HOMES OF THE TREASURE COAST
With a beautiful view to the open land beyond, the master bedroom, which has a large, coffered ceiling with recessed lighting, features three original
Highwaymen paintings by Roy McLendon, father of Ray McLendon.
They’ve worked with McCormick Drywall Inc. for
25-years. “People don’t give the drywall guy enough
credit,”Amy Banov says. And their go-to framer is Pro-
Frame. “It’s not something you see visually,” Robert Banov
says, “but if a house has good bones, then it’s because of a
When the Gibsons decided to move off of the barrier
island, they weren’t necessarily looking to build a home.
And although Kim Gibson is a Realtor and has lived in
Vero Beach since high school, they knew little about the
Polo Grounds. The nine-acre gated community showcases
upscale homes that, fittingly, surround a horseshoe-shaped
polo ground, three times the length of a football field.
Early on the Banovs began investing in lots in the Polo
Grounds and have built several homes there since.
“Polo Grounds was the first high-level community off
the barrier island and we thought it was a good opportunity,”
Robert Banov says.
“The first time we went to a polo match,” Amy Banov
says, “suddenly, when you have eight horses running, it’s
amazing how you perceive that enormous, blank field, it
The Gibsons’ lot, on the west side of the community,
overlooks open agricultural land. “We can hear the cows >>
A guest suite, completely private from the rest of the home, has access to the
pool and a pergola as well as a secluded outdoor space with a swinging seat.