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Tea & Restoration at the Ackerman Heritage House

When Lauren Ackerman, co-founder of Ackerman Family Vineyards, was looking for a property in which to promote her acclaimed wines within the Napa city...
The Warm Welcome of a Blue Ridge Retreat

The Warm Welcome of a Blue Ridge Retreat

Picture-perfect vistas and sweet autumn breezes welcome one family for tranquil sojourns spent amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. In these...

A Coastal Cottage

A blue-and-white–based seafaring theme navigates its way throughout the buoyant interiors of a breezy abode just a short walk from the beach, offering waves...
Five Design Secrets for Creating a Gracious Home

Marsha Mason’s Secrets for Creating a Gracious Home

In the process of reviving a long-neglected property for her family, Marsha Mason also discovered a new career. Her dramatic transformations of cottage and...
A Manor Remade - Hartlex

A Manor Remade

As American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.” This...
A Gathering Place

A Gathering Place

As the heat of the sunny day fades to the cool of the evening, homeowner Anne Monfore offers cocktails to longtime neighbors whose children...