Florida Home Inspired by Bahamian Style

Inspired by the architecture and style of the British West Indies, this Sarasota, Fla., home by The Schimberg Group features lush foliage, crisp colors and rich wood details.

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September 25, 2015

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Photo By: Greg Wilson

Florida Home With West Indies-Inspired Architecture

Crisp whites and rich woods evoke a tropical feel on the exterior of this Florida home. Clean lines and a flat roof with a large overhang add a contemporary vibe, giving the home its own unique look.

Contemporary Tropical Home With Stunning Overhangs

Concrete is mixed with shells for this driveway, giving a nod to the home's beachy location. Tropical foliage lines the driveway to complete the look.

Lush Foliage Lines Entrance to Contemporary Tropical Home

Beautiful foliage flanks the walkway to this island-style home, making the entrance feel lively and welcoming. At night, two lanterns illuminate the path.

Florida Home Entry Way Boasts Zen-Inspired Design

Large concrete slabs carve out a walkway to this stunning Florida home. Exterior design elements like rich wood soffits and decorative wood brackets pair with tropical landscaping to give the home an island-inspired look.

Island-Style Features Boasts Blue Bahama Shutters

Horizontal siding, colorful Bahama shutters, a beautiful wood soffit and decorative wood brackets create an island-inspired feel at this Florida home. Tropical foliage enhances the design.

Tropical White Kitchen Is Bright, Spacious

Fresh white cabinetry and a white paneled ceiling create a bright, breezy atmosphere in this spacious kitchen. Wood barstools and a wood-topped island complement the gorgeous wood floors and add contrast to the mostly white space.

Wood Creates Warmth in Breezy White Kitchen

White cabinetry pairs with a white subway tile backsplash for a bright, timeless design in this airy kitchen. A wood island countertop and rich wood floors lend warmth to the space, and a paneled ceiling adds a charming touch.

Tropical Dining Room With Sunny Yellow Walls

A long wood dining table accommodates a crowd in this cheery dining room with pineapple yellow walls. The end of the room opens to a beautiful balcony with sweeping bay views.

Back Porch Overlooks Grass and Tile Pool Deck

A short cast stone wall creates a base for the back porch at this tropical home. Below, a unique pool deck is comprised of grass and rectangles of tile.

Island-Inspired Home With Rich Wood Overhangs

Island-style design elements like deep balconies and rich wood soffits combine with more contemporary features like a flat roofline with a large overhang at this stunning Florida home. The look is fresh, bright and unique.

Florida Home Features Sleek Swimming Pool

Sharp, angular lines pair with a palette of crisp white and rich wood to create a tropical home with contemporary flair. The sleek, rectangular swimming pool complements the home's design.

Backyard Oasis Complete With Pool and Spa

A pristine lawn and gorgeous tropical landscaping surround the pool and spa in this dreamy backyard. Blue and white chairs, which coordinate beautifully with the aqua water, provide poolside seating.

Rich Wood Garage Doors Compliment Overhangs

A spacious balcony is nestled above the garage at this tropical home. Recessed lighting illuminates the balcony at night, giving the home an alluring quality.

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