Interior design offers worldly views

Written by: Abby Weingarten

Located on an idyllic peninsula with a back yard facing the Intracoastal Waterway, John and Nedra Greene’s Belleair Beach home would make the perfect primary residence—as soon as it underwent a complete design overhaul. The Greenes, who also own a home in Indiana, had purchased the Florida house at the end of 2009. They were preparing for retirement, which they are now fully relishing. “The house was one of those classic short sales that had occurred at that time, so it was a new property that had not been completed in its entirety,” John says. “Our back yard is the Intracoastal and, one block out of our front door are Gulf views, so it really is the best of both worlds.” 

Resources: Contractor: Phil Jester, Clark & Logan; Interior designer: Sharon Duprey, Ethan Allen; Kitchen and bathroom designer: Mark Straub, Straub Building & Design; Landscape designer: David Cabitt, D&D Envirocare; Pool and outdoor kitchen: Freestyle Pools; Lighting: Corbett, Ferguson; Painting: Sherwin-Williams Duration Home Collection; Wall treatments, furniture, accessories and window treatments: Ethan Allen; Flooring: Gulf Tile; Windows and doors: Pella; Granite countertops: GCI Services; Appliances: Viking, Famous Tate; Kitchen sink: Blanco Silgranit, Ferguson; Kitchen faucet: Elkay; Bathroom sinks: Kohler; Bathroom faucets: Santec Dome Collection; Home theatre: AV Specialists; Interior and exterior iron railings and fencing: Hot Shot Welding; Dock: Ress Marine Construction; Elevator: David Craig

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