I spent last week helping my sweet friend, Judy, finish a jaw-dropping duplex at the beach. We didn’t finish but got close enough to give you a sneak peak. Keep reading! There is a surprise announcement in a moment.
The houses are called “Castle in the Sand East”(the turquoise side) and “Castle In the Sand West”(the white side). Each side has 5000 sq ft heated and cooled, 1300 sq ft of covered balconies and a sun deck with private heated pool. Each side sleeps up to 26 guests. 9 bedrooms, 8 full baths and two half baths. Each master bedroom has it’s own private balcony facing the water. There are four per side!
How would you like to have a beach house like this?
castle in the sand beach house
Well…. wait for it…… IT CAN BE YOURS!!!
That’s right. At the end of this very long post, (hey, it’s hard to cover 10,000 sq ft of wonderful) I will give you a number to call and you can choose which side you would like to rent or heck… take the whole thing and you will have room for all of your best buds and most of their kids!
Actually, for those of you who head women’s ministries this is an ideal setting for a retreat.
I have been inspecting a lot of different job sites this week and thought I would let you see a little of what my week was like. In a word…. exciting!
First we headed north to watch the walls start up on this beauty.
I love a dramatic driveway.
It will soon look like this.
Yeah. I know.
Do you have any idea how many decisions go into a project like this? The number of knobs alone will make your head hurt.
Then we did a u-ey and headed south for another beauty.
Can you tell from that sky that it was cold??
The sunsets here are fab.
An infinity pool will soon enjoy this view. Hope I’m invited.
So far we started with hardwood floors, marble and columns then we went to exposed beams, limestone floors and antique doors.
I’m having fun. Are you?
Now we move to some color, tile and cabinet inspections.
Yippee. All aboard.
say yes to the blue
The Cabinets are here!
Two weeks ago we made the call t0 add planks to this wall only. (You know how I love my wood walls.) Only the splash directly behind the range will have a decorative tile.
I love that the bookshelves for cookbooks are hidden from sight and face the range. (See next picture.)
This particular house is a bittersweet blessing for me. It is the last house that my sweet friend Stan Godwin designed. I am finishing it for him just as we used to finish each other’s sentences. I hear his one-liners ringing in my head as I work on this project and just have to laugh. He was one of a kind.
I haven’t downloaded the pictures on the other projects yet but hopefully this will whet your appetite to follow along as we attempt to make the world a more lovely place.
Thank you dear clients.
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