This Season’s Latest Trends, not Fashion or Pantone Colors but…Custom Home Projects?

Custom-Homes-Builder-in-the-Sarasota-FL-area-NautilusCustom home building in Sarasota FL, like any industry, goes through trends. And especially within the luxury sector, unique aspects to a home can change drastically from season to season. With interesting colors, materials and add-ons, three of this season’s latest trends not only add character to a custom home project but value.

  • “Coastal Contemporary” Styling – This current trend in luxury custom home building brings about a modernization of the Old Florida home. Adding clean and contemporary lines to a historic looking frame.
  • Incorporating Natural Elements – Utilizing stone or tabby concrete (shells or rocks in the stucco finishes, like some Floridian driveways) provides an earthy feel to a project. Cedar or cypress tongue and groove wooden walls are also a current trend.
  • Making Use of Outdoor Spaces – Utilizing the outdoor space has become important to Southwest Florida homeowners this season. Adding interesting aspects to the outdoor areas like fire pits, courtyards and breezeways not only adds living square footage to a home, it also brings more value to the home. While developing outdoor spaces adds value to a home, it also cuts down on added costs like additional wall spaces and air conditioning.

At Nautilus Homes, we aim to incorporate modern trends in our custom homes and renovations, but we always respect the traditional Florida elements that make Sarasota custom homes unique. We design our homes to be timelessly elegant.

Is It Over? Four Key Items You Need To Complete a Project

Let’s face it – When you’re building a custom home in Sarasota, in the thick of things, it’s hard to know when you’ve reached the finish line. When you’re surrounded by details every day trying to finish a project, you can sometimes lose track of the bigger picture.

The front door is in place, check; the kitchen stove is hooked up, check; the faucets work, check.

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Jewel Boxes – Not Just for Grandmother’s Trinkets

Nautilus Homes’ unique specialty in constructing Jewel Box Homes has been so successful that they have had to trademark the term.

Longboat-Key-ArchitectsWe all know what an actual jewelry box is – a small, delicately and ornately hand carved box that contains your most precious and sentimental jewelry. Nautilus Homes takes this notion and applies it to luxury custom home building. Nautilus Homes focuses on quality, not size.

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