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Massachusetts

A Federal Colonial waterfront home gets a stunning restoration in Edgartown

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An 1860s vintage Federal Colonial waterfront home was completely restored by Patrick Ahearn Architect along with Colonial Reproductions, located in the Edgartown Village Historic District, Massachusetts. Over the years, modifications stripped the historic value from this waterfront, clapboard-fronted, two-and-a-half-story, Federal Colonial former captain’s home, built between 1886 and 1898. Thanks to discovered late-nineteenth-century photographs of the house, a […]

A historic seaside cottage gets a charming makeover in Vineyard Haven

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This historic seaside cottage was constructed in 1712 and has undergone a full-scale renovation by Patrick Ahearn Architect, located in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. The third house in Holmes Hole and the oldest surviving structure in Vineyard Haven, the Thomas Chase House had fallen into significant disrepair. The three-quarter Cape Colonial had at one point served […]

An historic shingle style home gets a remarkable update in New England

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LDa Architecture & Interiors is responsible for the restoration and addition of this historic shingle-style home located in Chestnut Hill, a New England village just west of downtown Boston, Massachusetts. The owners of this dwelling saw the potential in this home’s quiet location, unusual lot, and period detail. The design team’s task was to preserve […]

Tour this gorgeous cedar shingle coastal house on Cape Cod

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This spectacular cedar shingle coastal house was designed by Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, located at the end of a secluded point in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Overlooking a protected cove, this new multigenerational family home incorporates an old boathouse that has resided on the property for over a hundred years. The house keeps a low […]

Cozy beach house retreat with amazing views of Edgartown Harbor

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This cozy beach house was designed as a family retreat by Hutker Architects along with Holmes Hole Builders perched high on a bluff overlooking Edgartown Harbor, Massachusetts. Used for family gatherings during the summer months, this dwelling is reminiscent of a European hilltop village, with the main house connecting to outbuildings, a pool, and a […]

A family home in Massachusetts gets a bright and airy makeover

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This transitional style spec home was renovated for a family of four by Pinney Designs, located in Wellesley Hills, a neighborhood in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Repeat clients, the designer helped the family move from Boston’s South End to the suburbs. They were excited to move into their new dwelling, yet they were concerned with the finishes. […]

Step into a modern Nantucket sanctuary complete with a secret garden

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This gorgeous modern courtyard house designed by Workshop/APD provides a sanctuary for daily living, located in Nantucket, Massachusetts. When constructing this family home, the architect created a sense of arrival with a setback from the ocean and completely shielding the structure from view by the topography. The property consists of a series of pavilions, each with […]