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Caribbean Paradise – Conch Shell House

Caribbean Paradise – Conch Shell House by Octavio Ocampo. GO to the link to see MORE of this house... WOW ..... http://www.beautifullife.info/urban-design/caribbean-paradise-conch-shell-house/

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Unique, Fascinating and Interesting Property

Seashell by the seashore has takes on a whole new meaning with this "Seashell House"...<3

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What is a conch house? Early settlers of the Florida Keys built their homes of a molter made from sand, water, and lime. The settlers obtained their lime by burning conch shells. Having no building stones or bricks, but an abundance of conch shells the settlers often utilized the shell itself in constructing their houses. Thus the term "conch" house had its beginning. Later, wooden homes built by settlers and ship's carpenters utilizing a blend of architectural styles took on the name of…

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Cloud 9: Private Pool, One-Half Block from Duval, 5-Star Luxury - Parking

Private Homes, Old Town Vacation Rental - VRBO 122535 - 3 BR Key West House in FL, 'Southard Comfort' @ Old Town: a Dazzling Key West Conch House

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