Horseshoe Beach, Florida: Ship House

A waterfront private home built of plastic planking in the shape of an Age-of-Sail schooner. Up on hurricane stilts, so it's unlikely to float away.
Address:
633 Main St., Horseshoe Beach, FL
Directions:
On the water side (south side) of Rte 351/Main St., midway between 6th and 8th Sts. Private property: visible from the street.
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Pirate Ship House

On Florida's Gulf Coast there is a pirate ship-shaped building, up on hurricane stilts, that is used as a private home/vacation rental. An interesting example of architecture.

[Ben, 02/09/2018]

No indication that it's meant to be a pirate ship, although we have seen it flying a black POW/MIA flag. It has a mermaid for a figurehead, and is built of plastic decking, not real wood.

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