Comfortable armchairs in this modern shore house are positioned between the living room and kitchen, offering a panoramic view of the ocean. The chairs swivel in order to make conversations easy no matter where guests are gathering. A lovely painting of a swimmer brings a beachy feel to the space.
When the ocean's shore awaits just outside, do everything possible to highlight that amazing feature. A large glass door is a must! Here, uniquely arched ceilings reflect the shape of the door and allow light to rise, creating a lofty, open effect.
Here's a comfortable living area with a sophisticated flair, perfect for enjoying lazy days along the shore. The bookcase anchors the space and is trimmed with rope for an added beach feel. A flat screen television is mounted above the wood burning fireplace.
Welcome to beautiful Turks and Caicos, where blue skies and crystal clear waters seem to literally go on for miles. Located on Providenciales’ North Shore is Villa Cerulean, a contemporary beach house that boasts 118′ of water frontage, as well as an open floor plan with four bedrooms and four baths.
The spectacular shore view from this beach house is all the art that's necessary to complete the living room. It's gorgeous! Overstuffed upholstered chairs reflect a casual feel, and hardwood floors make for easy clean up. The coffee table with the rotating top is a unique and functional piece of furniture -- and conversation piece.
The owners of this New York penthouse apartment added overall square footage to their home by creating a rooftop entertaining spot. The concrete planter houses low maintenance shrubs and the synthetic turf feels great on bare feet.
Here's another example of taking advantage of the traditional Craftsman deep porch to make a house feel more like a home. Note the comfy seating area in front. The paint colors are by BEHR: Quail Ridge, Pebbled Shore and Blooming Wisteria.