“The House is bleak. There is no softening landscape, no adjacent buildings other than a lonely barn to add the warmth that a cluster provides, only sky as the limitless background to a house that is unadorned. One believes Wyeth when he said of the house, ‘I just couldn’t stay away from there. It was Maine.’ “
A couple preserves a family tradition with a new house that bests the original while retaining its warmth and charm.
A Bar Harbor home is built from the ground up — literally.
A carved-up granite hilltop offers a breathtaking perch for a seasonal retreat on the island of Vinalhaven.
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Two artists add color and spark to an 89-year-old bungalow while embracing its beautiful simplicity.
Dedicated to her mother-in-law’s vision, Cynthia Hosmer tends a landmark coastal garden in York.
A family tradition endures on the Pemaquid Peninsula.
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A sophisticated garden yields a wholesome bounty in Castine.
The smart look of Polly Peters and Bear Blake’s 187-year-old Mount Vernon home owes to clever reuse and a generous coating of white paint.
From the article “A Business Full of Beans” in our April 1981 issue.