Idea House 2015

North Beach Beauty

Like barbecued oysters on bone china or a strand of pearls with faded blue jeans, the Coastal Virginia Magazine Idea House offers the perfect balance of elegance and coastal casual living at the North End of Virginia Beach.  Located on…

Six Things To Love About the Coastal Virginia Idea House

1. Amazing Architecture: Even before your entrance to the house, plan to be awe-struck on the approach as you take in the nostalgic, Nantucket-style architecture that is described as the “epitome of a coastal lifestyle” by builder Stephen Quick IV of Stephen Alexander Homes. Alluring architectural details include cement, cedar shake siding; grouped and small square windows; and…

Construction Is Still Under Way

Construction is still under way, but soon we will be complete and ready for these exciting events.  Each weekly event will be ticketed $20 per tour with a portion of the proceeds benefiting one of the charities. Culinary tastings/samples from local businesses will be offered to attendees.  …

Coastal Virginia Idea House Partners and Products

Though a barn raising—the collective and voluntary building of a barn by members of a community for one of its own—may seem to us denizens of 2014 a quaint and nostalgic notion, it does serve to remind us of just…

Illuminating The Coastal Virginia Idea House

A crushed volcanic rock soaking tub? A rolling barn-style pantry board fashioned from a surf board? A laundry room that will have the kids fighting over who gets to help? Sound like a fantasy house instead of a dream house?   It’s not;…

An Inside Peek At The House

2014's COVA IDEA HOUSE Move over “Idea Houses,” there’s a new idea in town. Joining the ranks of prestigious architectural, interior and landscape design showcase homes around the nation—Coastal Living Magazine’s, Southern Living Magazine’s, and more—is our very own Coastal…

Introducing The Coastal Virginia Idea House 2014

2014's COVA IDEA HOUSE These days, there is a lot of talk about “updating” in architectural and interior design. But come October 2014, the first Coastal Virginia Idea House—a partnership between Coastal Virginia Magazine and Chesapeake based Stephen Alexander Homes—will…