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Category: The Coast

Another Awesome Aussie Home Perched Above the Cliffs of Avalon Beach

The Avalon Lighthouse The approach to this home fills you with a sense of arriving somewhere that is very far away from Avalon Beach, Australia with its accents of Africa, Morocco, and Greece. Named the Avalon Lighthouse as it is perched high atop the cliffs of Bangalley Head where the…

Chic Spanish Cottage on the Mediterranean Sea

Escape This chic beach cottage is in Alicante, Spain on the Mediterranean sea. This house, which dates back to the 1950s, was completely remodeled on the interior but because of the coastal building laws, the Architectural elements such as ceilings, beams, floor and window frames were kept in their original…

A French Photographer’s Beachside South African Villa

Superb South African Villa Jean-Marc Lederman, a French fashion photographer with a background in architecture, purchased this fabulous villa near the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Lederman renovated the modest two-story hillside brick box into an impressive modernist home. He had always dreamed of living in a…

Historical Boathouse in Mosman, Sydney

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Dreamy Boathouse Revival Set on the beautiful expanse of Sydney Harbour, and several pocket-sized beaches, Mosman is a stylish urban hub featuring some great shopping and culinary experiences as well as being home to the famous Taronga Zoo (I’m not a fan…

Here is My New Kitchen

Our Humble Dream Home A little over ten years ago, my husband and I bought a beach cottage next-door to us. It was built in 1938 and had only two owners before we acquired it. The original owner was a lady from Chicago who designed the ‘L shaped…

Just Above the Waves in Malibu, D.L. Rhein Does Her Thing

Malibu Interior Design~ Perched directly above the crashing waves of the Malibu coastline, this 1930’s cottage was a summer retreat Deborah Rhein‘s clients rented for years.  When the opportunity arose to purchase it, they immediately decided it had to be theirs. Designer Deborah Rhein has been a…

Indonesian Inspired Cottage in Byron Bay

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Haveli House After starting her own design business nearly 10 years ago, importing earthy and tribal antiques, furniture and textile from India and Bali, Heidi Daburger came across the perfect opportunity to combine her love of interiors and renovation in a 1950’s Bungalow cottage…

Another Stunning Beach House in Sydney~

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Smashing Sydney Beach House on the Water This Sydney beach house is decorated with a beautiful minimalist style that proves that many times “less is more”. The navy blue exterior of this house is so beautiful and it makes the bright white…

Small Beach Retreat in the Italian Riviera

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A MER VEILLE~ This small Beach Retreat in the Italian Riviera is located on the Italian Riviera between Bordighera and San Remo, this small beach retreat looks like my next vacation. Not only for its idyllic views over the Mediterranean, but also for its interior…

The Great Ocean Road Beach Shack Revival

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Great Ocean Road Beach Shack in Victoria, Australia~ This Great Ocean Road Beach Shack, Dorman House is a finely crafted timber box, independently constructed to hover over an existing beach shack in Lorne, Victoria, Australia. In contrast to the neighbors, it has been designed…