Cape Cod

autumn 2023


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Embracing the Light

Interior Designer Irina MacPhee uses smart design, and confident choices to transform a family’s way of living. East Sandwich boasts a unique subdivision, Quaker Farm Estates, where during its conception in the early 1990s it stood out for its high-quality post-and-beam homes situated on spacious lots. The neighborhood backs up to acres and acres of undeveloped conservation land that provides a certain idyllic quality to the entire community. At the far end of the center street, on a broad cul-de-sac, Anthony and Michelle purchased a two story Colonial home for their active family which includes five daughters and two Labradors.  ...

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Crowning Achievement

Ralph Cataldo assembles his team of professionals to craft a special home overlooking Racing Beach. There are so many amazing views and expanses of jaw-dropping scenery across the Cape and Islands, yet for anyone who has been to Racing Beach in Falmouth, a quiet enclave set along a shoreline curve on Buzzards Bay, the experience is memorable enough to stick for a lifetime. Maybe it is the expanse of one of the most intriguing bodies of water around—Buzzards Bay with its never-ending maritime traffic that mixes everything from trans-continental marine ...

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Special Spaces: The Edge of the World

By Julie Craven Wagner | October 11, 2023

Landscape designer Greg Bilowz makes every last inch count when creating a singularly unique space that drinks in the view. When an intrepid Sippewisset homeowner has a million-dollar view, a…

Worth the Wait

By Leslie Hatton | October 11, 2023

Embracing change as they write their next chapter, a couple builds their dream home. Any new construction project comes with the usual set of challenges; among them are delays, fluctuating…

A Place in the Sun

By Leslie Hatton | October 11, 2023

A family takes their time to plan, build and maximize space in their forever home.

A Year On The Farm: Homestead Harvest

By Julie Craven Wagner | October 11, 2023

Autumn begins at Olde Homestead Farm and though the temperature is cooling, farm life remains active.

Secret Garden

By Julie Craven Wagner | October 11, 2023

Garden enthusiasts Marcia and George Chapman have transformed a very ordinary backyard into an enchanting world of wonder. Pictured: hosta, spiraea, Japanese maple, Annabelle’ hydrangeaPhoto by Hannah Van Buren “It’s the largest…

Star Designers Make Your Kitchen and Bath Shine!

By Sarah Tietje-Mietz | October 11, 2023

Kitchens By Mid-Cape is the place for you to find the finest interior designers and products.

Next Wave: Anton Emelianov 

By Leslie Hatton | October 11, 2023

Anton Emelianov had a vacation house on the Cape but he was still looking for the right set of circumstances that would allow him to plant roots in these sandy…

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Readers Resource: Thomas Michaels Design Remodel

By Christina Galt | October 11, 2023

For many, the kitchen is the heart of home—where family, friends, and loved ones gather to cook, eat and share stories. For founders, Tom Anderson and Mike Ferreira, of Thomas Michaels…

Spotlight: KAM Appliance

By Leslie Hatton | October 11, 2023

Erin Cox deftly maneuvers through her role as a relationship cultivator for industry leader KAM Appliance.

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One couple’s dream home puts a 21st century spin on traditional Cape Cod style.

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Everyone dreams of having their own Cape escape, and for the Khearys, that dream was made possible with a little help from their loved ones.

Coastal Farmhouse Fine

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Building A Legacy of Love

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 7, 2023

Interior designer Kate Coughlin teams up with M. Duffany Builders to create a home for generations.

Odile: A Life in Layers

By Lauren Wolk | August 7, 2023

Ruth Davis is known simply as Odile—her middle name and an homage to her grandmother—but there’s nothing simple about her. Like her paintings, she’s a study in contrasts and layers, beautifully complex.

Nature At Work

By Susan Dewey | August 7, 2023

Explore famed landscape designer Piet Oudolf’s Nantucket garden, featured in his latest book, “Piet Oudolf At Work.”

Design Simplified

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Designer Courtney Brunelle’s House of Coco has mastered the clean aesthetic homeowners are looking for. 

Hidden Treasure

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Polhemus Savery DaSilva explores unexpected acreage to create a private enclave on Nantucket. 

Cape Cod Essence

By Jenna Ellis | August 7, 2023

Angela Hamwey of Mackenzie & Co. perfectly orchestrates coastal elegance in Racing Beach.

It’s a boy!

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 7, 2023

A new addition to Olde Homestead Farm in Marstons Mills makes a long-awaited appearance.

Summer Living: Mitchell’s Landscaping, LLC

By Jenna Ellis | August 7, 2023

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Summer Living: Seaport Shutter

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 7, 2023

Seaport Shutter Company, has a 30 year-rich history in crafting custom shutters and storm doors for homeowners coast to coast. Now, the Brewster…