Idlewild Cottage

@ Indian Rocks Beach

Idlewild Renovation

March 2010
 
  Our goals for renovation are as follows:

- Preserve the architectural character
  - Update the structure for sustainability
   - sea-turtle friendly windows
   - insulation and zoned air-conditioning
   - use of ever-present natural breezes for cooling
   - water cisterns
   - re-use of original woods wherever possible
   - LED lighting throughout
 
 
Phase 1 of the renovation addresses the life and health safety aspects including:
   - removal insect damaged wood
   - installation of coastal standards for roofing
   - installation of hurricane impact windows and doors
   - reinforcement of foundation
finished Phase 1 in November 2010
 
Phase 2 Interior Main House & Landscape
-plumbing
-electrical
-HVAC
-alarm system
-music/entertainment/internet
-main kitchen
-master bathroom
-main bathroom
-flooring
-lighting
-decorative moldings and wainscoting
-motion shades for porch
-Landscape (patios, deck, walk ways, hot tub, plantings)
started January 2011
 
Phase 3 Guest Apartment Interior
 
July 2010 @ start of renovation
 
 
 
November 2010 @ end of phase 1
 
 
 March 2011 @ interior work during phase 2
 
 July 2011 - End of Phase 2
 
 
 Phase 3 Start July 2011
Guest Apartment
 
 
 Phase 3 Finished
September 2011