Here's another view of both the beach house and the detached carriage house.
Terreeia and I have not been on many beach vacations together. And in the last five years that I've been writing this blog, only one.
So, I've only now figured out why couples seem to vacation a lot with other couples. It's so that you can have a shopping/lay by the pool friend or a golfing/activities buddy.
When I'm on a beach vacation, I love to lay by the pool and read a book. Terreeia on the other hand, is just like my Mom. Cannot sit still for long. The other day when Terreeia was out golfing my Mom and I had a swim in the pool. Then after maybe half an hour of lying there in the sun she said,
"Time for some fruit salad". Then shortly after that,
"Let's see if there are any fruit trees' she said. We found two lime trees.
"Let's tour the Carriage House".
Flagstones to the garage entrance, steps up to the guest house.
View from the guest house balcony.
Bedroom with adjoining full bath and kitchenette (sorry I didn't get good photos of them).
Then it was "Let's walk down to the beach", and on the way there we discovered a bunker along the side of the property with a futon, some end tables and lamps that could be made up on a moments notice with an overflow of guests. This is a beach house with plenty of space for family and friends!
By the time we got back up, it was time for lunch. And then shortly after that, a lovely massage therapist arrived to give my Mom a massage.
So I have only had one beach morning so far before it rained and that was today.
I thought I would show you some of the details that make up this lovely beach house for when it's time to build yours!
All the closets have these louvered doors. And I love the doorknobs with back plates from Baldwin Hardware.
The outlets are installed sideways in the baseboards. And the door bumpers with magnets so the wind can't whip them closed.
Every doorway has plinths with 4 1/4" casings and 7 1/4" baseboards. And she has wall sconces everywhere, you know how obsessed I am with lighting, haha.
I like how the shrubs are planted strategically for privacy in the Master Bathroom.
Last night I had a bubble bath with a glass of wine (per my clients suggestion) and this was my view. You can see the water from here too.
I love her colourful towels in the laundry room.
And another view of our breakfast corner.
And, if you're a cat lover, this is for you. Yesterday we went for a tour of the North side of the island (well that's where we are), and we stopped in a gift shop where this kitty cat lay right beside the cash register.
I asked if the tiny blanket with the pillow attached to it was specifically made for cats because this one looked so comfortable and she said 'No, it was a baby blanket but they sold many of them because of this one who lay on it all day long in the shop. Doesn't she look comfortable!
And, I'm moderating the comments because this is my client's home so please be respectful, most of you are, thank you!