Tour + Enter Now: DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016

Take a peek inside this modern waterfront retreat, then enter for a chance to make it yours!

Open Floor Plan

Open Floor Plan

This view from the dining area shows the strong connection that the space has with the home's front entry and stairs up to the second-floor bedrooms. The graphic black-and-white wall covering recalls tropical leaves, a nod to the home’s coastal location.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Do you dream of living in a sleepy beach town? What about waking up to unobstructed, waterfront views? Or maybe owning an adult-friendly, treehouse-inspired escape? If you answered, "yes" to any of those questions, then the DIY Network Blog Cabin might just be your dream-home-come-true.

Take a virtual tour of this Panacea, Florida home, then enter for your chance to win it, like, for life!

Let's start outside.

Waterfront Location

Waterfront Location

Located in the waterfront community of Panacea, Florida, DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016 was designed to reflect the coastal activities and natural beauty that surround the property.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Exterior Tour 01:57

Take a 90-second tour of the home's amazing outdoor spaces.

Now for the entry...

Unique Decor

Unique Decor

A cypress stump creates a unique decorative feature in the entryway’s exterior corner of the stairs.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Entryway and Dining Room Tour 01:15

Tour the spacious entryway and modern-rustic dining room with a live edge dining table.

...And the kitchen.

Center of Everything

Center of Everything

With a breakfast nook on one side, a pantry and office on the other side and an open connection to the living and dining rooms, the DIY Network 2016 Blog Cabin kitchen is the true heart of the home.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Kitchen and Pantry Tour 01:26

Tour the nautical-inspired, open kitchen with turquoise accents and a fish-scale tile backsplash.

Then, the living room.

Prime Destination

Prime Destination

Two comfortable wood-framed white sofas, serene coastal colors and a strong connection with the outdoors help make the centrally located living room the perfect spot to relax and entertain.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Living Room Tour 01:26

Take a tour of the living room with coastal accents and a fish tank room divider.

OK, on to the guest room.

Special Retreat

Special Retreat

The crisp and cool guest bedroom, with dark azure and white beadboard walls and a modern coastal feel, includes an inviting bed, a spot to read and relax, and a large glass sliding door that opens to an outside deck with stunning views.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Guest Room Tour 01:29

Tour the modern-coastal guest room with beadboard wainscoting.

Next, the powder room.

Hanging Storage

Hanging Storage

A ladder shelf provides handy storage for hand towels and a potted plant adds a touch of nature to the airy, neutral powder room off the home's front entry and dining area.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Powder Room Tour 01:29

See the light and bright powder room off the front entry.

Want to see the office and laundry room?

Central Location

Central Location

The home office also enjoys close proximity to both the adjacent laundry room and kitchen.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Office and Laundry Room Tour 01:27

Tour the spacious and stylish office and laundry room with ample storage.

How about the master bedroom?

Soothing Space

Soothing Space

White walls in a satin finish and other key changes give the master bedroom a more refined, soothing look and coastal feel that fits the waterfront location of this Panacea, Florida home.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Master Bedroom Tour 01:25

See the serene master bedroom with a wood burning stove and private deck.

And, of course, the master bathroom.

Custom Mirror Wall

Custom Mirror Wall

Wenge and cedar wood, splatter antique glass and copper painted mesh combine to make up the master bath's custom mirror wall. Handcrafted iron mermaid wall hooks inside offer hanging storage for towels. A steel canvas basket that sits next to the mirror wall offers storage for dirty towels.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Master Bathroom Tour 01:19

Tour the rustic-modern master bathroom with a walk-in steam shower.

Don't worry, there's a bunk room for the kids.

Whimsical Space

Whimsical Space

Custom built-in bunk beds, a boat hull play area and a cedar tree from the property (shown later in the gallery) are three key components of this joyful kids' bedroom with a woodsy vibe.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Bunk Room Tour 01:12

See the woodsy, nautical retreat designed with kids in mind.

Now, back outside to the main deck...

Lower Lounge Space

Lower Lounge Space

Walls around a workshop that sat underneath this home on stilts were removed, and the space was transformed into a new lower deck made for entertaining and lounging.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Lower Deck Tour 01:20

Tour the main outdoor living space with a fish-cleaning station.

...And the second deck.

Updated Upper Deck

Updated Upper Deck

The refreshed upper deck offers a flexible space off the upstairs bedrooms with a bistro table and pretty matte green chairs and a seating area with fire table for chilly evenings.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Upstairs Deck Tour 01:19

Tour the modern upstairs deck with breathtaking bay views and a fire table.

Oh, yeah, there's another deck.

Casual Entertaining

Casual Entertaining

The inviting back deck with different activity zones offers a place for casual entertaining, relaxing and enjoying water views.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Back Deck Tour 01:05

Situated outside the living room, the back deck boasts modern seating and water views.

Finally, the bonus room.

Staghorn Ferns

Staghorn Ferns

The cedar angle display wall includes attractive Staghorn ferns, plants that are grown both indoors and outdoors and thrive in warmer parts of the United States like Florida.

Photo by: Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Photos: Christopher Shane/Styling: Elizabeth Demos

Bonus Room Tour 01:07

Experience the rustic-modern retreat with a sleeper sofa that sits tucked away from the main house.
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