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Bikini Hut: Before and After

Bikini Hut is about 115 years old and has served as everything from a home to 13 children (yes, at the same time) to an actual Bikini Store. The cottage had been recently renovated completely, so everything was in top notch shape when we bought it. We just needed to change out the decor and add our own touch to it (seriously....who says "I think the perfect furniture for our beach house would be some red leather sofas and a black leather theater chair"??? Don't even get me started on that PVC and plywood table.....).

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We only had 2 weeks to make it ours, but I loved every minute of it. I decided to keep the name the house came with, because it suits the house and it suits me. Here’s the before and after!

Before:

Exterior:

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Living Area:

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Bathroom:

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Kitchen:

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Dining Area (what is now the Murphy Bed Room):

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Bedroom:

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After:

Exterior:

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Living/Dining Area:

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(There is actually a flipping millipede in the picture above! Damn millipedes!)

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Bathroom:

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Murphy Bed Room:

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Kitchen:

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Bedroom:

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Want to stay at Bikini Hut???? We’re taking a limited number of reservations. Check us out on VRBO!

http://www.vrbo.com/762793

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Posted by vicki_h 05:50 Archived in Bahamas Tagged island caribbean tropical abaco elbow_cay guana_cay marsh_harbour treasure_cay lubbers_landing

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We get the boat and Matt to be the captain for that price too, of course? Seems right to me...

Congrats on the whole thing, been a fan of you guys for several years. This might be a hell of a good surprise trip for my wife next year sometime.

by dave230

Nice shot in the arm for Front Street! Will cross paths eventually. We are at the South End 8 months a year. South Pause and our jewelry hut, Mini Pause!

by norvells

Vicki, your beach house is beautiful! I love it!
I loved your side trip to Eleuthera! How often will you be at the Bikini Hut...;)?

I may have to pass on Hawaii one year and head to the Caribbean!

I just love reading about your adventures and travels! Can't wait for the next one!

by TiffanyR

Your beach house is awesome! Amazing how great it looks after you remodeled it. Now it really is a beach house and the colors are perfect! One can see how much work and love you put into it. Have a great time in your beach house!

by Sternchen6116

Congratulations! Bikini hut is adorable! I have been following you for years and repeated some of your adventures. We finally made it to Guana Cay last year and loved it! I kept waiting to see you show up somewhere!!! Hope you enjoy every minute of your new place. But please don't stop blogging!!! Oh and go see Norvell at South Pause. (Hi Novell-saw your post) We stayed next to her last year and she is very talented and sweet!! Angele

by Twolittlebirds

Thanks for all the kind comments!

by vicki_h

Congratulations - Bikini Hut is adorable! But why do I have a sneaking suspicion that it's just a "test run" to prepare Matt for the huge waterfront house with a dock and airstrip? ;)

by TraceyG

Tracey, you know how to boil a frog, don't you? ;-)

by vicki_h

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