Beach Homes

Four Seasons Anguilla Calling; Your Caribbean Place Awaits

By valeriejarvie | April 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Four Seasons Anguilla Calling; Your Caribbean Place Awaits

Ahoy there! Carribbean sunshine, sand, and breeze ahead! The Four Seasons Resort & Private Residences Anguilla beckons with crystal turquoise waters, pristine white beaches, and sleek modern style in this elevated seaside retreat on the southwest shore of Anguilla. The British overseas territory is in the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles of the British West […]

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Forecast: Warm and Sunny, Due to The Kimpton Seafire Resort and Residences Launch

By valeriejarvie | January 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Forecast: Warm and Sunny, Due to The Kimpton Seafire Resort and Residences Launch

   Yikes, that arctic blast made me long for a warm beach with a tropical breeze! Time to head for Seven Mile Beach, named by Travel and Leisure as “The Caribbean’s Best Beach.” The destination I am longing for? The Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, Grand Cayman, the first new hotel in the Cayman Islands in a […]

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Top-shelf Tropical Townhomes: Alys Beach in the Florida Panhandle Opens Clermont Courts

By valeriejarvie | November 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Top-shelf Tropical Townhomes: Alys Beach in the Florida Panhandle Opens Clermont Courts

News from Alys Beach, the stunning Florida Panhandle luxury home and vacation rental community inspired by the traditional architecture of Bermuda: a new phase of custom three- and four-bedroom rowhouses is scheduled for construction with an estimated completion date of Spring 2019. The new project, called Clermont Courts, mimics the design of Caliza Courts, the first phase […]

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Saugatuck, Michigan: Living Large on the Midwest Riviera at the Mouth of the Kalamazoo

By Jon Anderson | July 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Saugatuck, Michigan: Living Large on the Midwest Riviera at the Mouth of the Kalamazoo

Growing up in Chicago, Saugatuck was one of many beach communities where folks who went to beach communities went.  My childhood summers were spent in the cement pond rather than a sandy lakeside beach.  In my 20s, I discovered Saugatuck and its sister city, Douglas, located on the Lake Michigan side of …. well … […]

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Avalon and Stone Harbor New Jersey; Cooler by More Than a Mile

By Jon Anderson | June 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Avalon and Stone Harbor New Jersey; Cooler by More Than a Mile

We’ve all heard of “the Jersey Shore,” however with 130 miles of Atlantic Ocean frontage, it’s not all reality show goombas and New York City riffraff.  The communities of Avalon and Stone Harbor share a barrier island on the far southern New Jersey coast called Seven Mile Island (no points for guessing the name’s origin).  […]

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Skip Venice; Explore the Lido for Your Italian Getaway

By Jon Anderson | May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Many who visit Italy are captivated by the history, architecture, geography, abundant seafood, and slower pace.  My trip to Venice left me wondering why anyone would want to live there. Don’t get me wrong — it was a great four days — but the constant hive of tourists that infest Venice would make living there […]

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