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Palmetto Paradise

300 13th Ave. W., Palmetto If you’ve been house hunting in our area, after a while everything very well may start to blur. You’ve got your gated communities, you’ve got your condos, you’ve got your remodeled resales. Maybe it’s time to think outside the box and take a look at something completely different, like this […]


McClellan Park Vintage Charmer

How cute is this! A storybook cottage in the perfect neighborhood, just a short walk to Morton’s Market and Southside Village. Built in 1925, it’s got great period details: rolled eaves on the roof, the original front door with wrought-iron trim, wood floors, a wood-burning fireplace, arched doorways, a beamed and vaulted ceiling in the […]


Bermuda-Georgians in Boca Grande

I’ve had my eye on Boca Royale down in Englewood for several years now, mainly because of the architecture. It’s a sort of Bermuda-Georgian, formal yet tropical, and a nice change from the Mediterrean Revival of just about all the new developments. So I made a special trip there this weekend, to get a more […]


Labor Day in Arcadia

I went to Arcadia over Labor Day weekend and I must say, what a quiet, peaceful place it is. Compared to Sarasota it’s another world entirely, like a cattle town in Texas that time forgot. I don’t think it’s doing too well financially. Three different antique dealers refused to take credit cards, so as to […]