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Down By The Seashore

The Connor home is filled with light and love for an active family.

The up-to-date kitchen is the scene of many informal meals. The Connor family likes to sit at the island for conversation and snacks.

The up-to-date kitchen is the scene of many informal meals. The Connor family likes to sit at the island for conversation and snacks.

Patti Connor says with a smile, “At heart, I’m a beach girl. I knew any house we bought or built in Vero Beach had to be close to the sea.”

When Patti and Frank Connor decided to acquire a vacation home of their own in 2007, they had 30 years of experience visiting the area. During their dating days, they visited Frank’s family’s house in John’s Island. They came back as newlyweds and later often returned with their four children. Occasionally when beds were short at the elder Connors’ house, Patti, Frank and the kids would shoot up to the local Disney Resort for a few nights.

Read the entire article in the April 2014 issue