Country music star Luke Bryan and his family build a four-story Florida beach house lovingly dubbed “snowman”

Dated: September 10 2018

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Snowmen may be an anomaly on the beaches of Florida, but we know of at least one. Perched on a powdery stretch of sand in Santa Rosa stands country music superstar Luke Bryan and wife Caroline’s four-story beachfront home, which they named “Snowman” in honor of Luke’s late brother, Chris. The moniker references a sport Chris loved—golf—and a funny bit of slang golfers use for scoring an eight on a single hole. 

“Evidently, Chris wasn’t a great golfer,” Caroline says. “Snowman became his nickname. We named our farm Red Bird Farm after Luke’s sister and wanted to honor Chris as well.”

Architect Geoff Chick added a fourth story to the beachfront home.

Photography: Alyssa Rosenheck

Architect: Geoff Chick, Geoff Chick & Assoc., 790 Hwy 393 N., Suite E-2, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459; 850/622-0210,
Interior designer: Chad James, Chad James Group, 1200 Villa Pl., Suite 411, Nashville, TN 37212; 615/818-0099,  

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