Homes that sit on the water's edge offer tranquility and tradition that have long been part of the American dream. For those looking to pursue that dream as a vacation home, a vacation to retirement home, or primary residence, this image-driven decor book presents more than 50 waterfront homes in the continental United States. From multi-million-dollar castles to Mediterranean-style villas to rustic cottages and contemporary condos, they provide inspiration through nearly 350 color photographs. See design choices professional interior designers made to decorate these homes in settings along oceans, lakes, and ponds. An ideal book for the dreamer, planner, and designer in you; use the resources section to turn your vision for a waterfront lifestyle into reality.
Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney's previous books include Contemporary Sand Sculpture. Rooney specializes in contemporary art and architecture and has authored more than 50 books. Purchia is a stained glassartist. As coauthors, they offer complementary experiences and perspectives.