Murray Homes Enters Bird Key Contemporary Masterpiece Into SRQ 2013 Home Of The Year Awards

Murray Homes Enters Bird Key Contemporary Masterpiece Into SRQ 2013 Home Of The Year Awards

Murray Homes, won Platinum for Best Remodel / Renovation in the 2012 Home of the Year awards has entered a contemporary luxury masterpiece into the Best Overall Home category for the SRQ 2013 home of the year awards.

Specializing in luxury waterfront homes in Sarasota Bird Key, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Casey Key and west of the trail, Murray homes has selected their latest entry, a Bahamian inspired home, designed by John Potvin.

Based on the Dominican home of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, this wonderful island style, 3 bedroom and 4.5 bath home offers a refreshing style to Sarasota. Situated in the epicenter of Sarasota’s luxury waterfront real estate market – Bird Key. The home faces west with stunning vistas of Lido Key . A contrast to a previous era of opulent Mediterranean homes with lavish and ornate details, this home is designed simple elegant symmetry and clean modern lines, while maintaining it’s Island design roots. Additionally this beautiful home is built to LEED silver certification.

At 3,900 square feet under air conditioning the house is not large, yet when the sixteen foot pocketing sliders are open to the 700 square foot porch from the great room the home feels much larger. Cypress tong and groove ceilings keep the contemporary styling from feeling cold. White shell stone pavers and teak furniture look over the 30′ pool, spa and dock, complete with custom kayak lift. With close attention being paid to adhering to LEED requirements, the landscaping is complimentary to the architectural theme as well as being water-efficient and sustainable.

On the interior, Italian porcelain floors, Italian cabinetry and simple and elegant detailing give the home a casual yet sophisticated feel. The interior design including choice of tile, colors and trim has been chosen to enhance the architectural style and bridge the gap between Casual Island and Contemporary Manhattan styles. Built by Murray Homes, designed by John Potvin and finished by Cynthia Bernstein, this beautiful home has attracted much attention and has become a firm favorite on Bird Key.

About luxury Sarasota home builder Murray Homes

Murray Homes is an industry leader in building luxury waterfront custom homes, that exceed the expectations of their clients. Each Murray Home is built with a meticulous focus on detail. Using technology at its most efficient, materials that enhance value, and offering superior architecture and finishing is a hallmark of their work. Their commitment to the highest quality standards for building and customer service combined with unparalleled savvy for this area’s real estate market is backed by a proven track record. Professionals within the Sarasota real estate and building industry have come to rely on Murray Homes as the “go to” team for getting the most out of a luxury home purchase for clients.

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About the SRQ Home of The Year Awards

The 9th Annual SRQ Home of the Year competition brought to you by SRQ Magazine: Best Overall Magazine on Florida’s West Coast. Our panel of national expert judges will review entries based on design aesthetics, integrity of function and uniqueness for SRQ Home of the Year’s Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards. Winners will be featured in a special winners supplement in SRQ’s March 2013 issue.

Local professionals are invited to submit their best work in home design, interiors, landscape and architecture.

More about the SRQ Home of The Year Award at:

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