Sabbatical-NEW LISTING - 14 W. Ruskin Street
Main house: +- 2,362 sq. ft. Three bedrooms, 2 ½ baths. Guest cottage: +-470 sq. ft. One bedroom, one bath
This elegant, classically inspired pied-à-terre will simply amaze you! Situated directly across the street from the beach, the location couldn’t be better. From the first approach of this grand home, the distinguished architecture carries through to the interior with arched passageways, vaulted and cross-vaulted ceilings, right on to the classical architrave supported by Doric columns. To maximize on incredible views, this beautiful home offers kitchen, living and dining on the second level. The oversized master suite, also on the second floor, is absolutely scrumptious! Two additional bedrooms, each with private bath, are located on the first level, as well as the more ‘beach-formal’ living room complete with fireplace. For overflow company or rental income, the guest cottage is all they’ll need! One bedroom and one bath, this sweet little house also offers incredible views and spectacular location. You’re just a hop, skip and a jump from the beach and town center activity. Seldom do homes like this become available for purchase.
NEW LISTING- Ecstasea - 138 W. Ruskin Street
Situated on a quiet corner overlooking Forest Street Park, this cozy cottage offers private space for everyone! Rising three stories tall, enjoy spectacular views from the tower deck. Numerous shaded porches plus an open sundeck provide ample space for outdoor entertaining, dining or just plain relaxing. On the first floor you’ll find kitchen, living room with vaulted ceiling, dining area, full bathroom and one bedroom with private porch. The second level offers the second bedroom, bunk room with three twin bunks, second full bath and mezzanine with view of the living area below. Keep climbing and you’ll be rewarded with a super view of the town. Two stories of porches help open the inside to the out and vice versa. Snuggled among the trees next to Ruskin Park, this property offers privacy and room to expand.
Mathematician - 121 Central Square, Seaside FL 32459
One bedroom, one bath penthouse suite atop Seaside’s award winning Dreamland Heights building designed by Steven Holl. Don’t miss this opportunity to become an owner in one of the most celebrated communities. Take the elevator up to a courtyard exclusive to you and your seven neighbors. This suite is perfect for a quiet getaway to refresh your senses and leave all your worries behind. Living, dining, full kitchen and a balcony are on the first level of this suite. From the loft bedroom on the second level ascend to your private rooftop terrace for sunbathing or watching the ever-changing sunsets disappear into the horizon. Wonderful gulf views. Furnished. At the end of this year the entire exterior of building is scheduled to be repainted white. The terrance and roof tops decks will also be replaced. The price of this jewel will then increase!!!
NEW LISTING- The Station - 31 Smolian Circle
This magnificent home will draw you in at first glance! It’s all about space for family- lots of it! All the rooms in this gorgeous home are huge, and with 10’ tall ceiling heights. The heart of this magnificent home is its great room; gas fireplace, flanked by covered porches, and containing the dining area, there is room for everyone. The kitchen is amazing, with beautiful granite countertops and good traffic flow around an island cooktop. Open the French doors and the kitchen space becomes one with the large adjoining dining deck. There are two, equal-sized master suites with large en-suite bathrooms. One master is on the first level and the second is upstairs. Both have beautiful stone work, double vanities, large soaking tubs and separate showers. Huge walk-in closets provide room for his and her clothes, while plenty of locked “owners’ closets offer additional, or secure storage should you choose to rent. Two guest bedrooms on the second level each have en-suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The second floor dayroom is a perfect spot for the kiddos to play their games, read a good book, or just plain hang out. The deck outside the dayroom provide access to the shuttered porch, but climb the flight of stairs to the top of the tower and enjoy majestic views of the Gulf, the sunsets, and the town itself. Someone’s going to be very, very happy here.
Dream Come True - 31 West Ruskin Street
Dream Come True is located only three lots in from 30-A. Quick and easy access to the beach. A bright and light filled open floor plan with kitchen, dining/breakfast bar, and great room with soaring ceiling heights on first level. A bonus loft for extra sleeping or playing board games overlooks the living area and provides access to the open sundeck and tower. The master suite with ensuite bathroom is spacious and very well designed and also on first level. A second full bath on this level accommodates other guests. On the second floor are two generous sized bedrooms that share a full bath. Newly updated baths and kitchen features stainless steel appliances, quartz and carrara marble counter tops and glass tiles. The home has room to expand or keep the spacious open deck in the side yard for outdoor dining, entertaining and sun bathing. Custom design and build a guest cottage in the rear yard for family, guests or another rental opportunity. This home is in immaculate condition
Chelsea Place - 384 Forest Street
This home is magnificent! For the discriminating buyer who can appreciate quality in every detail, this home is for you. Designed by Opticos Architecture and built by The Arkon Group, you can see beauty and quality around every corner. The kitchen has only top-of-the-line appliances: Viking refrigerator with cabinet front, oven, built-in microwave, and stove, and Bosch dishwasher with cabinet front. The great room offers living and dining, gas fireplace, beautiful woodwork on ceiling, and wide plank wood floors. Windows are exquisite with built-in mullions. Second level houses gorgeous master suite, master bath with steam shower and claw foot tub, double vanities, and walk-in closet. Master suite opens onto sunny, south-facing deck. Guest bedroom shares adjacent full bath. Laundry room with Asko washer and dryer are also located here. Third level is the heart of this home – huge double bed bedroom with a complete living area and open decks provides plenty of privacy and space to spread out. Third level is one of the prettiest towers in all of Seaside and comes complete with sensational town and gulf views.
Desire - 207 Ruskin Place
Located in the heart of Ruskin Place is this dramatic row-house designed by award winning architect Walter Chatham. With three levels of sophisticated living, there are two bedrooms and one full bath on the ground level, along with laundry room; second level offers two more bedrooms and a second full bath; and on the third level is the kitchen with all high-end appliances, dining room, living room and half bath. Tall ceilings and windows abound in this beautiful home. Two skylights along with the over-sized windows brings abundant natural light into the third floor. An elevator takes you from the ground floor to the third floor in a flash. There is also a roof top deck which can offer private sunbathing. And no yard work in Ruskin is necessary! Enjoy the beautiful tree-lined park right outside your front door without any of the labor. This home is offered fully furnished so you can get to enjoying it right away!!
Southern Comfort - 49 Venice Circle
MAGNIFICENT!! Three stories of French-farm inspired splendour. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two half-baths, and a third level family/tv/game room. Exceptional details include 4 inch quarter-sawn #1 white oak floors, Calcutta Gold marble in bathrooms, Costas Esmeralda granite countertops, gas fireplace, AGA gas stove, wood-paneled Jenn-Air refrigerator, two tankless water heaters, country kitchen, many custom built-ins, cypress siding, drip irrigation, and built in accordance with the Miami/Dade hurricane code with doors and windows rated for 140 mph wind loads. Additional +- 576 sq. ft. or Balconies and porches. Fully furnished. Move-in ready.
Meant to Be and For Rest - 786 Forest Street
IMMACULATE CONDITION! Seller’s pride of place shows. Main house has two bedrooms, twin hall bunks, and three full baths and is approx. 1,414 sq. ft. HVAC. The Guest cottage is approx. 748 sq. ft. HVAC and has one bedroom and two full baths. Beautiful oak floors gleam throughout both homes. Tall ceilings are dotted with recessed lighting. Main house has the open floor plan everyone loves, and with large eat-in kitchen. Living room has a very pretty gas fireplace flanked by beautiful built-in shelves. A full bath on the ground floor is for the convenience of all. The second level offers a huge master suite with full bath and jetted tub. A private porch is perfect for early morning coffee. The second bedroom and hall bunks share a second full bath. The guest cottage is a very spacious one bedroom and two full baths ‘get-away’. Secluded yet with all the amenities you expect. A mini-me of the main house, you will find another gas fireplace, jetted tub, screened porches and appointments similar to the main house. Your guests will be so comfy, they won’t want to leave. But then again, neither will you. Both cottages offered mostly furnished.
Blue Moon & Summer Breeze - 655 Forest Street
Main Cottage +- 1650 square feet, +- 1000 square feet porch/deck, 3 bedrooms, plus bunk room, 3 baths plus enclosed tower. Guest Cottage +-692 square feet, 1 bedroom, 1½ baths.
These cottages are in immaculate condition and ready for immediate occupancy. Behind the colorful louvered entrance door is a side porch that runs the full length of the main cottage. Several French doors and many windows open onto the side porch allowing sunlight to filter into the cottage. The spacious kitchen and dining area include wine cooler, double pantry and lots of cabinets for the family chef. Laundry room, guest bedroom, and full bath are also located on first floor. The master suite on second floor includes a sitting area, private bath and private porch. Also on the second floor is a guest bedroom with a full bath and a room for either a home office or a bunk room. Enclosed tower on the third floor has open decks flanking two sides. Outside showers are tucked between main cottage and guest cottage. The guest cottage is larger than most Seaside guest cottages and features a full kitchen, dining area, living room, half bath and master suite with sitting area and full bath. Mostly furnished
Beach Front Cottage 12 - 2050 E. County Highway 30A
Rare chance to own this newly renovated original gulf front Seaside honeymoon cottage designed by Scott Merrill. The interior has been re-designed throughout to create a more utilizable space and open feel. Oiled wide-plank oak flooring and white bead board walls, along with the wood-burning stove and simple furnishings invoke the feel of a Swedish beach cottage but with modern amenities. The first floor includes a gorgeous, romantic bedroom bath suite with marble shower and a sleek lacquer vanity. A laundry and storage closet contains the Meile washer and dryer. Gauzy curtains separate the king bedroom which opens completely onto the shuttered porch through glass bi-fold doors. Relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi tub or porch swing with a peak at the Gulf of Mexico through the dune oaks. Upstairs you will find an open living and dining space with vaulted ceilings and a mesmerizing view of the gulf. The completely new kitchen includes a Smeg oven and cook top and Fisher Paykel dish drawer, lacquer white cabinetry and Cambria quartz countertops. A Thermador refrigerator is contained within the freestanding walnut cabinet. Enjoy the gulf breezes from the upstairs porch on the teak loveseat or dine under the stars at the teak dining table surrounded by crisp white curtains for privacy. Other enhancements to the cottage include Sonos wireless speakers, Mitsubishi ductless air and heat units, a Rinnai tankless water heater, and new roof, wiring and plumbing. This is truly a turnkey home in the perfect location on the western edge of Seaside. Offered mostly furnished.
Amore by the Sea - 120 Quincy Circle
A rare and coveted opportunity to own a commercial space in SEASIDE awaits you. This four-story building offers +- 1200 square feet of commercial on the ground level which Seller presently occupies. The second level is a two bedroom, two bath apartment with a beautiful wrap-around porch perfect for people watching. The third floor suite has a third full bath plus access to the expansive roof-top deck with stunning town and gulf views. Shared elevator access to both apartments. Apartments are offered fully furnished.
Moon Dance - 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. Price includes all furnishings with the exception of a few pieces of art and owner’s personal items.
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.
Sisters Three-by-the Sea and Mahogany Fun - 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.
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.
Giant’s Roost & Jack’s Beanstalk-NEW PRICE!!! - 56 Tupelo Street
Located within the first block in Seaside on Tupelo Street, this Seaside cottage along with its guest house sits on a large lot with room to expand. The main cottage is surrounded by a grove of shady oak trees and has a generous wraparound porch. A glass top table with a collection of sea shells and sugar white sand from the beach underneath is the perfect spot for lunch or playing your favorite board games. Adirondack chairs and porch swing are just around the corner to sit and relax. White washed wood walls and pine floors were used throughout the interior. The living and dining area feature a double height ceiling. Galley kitchen off the dining area is separated by a breakfast bar. First level includes a half bath with access to outside shower. Master bedroom with private bath also on first level. Second level stair landing is open to living and dining area below. Two guest bedrooms share a bath on second level. Guest cottage is a cozy retreat for a quiet getaway. Living, kitchen dining and bath with shower on first level. Follow the artist’s rendering in the stairwell of Jack and his beanstalk to the second level where a bedroom with half bath are located, then on to the third level passing the Giant to a covered porch with amazing views of the gulf and Seaside rooftops. Mostly furnished.
Memories Made Here-SOLD!!! - 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. Exterior of cottage has been freshly painted.
4H Club & Plum Lazy-SOLD - 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.
Sunset Dreams-SOLD!!! - 121 Central Square
This one bedroom penthouse suite is located in Dreamland Heights atop the award-wining Holl building designed by Steven Holl. This beautiful suite captures incredible views of the Gulf, downtown Seaside and the lively events in the amphitheater. With two stories of living, the marbled entry foyer is flanked by a half bath, and the large master suite with full bathroom. Custom-built, wooden spiral stairs take you up to the kitchen, dining, and living areas topped with a barrel-vaulted ceiling. Step out to the private balcony and enjoy SEASIDE living from your front row seat. When friends and family visit, the private courtyard you and your neighbors share can handle the overflow. This suite has been a very good rental. Call for details.
Life of Riley-SOLD!!! - 33 Pensacola Street
You will certainly live the life of Riley once you become the owner of this beach cottage located just three lots in from County Road 30A. Just a minute stroll to the water’s edge. Leave all your worries behind as you step onto the wrap around front screen porch. Open the French doors and windows on either side of the living area to allow the breezes from the gulf to flow through the cottage. Raised ceiling in living area is complimented with wide molding. The gas fireplace is surrounded with white tile and flanked on either side with built-in cabinets. It’s the perfect gathering place on those chilly winter evenings for the family to reminisce on beach days gone by. A pair of wood columns define the living are from the dining room. The kitchen features a breakfast bar adjacent to the dining area. White painted wainscoting has been used throughout the cottage. Two guest bedrooms each with full bath located on first level. Two bunks rooms are conveniently located off each guest bedroom. The rear deck features an enclosed outside shower and is accessible to the guest bathrooms. Laundry and storage located under stairwell. The light filled staircase leads to the master suite and private full bath on the second level. A private porch off the master bedroom offers a quiet hideaway to read your favorite book. Ascend to the covered tower on the third level for views of the emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico to watch the evening sunset. Room to add guest cottage. Mostly furnished.
Forever More-SOLD!!! - 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
Zea Creatures-SOLD!!! - 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.