Southport Residence is located in Southport, a seaside town in Queensland, Australia, and was designed by BGD Architects. The home has tall ceilings and open spaces, giving the interior an airy quality, fitting in its seaside location. Photos courtesy of BGD Architects
Once most famed for its bohemian lifestyle, the Byron Bay of today is re-establishing itself as a boutique resort town. Alongside its stunning coastline, the region is now often most recognised for its rising number of design-savvy accommodation – unique boutique hotels that are helping to redefine the beach shack and reinvigorate the surf town. Sarah Bristow reports.
In an effort to soak up every last bit of summer, we've rounded up some inspiring seaside homes, from cozy bungalows we can imagine ourselves walking around barefoot in, to pristine spaces straight out of the glossies. Want even more beach-home eye candy? Click through for the full tours of each of these spaces.