8 Charming Beach House Exteriors

Whether you love no-frills, and full-of-heart bungalows or elegant seaside retreats, these coastal homes have curb appeal with nonstop inspiration. From an eco-friendly beach cottage designed with special sustainability features, such as walls and floors made from a mix of cement and white beach sand, to a beautiful beachside Dutch Colonial home with perfect contrasts and a nod to romance in its lighting, these homes designed by renowned architects will surely harness some beach home exterior inspiration for you. Read on to discover the island home of your dreams, and find out what you love in a beach home's design.