I have a new friend in Marietta and her name is Lynn. We met up at the beach last week in Florida. We actually went to high school together, she was one year behind me, but didn’t know each other. But, now all these years later, we have connected and I am enjoying getting to know this talented Marietta native. We met up at the Marietta Christmas tour of homes, as her family’s gorgeous historical home, Ellwood, was on the tour and I was a docent in their house. I still want to go back and photograph that house too, but for now, I’ll share her beach house with ya’ll. It’s that time of year and who doesn’t love a pretty beach house.
As I mentioned, Lynn is extremely talented and when I met up with her in Destin, I found out how far back this talent goes. She’s a go-getter and began buying homes years ago, right out of college to fix up and rent and she still has lots of those that she manages. Beach houses, mountain lodges, Lynn has them all. She sews, she decorates and is a fabulous artist too and I saw all of her talent on display at both Ellwood and the beach house, Seaside Sister. This home is rented out during the year, so you can check it out vacation rentals here, if you’re interested in staying there.
She bought this beach house 2 years ago and brought it back to its full glory, 3 stories of beauty.
I love this beautiful double door that greets everyone.
A pretty lime green chair and planter doesn’t hurt either.
I’m a sucker for shingles and this is one pretty house.
Seaside Sister is rented out every year, so if you’d like to take a group there to stay, it’s in the Seagrove area.
Inside the door is a nicely decorated foyer and it just screams beach, doesn’t it? I just might have to borrow this shutter idea. Love those!
Lynn is a talented artist and painted this one.
Downstairs, is a bunkroom that sleeps four and it is cute as a button.
I’ve slept in a bunkroom before and didn’t mind it a bit.
This one is cozy, but well appointed.
The downstairs bathroom has all the comforts of home.
Another downstairs bedroom, I love the cute windows in here.
Welcome to Seaside Sister.
Up one flight of stairs is the main living area with the dining room at the top of the stairs.
The whole house is just beautiful and welcoming.
The kitchen was all redone by Lynn and is very open and easy to navigate.
Granite countertops and a nice big island would be great for a crowd.
She painted the cabinets a pretty greige color.
The familyroom is nice and big too with a pretty rattan sectional.
Great place to hang out.
Pretty collection of pottery and shells.
The balcony off the living room holds some brightly painted lime green wicker pieces that Lynn picked up thrifting and repainted. A girl after my own heart!
Up another flight of stairs is the master bedroom.
Love this little vignette at the top of the stairs.
Amen to that sentiment! I couldn’t agree more.
Another guestroom upstairs.
In vivid blues and greens, oh so beachy.
With another well appointed bathroom.
The master bedroom is huge and spacious. Lynn found that bed at a yardsale and painted it black. Love it in here.
Master bathroom is so very nice with travertine floors.
Lynn really did a great job renovating this house.
The views from the top are breath-taking and that is why we all love the beaches on the Gulf coast of Florida.
Don’t you agree?
Don’t forget, Thrifty Treasures returns this Sunday evening! I’ve got a fun find from the Destin, Florida Goodwill to share with you. It will show up in my house one day!