Contractors & Builders

Rose Cottage

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

Some houses are just structures; others can seem almost human and beg to be described in terms like ‘friendly’ and ‘gracious.’ Such is the case with Rose Cottage, a large, rambling Shingle-style house built in the late 1800s for Joseph Story Fay, a wealthy Boston cotton broker who bought up a great deal of land in Woods Hole and Falmouth, including this two-acre parcel. The five-bedroom, six-bath house sits on a bluff around the corner from Nobska Light in Woods Hole and has the same sweeping views of Vineyard Sound. Describing her days here as “favorite childhood memories,” one frequent visitor during the 1960s wrote recently:  “It may sound strange, but it is as though the p Click here to read more.

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Capturing the View

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

When a pair of long-time Norwell homeowners craved change and more space in their family’s home they looked no further than the creative team at Roomscapes Luxury Design Center. Having worked with the high-end luxury design center years before, the clients knew which experts they wanted to lean on and also the most important component of the project: allow them to see the river from every room of the house. Photography by Dan Cutrona Design: Roomscapes Luxury Desing Center “The couple is very social and active in the community and entertain a lot,”says Cameron Snyder, co-owner of Roomscapes and lead designer on the project. “They wanted an area for guests to gather and soc Click here to read more.

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