Since 1993, Gulf Coast Construction has provided the reliability, guidance and craftsmanship to serve the unique needs of the discerning home owner. Ken Ellzey, Jr. gives attention to every detail, building dream homes of the highest quality construction – made to withstand hurricanes and last for generations to come.


A traditional waterfront home built on wood pilings, the Nantucket features an eye-pleasing exterior of cedar shake siding from Washington State and natural stone originating from the Carolinas. All windows and doors are constructed with hurricane-resistant impact glass – an extra layer of security for gulf coast homes. Inside you will find rich cherry flooring, custom moldings and specially designed cabinetry. As an added convenience, an elevator will take you to all three levels.

Jurnovoys“Ken builds quality construction. His homes aren’t cookie-cutter looking. They have individual style."

-The Jurnovoys

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Also located on the water, the Modern Mediterranean is constructed on pre-stressed concrete pilings for increased stability. The exterior facade is an attractive hard-coat stucco, applied over concrete board. All exterior decking and stairways were constructed from South American ironwood – one of the hardest woods available. An open interior consists of ceramic tile flooring and warm mahogany cabinetry that encompasses a commercial kitchen for gourmet cooking and casual entertaining.

Nagles“We interviewed several other homebuilders before deciding to use Gulf Coast Construction... Ken’s integrity and personal commitment along with his attention to detail set Gulf Coast Construction apart from all others”

-The Nagels

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This waterfront home features stylish solid cypress columns, milled locally on the gulf coast. Constructed on wood pilings, the home’s appealing exterior facade is hard-coat stucco, applied over concrete board. Tongue-and-groove ceilings give the home a charming, old country feel while the modern commercial kitchen boasts custom-built cabinetry and marble countertops styled to please the most discriminating chef.

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The exterior of this graceful home features a creative combination of reclaimed wood and modern materials paired for a refined, distinctive look. The striking interior grabs your attention with its ample exposed beams, elegant stairway and polished heart pine flooring, salvaged from an 1860 North Carolina textile mill.

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Safe RoomA safe room is a fortified room installed in a residence or business to provide added security in the event of an intrusion, attack or weather emergencies. Safe rooms typically are structurally sound, have separate power and communications and are built to withstand high impact. Having a safe room in your home can protect your family and save the lives of those you care about.