and reconstructed. It’s just down the block from where her
great-grandmother began spending the winters in the 1930s,
where her grandparents also lived, and where Fields visited
as a child.
Fields and her husband were living in London when they
heritage is a home and a neighborhood, one that
is built up, lived in and occupied by succeeding
This is what has happened with Kit Fields. Five generations
of her family have come to Painted Bunting Lane,
in the Riomar neighborhood of Vero Beach, and made it
their home. The latest iteration is her parents’ beach cottage,
which Fields and her husband, Lundy, reimagined
HOMES OF THE TREASURE COAST
Perhaps one of the most durable connections to
The modest Riomar cottage in the 1960s had a one golf-cart sized garage.
Architect Nick Roseland helped Lundy and Kit Fields solve a dilemma by creating two single-car garages, one on each side of the home.
Kit and Lundy Fields moved home to Vero Beach from London and rebuilt
her family’s beach house, making it their home.