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Coming Home to Quonochontaug

Coming Home to Quonochontaug Southern New England Home Magazine 2013 Photography by: Aaron Usher Construction: Gardner Woodwrights Custom Home Building Appliances provided by: Gil’s Appliances     The location was perfect, but the house wasn’t But while the location was ideal, the antiquated cottage wasn’t. “It was an older Cape that had undergone a bad...

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Creative Renovation

Creative Renovation One Saunderstown family looks to reinvent an impractical floor plan without abandoning period charm Posted December 20, 2011 Andrea E. McHugh Fourteen years ago, Dr. Sandy Musial and Dr. Jon Bertman fell for a charming Dutch Colonial overlooking Narragansett Bay’s West Passage in the village of Saunderstown in North Kingstown. As years went...

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Seven Months & Seven Days

Seven Months & Seven Days A major undertaking completed with minimal stress Southern New England Home Magazine 2010 | 2011 Rob Duca Even under ideal conditions, refurbishing a century-old home to replicate modern times, without sacrificing its character, would pose a daunting challenge. But toss in two months lost to permitting, the fickleness of New...

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Playing with Tradition

Playing with Tradition The design of a coastal Rhode Island house is inspired bysandy toes and shingle style architecture Architecture Magazine 2008 Jill Connors Location matters in architecture, no more so than when the setting is spectacular, as in a pie-shaped piece of land whose “crust” lies along a salt pond a few hundred feet...

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Steel Beauty

Steel Beauty Custom Home Magazine 2004 Meghan Drueding This second home on the southern coast of Rhode Island may be the newest remodel you’ll ever see. Its New Jersey-based owners wanted to tear down their old house altogether, but current environmental laws prohibit new construction on their waterside property. In order for the home to...