Coastal

A Home with a Lasting Legacy

  Houses roosting along New England’s coast have much to contend with. Along with time’s usual wear and tear, there’s…

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European Elegance in Cumberland Maine

The journey from wish list to dream home gets complicated fast. So there’s something to be said for keeping the…

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A Tale of Two Styles: Traditional and Contemporary on Nantucket

A Tale of Two Styles There’s a dichotomy happening in Nantucket real estate at the moment, a classic battle of…

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Coastal Glam in Southport

When life gives you lemons… you know how the rest goes. Truer words were never spoken when it comes to designer Mindy Schwarz’s home in the coastal hamlet of Southport. At 1,800 square feet, the cozy house is the

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An Updated Greek Revival in Edgartown

Seduced by Martha’a Vineyard’s salty breezes and serene lifestyle, a pair of West Coast executives started spending time on the…

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Garage Chic

Sometimes, a building has a way of returning to its natural center. Carriage houses, for example, have always been versatile structures, often serving the dual purpose of storing horse-drawn carriages and housing the staff needed to care for both

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Timeless Nautical Style on Cape Cod

Giving a home the nautical treatment is a delicate maneuver. One too many anchors or portholes and you’ll most certainly go overboard. A nautical theme done well is as thoughtful and subtle as it is tongue-in-cheek. It’s

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Modern on Mason’s Island

James Estes and Peter Twombly wrote the book on Yankee Modern (well, technically it was written about them), a movement celebrating “simple, innovative designs with firm roots in the New England tradition.”

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Coastal Building

The whiff of seawater in the constant breezes, the play of light on dunes and scrub, the quick-change artistry of the weather on any given day—these are a few of the things that make Cape Cod,

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A Contemporary Martha’s Vineyard Retreat Designed by Hutker Architects

The green, rolling hills of Martha’s Vineyard are often overlooked, but they’re every bit as picturesque as the beaches for which they play a supporting role. Under an electric-blue sky or swathed in mist, the undulating landscape tugs at the heart.

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Tour a Shingle Style Home with a Contemporary Twist

It’s said that we don’t remember days; we remember moments. The same might be true of houses. It’s not usually whole rooms, but rather those fleeting architectural delights that stick in our memories. It’s the soothing repetition in a row of brackets, or that unexpected window that frames the scene beyond like a still life. It’s the protective shelter of that built-in

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Stylishly Restored: Cape Cod’s Amos Otis House

The Amos Otis House, a center-chimney cape, has stood alongside Route 6A—Cape Cod’s Old King’s Highway—in Barnstable since 1745. By the time Robert Bagshaw and David Lancaster discovered it for sale,

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Midcentury Modern in Wellfleet

As earthmovers groaned and power saws whined, one of those giant turtles, the pride of Wellfleet, showed up at the site. It might be fairer to say that the turtle showed up not just at the site but at his site,

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Tour a Nantucket Home Designed to Bring Family Together

It’s as simple as sand, sea, and sky. By focusing on the three elements that have drawn people to Nantucket for generations, designer Lynn Morgan

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A Contemporary Shingle Style Home Designed by Hutker Architects

This is where I want our family to have a summer home,” declared the father. Knocking on a nearby door, he told the occupants that if they ever decided to

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