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Worth the Wait in Fairfield

A once-and-again couple faces a sunny future with an equally dazzling view of Long Island Sound from their new Fairfield home.

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A Designer’s Summer Home in Connecticut

A designer’s own family getaway is part classic, part contemporary, and completely welcoming.

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A Flood of Opportunities in a Boston Suburb

An unfortunate event gives a suburban Massachusetts family the chance to take their home to a new level.

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This Traditional Home is an Art Collector’s Dream

An eclecticism in the furnishings and a bold sense of color infuse a suburban home with youthful energy.

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Tour a Light and Airy Cape Cod Coastal Home

When architect John MacDonald and his team began discussing how to replace their clients’ vintage 1970s waterfront property on Cape…

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Light and Bright in Harwich Port

The homeowners visited close friends in Harwich Port over many summers, so they got to know the neighborhood well. As boaters, the couple and their (now college-age) daughter appreciated having several marinas nearby; they enjoyed the town, the beaches—and the sense of community. The village of Harwich

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An Elegant Georgian-Style Home in New Canaan, Connecticut

With its white clapboard and dark shutters, this Georgian-style house in the picture-perfect town of New Canaan is the quintessence of Yankee rectitude. But some pleasant surprises await inside, in an interior design that reflects the personalities and

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Beauty Mark

Don’t underestimate pretty. The word may have its detractors, but for Marisa Vara Arredondo, there couldn’t be a better description of her new Greenwich townhome—which also happens to be the place where she successfully launched her business: Phace Bioactive, a pH-balanced skin-

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A Fresh Look for a Colonial Revival

A new job at a Cambridge tech company sparked the D.C.-based couple’s house-hunting. Commuting wasn’t an option with a newborn and a toddler, so with his wife, Kate, and the kids still in Washington, Kevin

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A Historic Home in Brookline Gets a Fresh Look

The old house was down but not out. For starters, it was in very good company. It sat on a…

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A Designer’s Suburban Chic Home

Phoebe Lovejoy Russell’s 1920 colonial-style house was chock-full of charm. Situated in one of the leafy suburbs west of Boston,…

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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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A Fresh Spin on a Traditional Colonial Spec House

Serenity is often in the eye of the beholder: for many, a stately colonial-style home on a peaceful New England lane would be the epitome of rest and relaxation,

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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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A Tudor Style Home Gets a Fresh Look

Three in the afternoon in a house with five kids under age twelve can best be described as controlled chaos. It’s a swirl of activity as children are hustled in from school, snack-sized bowls of cereal are poured and consumed, and pint-sized

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