When you live near Muscle Shoals Alabama you would think you could find closer beaches than Bald Head Island in North Carolina. But as it turns out, Bald Head Island casts a spell far and wide. This Alabama family has spent summers on Bald Head for years. They wanted an oceanfront home for their family that includes apartments for grown kids as well as outside rooms that can accommodate friends and family. Spread over two lots, the compound includes a main house as well as crofters for children and guests. The outside gathering space is anchored by a fireplace on one end and a spa on the other. The interiors are “Anglo-Caribbean”, with dark floors and light walls and ceilings.