Brian & Esme’s Casa Laguna

A perfect mix of modern and retro was the final outcome of Brian and Esme’s house near the lagoon in Gigante, and a game changer in the overall look of a fishing village.  It really has been an interesting and rewarding ride; creating the concept together, dealing with the environmental setbacks, and ultimately communicating thousands […]

Groundbreaking at David’s!

David, a fine English- Canadian has big dreams for his woodland lot in the Prana del Sol community in Playa Gigante, Nicaragua.  Designed by himself, this two story, tree-top cottage will be the perfect get-away from cold Canadian winters.   The boys at Barefoot Builders broke ground last week and are installing all the necessary […]

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Marc’s Wall – midway update

Watch this video to see the progress on Marc’s wall, the materials they used for the stone work and the calculated mindset behind building three walls around a property.  This video was shot midway through the wall construction and we hope you look forward for the finished product to follow.

Brian’s House Final Stages

Brian’s Lagoon Sanctuary is in it’s final stages with only a fresh coat of paint, the finish of a beautiful Nicaraguan hard wood deck and landscaping to go! The house resides in Playa Gigante, Nicaragua and was custom built by Barefoot Builders Nicaragua.

Jungle Retreat Nicaragua Video

Check out this video of Barefoot Builder’s finished house tucked back into the jungle in the Prana del Sol community of Playa Gigante, Nicaragua!

Jungle retreat Final Photos

Nicole, Jolyon and Leah all went in together a sweet little piece of property in the Prana del sol development in Playa Gigante, Nicaragua. To use as their vacation digs whenever any one of them came back down to Nicaragua, they needed a big communal space for entertaining and wanted a relatively open design to […]

Tile, Ceilings and Deck!

This video shows A three quarter completed view of Brian’s Lagoon Sanctuary as we move into the final stages with the fun part of natural Nicaraguan hard wood accents and finishing work.

Brian & Fam visit Gigante

Brian and Esme, with kids in tow, spent a week in Nicaragua checking out their new house and meeting the builders who made it all possible. They hosted a BBQ for the workers on site on Friday afternoon after work, and the boys were beyond thrilled for the free beer and hot dogs. Earlier in […]

The Original Surf Shack – Est. 2009

Gimme Shelter October 28, 2009 • Kassidy Mefford “He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe After much inspiration of my Nicaraguan neighbors and their humble roosts, I sat down to try to create a beach tickled shack of my very own. Last […]