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A Classic Country Estate

POSTED: October 4th 2013

The house sits on the top of a small hill on Lower Cape Cod, its multitude of outsized windows allowing light to stream into every room from sunrise to sunset, providing a warm, cozy quality to the 6,000-square foot property. [caption id="attachment_504" align="alignnone" width="720"] The large six-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath house has over-scaled windows to make the home feel smaller and to afford views of the beautuful surrounding landscape.[/caption]  Let the light shine in “This is a real retreat for the homeowners,” Principal Designer John DaSilva explains. “One of the unique aspects is that the windows are over-scaled, and that makes the house feel smaller. It sort of con Click here to read more.

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Lasting Views

POSTED: October 4th 2013

Waquoit Bay is a tidal bay on the south shore of Cape Cod that’s known for its beaches and wildlife as well as kayaking and camping opportunities. For those in the know, it is also perfect for kiteboarding—its predominance of shallow water and strong southwesterly breezes are key for boarders looking to maximize speed on long back-and-forth passes without hitting too much deep water. [caption id="attachment_492" align="alignnone" width="720"] The home is located on a spit of land allowing water views on all three sides. The sunken spa is the perfect place to take it all in.[/caption] Location, location, location And this is exactly what drew Thomas J. O’Neill’s clients to Mashpe Click here to read more.

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The View Has It

POSTED: October 4th 2013

While the Cape has its fair share of large, stately houses dominating the landscape, many homeowners want to build a home sized to their property. This is especially true for one family and their North Falmouth home. [caption id="attachment_427" align="alignnone" width="720"] A front view of the home. Irregular rooflines were incorporated, reducing the visual impact of the expansive house.[/caption] “This is our first ocean home and we were looking to build a new home that belongs in this neighborhood, and looks like it has been here all along,” says the matriarch of the family.  “We took lots of time to properly site the house on the lot to take advantage of the views and the s Click here to read more.

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