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Wright at Home

Even on Martha’s Vineyard, an island endowed with more than its share of natural and man-made beauty, this spot packs a wallop. More than a mile of magnificent dry-laid stone walls—once bordering a

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Special Focus: Kitchens from the Summer 2016 Issue of New England Home Connecticut

Jan Hiltz laughs when she recalls the initial state of this Darien kitchen. “When you came in the side door, you walked into the side of a refrigerator,” she says. “Once you got around that, you bumped into the island. The kitchen was the size of a postage stamp.” Someone had

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Weekends in the Country

It’s only an hour’s drive from Marisa Bistany Perkins’s house in lower Fairfield County to her weekend home in a rural town in Litchfield County,

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Forever Young

Every owner brings fresh ideas to a house. Walls are demolished, stairs are rerouted, and grand rooms appear where before there were none.

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Farmhouse Chic

Three years ago, the parents of two little girls (with a baby on the way) were living peaceably in a historic Brooklyn neighborhood, in a charming

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The Gathering Place

When the couple pulled up to a rambling Cape-style home a few minutes from the beach and right on the bike path in Falmouth,

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Vacation Package

With its gambrel roof and small-paned windows, this picturesque, Shingle-style home nods to New England’s grandest summer cottages. And just as in those

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Local Interest

Architect Mark Hutker likes to name the houses he creates, and this one on Martha’s Vineyard he playfully dubbed the “Up Over Between” house.

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Gardens Of Delight

Think of a garden on Cape Cod and you’re likely to picture voluptuous masses of blue hydrangeas, mounds of bright pink beach roses, and stands of grasses waving in a salty breeze. But,

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Say It With Flowers

Jim Douthit tells a great story. The one about how he stumbled into the landscaping business and wound up founding one of Greater Boston’s preeminent outfits is an

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Splendor In the Grass

The owners of a large, 1920s Federal-style home in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, certainly felt lucky to live in a dwelling designed by William Perry, the architect

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Past As Prologue

Architect Guy Grassi could walk by the small parking lot at the end of the block only so many times before he just had to have the property. He and his wife, interior designer Lucie

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Made in the Shade

The first directive: save the trees. The homeowners had spent weekends and summer vacations in their Falmouth home for a dozen years, and while they

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Smooth Sailing

The pastoral site surrounded by lush, bird-filled conservation land is lovely. Not far from the ocean but removed from the happy hubbub, it’s the

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Joining the Fun

That deep-blue ring of water that surrounds an island offers a sense of separateness from the world. Away from mainland troubles, anxiety

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