Exclusive: Apollo Beach mansion built as Coastal Living’s ‘Idea House’ sold to local buyer (Photos)

An Apollo Beach mansion that once graced the pages of Coastal Living has been sold to a local buyer.

The 4,780-square-foot home at 604 Balibay Road sold Monday for $1.5 million, said Jennifer Zales, an agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, who marketed the property for sale.

It is believed to be the highest sale in Mirabay, a 750-acre residential development in Southern Hillsborough County, since 2008, Zales said.

It was built in 2004 by Bayfair Homes of Tampa for the magazine’s… …read more