home of distinction
s i t e p r e s e r v e d
In 2014, they committed to working with a Realtor to
find the perfect site and hired Evan Barton of Intracoastal
Realty to lead the search party.
“It’s the very first lot he took me to,’ the homeowner says.
“I got out of his car, saw the 13 breathtaking live oak trees
and the water and said ‘if you find me another property as
good as this today I’ll give you all the money in my wallet.’”
Relationships are important to the couple already
acquainted with Ellison, who was one of three builders they
planned to meet on site.
“Lucien said, ‘I would love to work here every day,’” the
homeowner recalls. They knew right away he would become
their builder. From there, they began in earnest to interview
architects and narrowed the field to a handful.
Because Lucien Ellison had hired Kevin Pfirman to
design his personal home, Pfirman made the short list. He,
too, remembers the first time he visited Serenity Point.
Always keeping a notebook handy, the only pen he had in
his truck that day was a red felt tip. Regardless, he drew the
topography and the trees, and then sketched a preliminary
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