Coastal Charleston Home

Cobb Architects created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country landscaping and an elevated foundation.

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Photo By: Holger Obenaus

Coastal Home Is Raised for Flood Protection

One of Cobb Architects' goals was to make this home feel as connected and low to the ground as possible while still achieving the appropriate level of protection above the high flood zones in Charleston, S.C. The home achieves this with a unique yet beautiful proportion that keeps it safe and protected.

Coastal Home Blends With Natural Surroundings

Palm trees, along with other small trees and shrubs, surround this home, accenting its coastal-inspired design. Porches and balconies allow the homeowners to connect with the natural surroundings.

Coastal Home With Elevated Front Porch

The garage is tucked neatly under the home, with the garage doors on the side. A beautiful stairway leads to the appropriately elevated front porch, which is raised above flood zones.

Coastal Cottage in Charleston, S.C.

With classic cottage-style elements and definite coastal flair, this home fits beautifully in its Charleston, S.C., surroundings. The rear elevation boasts multiple porches for enjoying the outdoors.

Charming Coastal House at Twilight

A cotton-candy sky serves as a stunning backdrop for this coastal cottage located in the picturesque city of Charleston, S.C. The beautiful backyard features low country landscaping.

Traditional Foyer Is Bright Yet Warm

Rich woods — in the front door, floors and entryway console — create immediate warmth upon entering this gorgeous home. White paneled walls speak to the home's coastal undertones and ensure a bright, airy first impression.

Floor-to-Ceiling Paneling in Bright White

Crisp white paneling stretches from the floor to the very highest ceiling in this coastal home. The clean shade of white works beautifully with natural light to create a bright, breezy atmosphere.

Classic White Kitchen With Coastal Flair

Traditional white cabinetry and gorgeous wood floors combine for a classic, timeless look in this kitchen. A light blue accent wall and bright pops of aqua add coastal flair to the space as a nod to the home's Charleston, S.C., location.

Crisp White Hall With Rich Wood Floors & Angled Ceiling

Rich wood floors pair with crisp white walls for a fresh look in this hallway. An angled ceiling with white paneling and subtle white beams adds interest overhead.

Traditional Living Room Features Coastal Color Palette

A soft, light shade of blue covers the walls and chairs in this living room, giving the space, which features traditional furnishings, an ocean-inspired feel. A beautiful fireplace serves as the focal point of the elegant room.

Coastal Gazebo Is Cheery, Cozy

A classic fireplace creates a cozy, intimate setting for this coastal-style gazebo. The soft blue paneled ceiling drives home the coastal feel, and colorful striped pillows and cushions add a cheery, vibrant touch.

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