: Difficult terrain, flood risk
Rising 18 feet above an enviable island property, this octagon-shaped home rests on a steel-reinforced pedestal that is itself secured by pilings driven deep into the bedrock. The 1,125-square-foot home with vaulted ceilings and wind-resistant windows offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico along with two bedrooms, two baths and easy access to the shore.
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