The view of the North Sea in front of Raphaël

Raphaël A secret spot by the sea

The living room
Silkscreened poster by Emma Verhulst

Reg and Annelies created their perfect spot on the Belgian coast. As graphic designers, they are continuously inspired by their surroundings. When they came across this opportunity to fill in the blanks of these surroundings themselves, they didn’t hesitate for a single moment. Adding the works of fellow designers, artists and friends, a homely and inspiring residence was created.

The kitchen


Located on the sea front of the coastal municipality of Middelkerke, Raphaël offers more than a truly spectacular view of the sea from its position on the fourth floor. In this apartment, you will find complete relaxation in an enjoyable setting, adorned with design classics and beautiful works from contemporary artists. With a 90m² floor space, Raphaël can accommodate six people, with two double bedrooms and an extra sofa bed for two guests.

After a lovely day at the beach or a stroll through the adjacent dunes, you come home to a minimalistic yet very cosy dwelling. Design classics from Cees Braekman, Paolo Rizzatto and Pieter Stockmans match the perfectly finished furnishings. Bright colours and exquisite woodwork give the apartment an airy and inviting look. Functionality is key, and every function is highlighted: where there is a cosy chair, you will also find a good book. Loving details and the finest modern appliances make it easy to get away from everyday life at this apartment by the sea.

The view of the North Sea
The apartment offers a stunnig view of the North Sea
After a lovely day at the beach or a stroll through the adjacent dunes, you come home to a minimalistic yet cosy dwelling
the bathroom
One of the bedrooms
View of the living room
Artwork by Annelies Vanoost
Artwork by Annelies Vanoost
The kitchen


  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Toilet (not in the bathroom)
  • Ceramic cooktop
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Smoke detector
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Tableware
  • Cable TV
  • DVD player
  • Books and toys
  • High chair
  • Internet / Wifi
  • 2 beds
  • 1 sofa bed (for 2 persons)

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The beach in front of Raphaël
View of the living room
The kitchen
Tableware by Pieter Stockmans for Serax
Poster by Charles Loupot for St. Raphaël
Poster by Charles Loupot
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