“This place has the best sand I have ever seen,” says Anderson. In addition to its prime location, their new home came with plenty of Old Florida charm an a long to-do list. Careful to maintain the structure’s original character, Anderson and Brown got busy transforming the once-rustic retreat with beaded-board paneling and a healthy dose of white paint. Here’s how they brought new life to their home while still honoring their style and its past.
Left: Steve and Leah enjoy the powder-soft sand near their home on Anna Maria Island, Florida.