a crisp white. Master bedroom with steam shower, private screen porch with outdoor whirlpool tub surrounded by a natural grove of oaks, all on first floor. The living area with extended ceiling is surrounded with windows allowing light to fill the entire second level. Build a fire in the wood burning stove to warm those chilly winter evenings. You will be mesmerized by the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico from the rocking chair of your covered porch. Galley kitchen and full bath also on second level. Natural finished pine floors used throughout.
Beside the Sea - 2110 E. County Road 30A
Located on the south side of County Road 30A with gulf views. A double set of custom made mahogany doors greet you as you enter this beach side cottage. Beautiful red oak floors throughout and the extensive use of granite, marble and tile in the kitchen and baths are a taste of the details that await you. Each of the three bedrooms has its own private bath. The second level is where you will find the gorgeous granite kitchen with glass-door cabinets, Sub-Zero refrigerator and gas Thermador cook top. The abundant use of floor to ceiling windows, combined with high ceilings, create a bright, sunlit and open feeling in this home. A beautifully designed staircase leads you to a third level bridge (with built-in shelves), overlooking the living area, and opening to a sundeck that provides breathtaking Gulf views and an excellent spot to watch the magnificent sunrises and sunsets. Two parking spaces located on site.
Outside The Box-GULF FRONT!!! - 2112 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 x 26 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 x 26 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.
Sweet Retreat & Sugar Shack - 128 Tupelo Street
These cottages are a blending of the original vernacular and the later, refined Seaside Style. An arched framed entrance leads to a shaded screened veranda. Through the front door a foyer with Doric columns leads to the effortlessly chic first floor living area. This light filled house is open, spacious and inviting. Appointed with a palette of sandy tones and beach themes, the living room is laid back luxury. A combination of antique and modern furnishings set the tone for the interior décor. Defining the dining area from the living area are Doric columns which sit atop low walls with glass front cabinetry. The kitchen is outfitted with all the tools of a serious cook. A bay window with floor to ceiling windows floods the kitchen light. Half bath and private outdoor shower tucked behind kitchen and foyer on ground level. Ascend the stairs to the second floor hall that leads to three master suites, each with private baths. Each bedroom has its own personality. A large sleeping loft and covered porch also on second floor. Continue up to the covered tower with bench seating overlooking Seaside rooftops and views of the gulf. Natural wood floors, bead board wainscot and crown molding used throughout the cottage. The two bedroom guest cottage is simply perfect for a cottage by the beach. Tucked away behind the main house an outdoor living and dining area extends the inside to outside. The décor is cottage chic with comfy furniture and vintage accent pieces. The all wood interior is painted a crisp white. Interior dining area overlooks the outdoor living area and is adjacent to the galley kitchen. Guest bedroom and bath on ground level. The master bedroom with half bath on second floor. A Juliet balcony off master provides views of the garden or nighttime star gazing. This sweet retreat will exceed all your family’s expectations.
Victorian Secret - 45 Wakulla Lane
Designed by English architect, Chris Stoyles, founder of Archiscapes. Elegant Victorian inspired cottage located in the expansive croquet lawn within seconds of the tennis center, playground and two pools. Just a few minutes to Seaside Town Center and the beach. Recently built in 2011 with no expense spared during construction. Meets all the current building code requirements for wind load. Custom 2¼ inch mahogany exterior doors with antique door hardware throughout cottage. Custom cabinetry, built-in book cases and custom woodwork through entire cottage. Stunning quarter-sawn oak staircase with antique stair light fixture. Custom made Victorian light fixtures throughout the cottage. Custom stain glass in bar and stairwell. Expansive country kitchen with marble countertops and imported AGA range and hood. Full bar with granite countertop, wine refrigerator & ice maker. Electrolux and Bosch appliances. Gas range and water heater. Imported English “Thomas Crapper” commode. Metal stamped ceiling in music room. Two wood-burning fireplaces with reclaimed brick chimney. Marble countertops and floors in both master bathrooms with claw foot tub in the upper master bath. Shaded second level porch with day bed. Bunkroom with four beds each with a personal flat screen television/DVD player and LED reading light. Cozy second level library with desk, built-in bookcases, window seats and wood paneling. Hidden space behind staircase paneling. Nautically inspired third level bathroom with slate walls and floors. Upstairs master bedroom sitting room with mahogany paneling and a fireplace with granite surround. Tower with bench seating, full audio and shade canopies. Custom window shades and drapes throughout the cottage. Expansive views of Seaside and the Gulf of Mexico. Period electrical switches and receptacles. Complete home audio with touch-screen control and iphone input. Two 3-D Samsung flat screen televisions. Intercom and security system with exterior cameras. Residential elevator servicing all three floors. Whole house sprinkler system for fire safety. Outdoor Bevelo light fixtures. Spray foam insulation for optimal energy efficiency. Auxiliary third floor rapid water heater. One-car garage tucked beneath the cottage. As one visitor commented, “This cottage is a mini Newport mansion in Seaside!”
Renaissance - 202 & 204 Ruskin Place
The largest individually owned structure of over 5,000 square feet in Seaside, is The Renaissance House located in Ruskin Place Park. Inspired by the famous 19th century
British Architect, John Nash, the Renaissance House stands alone as the significant classic Architectural image of Seaside, incorporating cast stone columns and details. Standing three floors, the retail shop is housed on the first floor; architectural offices and grand rental unit, the Maidens Chambre on the second floor; it is crowned by its penthouse suite on the third floor, The Conservatory, home of its owners, Carolyn Pendleton and Victor Bowman, designers and occupants. In addition to its square footage, are the multiple decks and a large roof terrace. Each floor has balconies overlooking the park and large decks on the west, with views to the Gulf. The 1,600 square foot roof terrace with hot tub, allows incredible views of all of Seaside and the Gulf. The first floor, now houses the Red Bird Gallery, which offers fine art and collectibles; it also has two full baths and a studio
apartment. Constructed of masonry walls and fireproof construction, the structure contains an elevator and four covered dedicated parking spaces, all rare amenities in Seaside. The architectural studio offices on the east second floor overlook the park. The Maidens Chambre, with whirlpool bath, has granite countertops, marble bath floor and living space oak floors. The space opens through its six French doors to its large forty by ten foot deck with furniture, hammock, and grill. The penthouse is crowned with a Machin Conservatory on the roof, covering a large skylight opening over the dining area. The expansive kitchen contains a Sub-Zero refrigerator, wine cooler, large double sink,
separate bar sink, natural gas cooktop and double oven, dishwasher, and cherry cabinets, topped by Black Absolute and Blanco Romano granite countertops. It also has a companion deck across the width of the units accessed with its six sets of French doors. A grand piano adds to the social calendar for the Owners. The Master Bedroom houses the library and has two Juliet balconies overlooking the park. The Master Bath has marble patterned floors, granite countertops, steam shower, and large Owners closet.
Windward and Leeward - 130 Pensacola Street
Designed and built by architect Monica Chian of Atlanta, GA. Windward and Leeward were featured in Southern Living Magazine. Filled with light from windows throughout, these unique cottages share a corner lot steps from the west side pool and a short walk to the Pensacola Pavilion and beach. With charming architectural features inside and out, these cottages have it all! Windward has a king master bedroom with private bath, a queen guest bedroom with private bath and a queen tower bedroom with private bath and balcony offering spectacular views of the town, sunsets and gulf. Two porches, one open and one screened, provide relaxing sea breezes. Leeward is a delightful two bedroom version of Windward with private baths, two porches and a tower balcony also providing beautiful views of the town, sunset and gulf. Its spacious kitchen and dining room, with Juliet balcony will please the chef and host alike. Both cottages boast excellent rental histories and return guests year after year.
Sweet Potato and Rise & Shine - 36 E. Ruskin Street
Only four lots in from 30A, this traditional Florida beach bungalow will bring back favorite memories of your family’s summer vacations. Picnic on the front screened porch or relax a while in the rocking chairs after a fun day on the beach. The main cottage has a comfortable floor plan all on one level. Vaulted ceiling in the living, dining and kitchen area. Children can scamper up a ladder to the sleeping loft above the living area and feel as if they are on a camping adventure. Two bedrooms, each with full baths with access to private outdoor showers, flank one side of the cottage. Updated kitchen features granite counter tops, farmhouse kitchen sink with breakfast bar open to dining and living area. Spacious laundry room with ample storage off kitchen. The two story guest cottage is tucked away in the rear yard and fronts one of Seaside’s many hidden footpaths. Bedroom with full bath and laundry on first level. Living, dining, kitchen and balcony on second level. Onsite private parking and outdoor storage. Main cottage 2 bedrooms with sleeping loft, guest cottage 1 bedroom 1 bath.
Coasting In Style - 25 Central Square, Suite 304
This beautiful abode is located in the heart of Seaside Town Center steps from one of the top rated beaches in the world. A secured elevator opens onto a terrace shared by you and only six other owners. Each night the terrace transforms into a special place for stargazing with soft lighting and overstuffed chairs surrounded by large planters of native vegetation. From the covered entrance through French doors a foyer leads to the spacious living and dining area. The sleeper sofa accommodates guests and enhances rental potential. Off the living area is a private outdoor porch overlooking Central Square. Panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico’s emerald waters provide memorable sunrises. A galley kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and soapstone countertops. A half bath is also located on this level. A spacious master bedroom with vaulted ceiling has views of the emerald waters of the gulf. The window seat is a perfect hideaway to read you favorite book. The master bath features a steam shower, tiled floors and soapstone counter top. A private porch overlooks the terrace off the second level. You have your own exterior storage closet for beach toys or bikes. You are within walking distance of restaurants, galleries, shops, the market, bookstore and coffee shop. Enjoy comfort and serenity while creating memories to last a lifetime in this beach retreat.
Dolphin Watch – NEW PRICE! - 350 Forest Street
ALMOST SEASIDE! It’s got the location but not the price tag! Located in Old Seagrove and immediately adjacent to the east border of SEASIDE is this incredible opportunity to own a ‘Piece of Paradise.’ This place is made for entertaining! Located on the second floor, the kitchen is the focal point of this home and the 18′ long island/bar is the heart of the kitchen. A chef’s or hostess’s dream, you can entertain everyone here. Centered in the home, the kitchen is then flanked by two separate living spaces, dining room and two screened porches. Upstairs, enjoy a large master suite plus two additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. A wrap-around porch abuts two of the three bedrooms. Continue up to the tower room which has multiple uses, then step outside to one of the best views around. With a sweet tea or a summer cocktail in hand, soak in the sights and sounds of the Gulf and enjoy some of the most remarkable sunsets! There are two two-car garages, one attached to the main house and the other separate with an apartment above. A storage shed can help hold all your stuff or you could easily replace it with a beautiful pool. Mature landscaping helps offer privacy and beauty. The brick paving on this portion of Forest Street helps blur the line between Seaside and Seagrove. Steady income abounds here with the rental of two apartments either long or short term. The ground floor of the main house is a one bedroom/one bath rental at $1,250/month. The larger apartment is located over the separate two car garage and rents for $1,400/month. $31,800 a year from the apartments, plus the possible rental income of the main house estimated at approx. $35,000 net per year, makes for over $67,000 toward annual debt service. OR, still have almost $32,000 per year while being able to use or live in the main house. Fun and funky all the way around!! It’ll be easy to be a “local” here!
Beach Front Cottage 1-SOLD!!! - 2364 E. County Hwy 30A
Pure might be one way to describe this cottage design by Scott Merrill. Demanding attention and standing just behind the dune, this cottage has an amazing new look. The interior has been completely re-designed throughout to create a more utilizable space and open feel. Simplicity is the essence, white painted wood walls, crisp white linens and beautiful white furnishings invoke the feel of a Swedish beach cottage but with modern amenities. The tile floor has the look of antiqued whitewashed wood. The first floor is devoted to a romantic master suite with a sleek white quartz vanity, glass and pebble tile shower with a rain shower head. The master bedroom opens completely onto the shuttered screened porch through three full view glass doors that fold back to expand the bedroom. Relax in the outdoor soaking tub or on the outdoor swinging bed. Wood shutters and a thick grove of oaks surround the porch in an envelope of natural privacy. The stairs lead up to the second floor where the living, dining and kitchen areas take full advantage of the gulf views. The vaulted ceiling accommodated the addition of a new sleeping loft. The completely new kitchen design includes quartz counter tops, tile back splash, ceramic farm style sink, Wolf gas cook top, 2 Subzero refrigerator drawers and an under counter refrigerator/freezer, 2 Fisher & Paykel dish drawers, white cabinetry with glass doors. Sunlight cascades into the cottage, constantly changing the mood of the rooms. At high noon a turquoise Gulf shimmers, while later in the day, as the sun dips toward the horizon, waves glisten with shades of gold and pink. Enjoy the gulf breezes from the upstairs porch and dine under the stars. This is truly a turnkey home in the perfect location on the eastern edge of Seaside.
The Wright House – NEW LISTING – GULF FRONT – SOLD!! - 1992 E. County Road 30A
Designed on the principles of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie style of architecture, this home evokes Wright’s themes of unity, harmony, simplicity and a respect for nature. Wright’s appreciation for the Arts and Crafts movement and the inherent serenity are expressed in the open plan, the simple furnishings and the choice of materials. Throughout this magnificent home, geometric shapes, soft colors and woods of honey-colored maple banded in mahogany comprise the décor.
Its stunning views and architecture immediately piqued the interest of numerous publishers and television programs. It has been featured in such notable publications as Southern Accents, a special edition by Southern Accents featuring the “10 Most Beautiful Bedrooms,” Second Home, and Colorado Home. It was also featured on the Discovery Travel Channel’s series “Great Vacation Homes” and on HGTV’s series “Homes Across America.” It also graces the pages in Seaside Style, published by Rizzoli.
Located directly gulf-front and adjacent to the Natchez Pavilion, you will enjoy completely unobstructed views of the emerald green gulf waters, the sugar white sand and the most breathtaking sunsets ever!
The first floor, drawn around a sleeping porch and two master bedrooms with private baths, projects an air of tranquility. Furniture and clutter have been kept to a minimum with integrated platform beds and furniture with concealed built-in storage and the simplicity of a pair of hanging beds suspended from chains on the gulf-side screened porch.
A “floating” staircase through the home’s central core connects the lower floor to a seemingly infinite second floor. Here you’ll find the gourmet kitchen with Wolf gas range, Sub Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and separate bar with sink, large icemaker and instant hot water. The dining room and living room flow together seamlessly and are framed on both sides with expansive windows and gulf views. A rice paper-paneled shoji screen accentuates the high barrel ceiling above the stairwell and is backlit to provide a diffuse glow in the evening. Three sets of French doors blur the line between indoors and out, leading to a large 20×20 outdoor living room which is also the crowning jewel of this magnificent home. Opposing his and hers desks and a half bath complete the second floor.
Additionally, there is a laundry room with Miele washer and dryer, beautiful custom maple cabinets providing plenty of storage on both floors, security alarm system, a basement for storage and mechanical and the potential to remodel for an additional bedroom and/or bunkroom and bath. Outside, soft garden lighting illuminates the way from the two-car arbor to the front door. Custom bench seating provides outdoor storage, landscaping irrigation runs throughout the entire yard and the custom designed Viking grill and fireplace combo is the perfect place to end your day.