Posts Tagged ‘cape cod’

Polhemus Savery DaSilva Releases Third Book Featuring Coastal-Inspired Work

POSTED: September 14th 2016

Living Where Land Meets Sea being released this month includes 35 homes, resort projects, informative text and interpretive poetry by PSD’s Poet-in-Residence Polhemus Savery DaSilva Achitects Builders (PSD), nationally recognized for integrating distinctive architectural design, high quality construction and thoughtful management throughout coastal New England, is proud to announce the publication of their third book, Living Where Land Meets Sea: The Houses of Polhemus Savery DaSilva. The 376-page book features an introduction by John Wriedt, editor of Architecture from the Inside Out, text by PSD’s Design Principal, John R. DaSilva,  interpretive poetry by GennaRose Nethercott, PSD Click here to read more.

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Serenity in South Chatham

POSTED: September 9th 2016

Interior designer Marsha Malone of Nautique has a knack for fulfilling her clients’ dreams. By Lisa Cavanaugh | Photography by Dan Cutrona Standing in Frank and Marigrace Dubas’ calmly beautiful living room, it’s interesting to learn that Marsha Malone, their interior designer and owner of Nautique, in Brewster, first envisioned these warm, coastal colors and rich textures during the terrible winter of 2015. “It was so cold,” recalls Malone. “I had my hat on and scarf wrapped around my face as I balanced on the cross beams, and I said to Frank, ‘That’s where you will want the wall wash lighting [to illuminate a] piece of art!’ Click here to read more.

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The Sweet Spot

POSTED: September 1st 2016

“Family Tides” is an idyllic place to tie up your boat, put up your feet, admire the view and stay awhile.  By Janice Randall Rohlf | Photography by Dan Cutrona   We’ve heard it a million times and it always rings true: Location, location, location. When these Falmouth second-home owners were looking to move from their 1920s Cape Cod cottage, they decided to check out a property on the picturesque Eel River in East Falmouth. “We ran out on the deck and saw how amazing the view was,” says Barbara Nazzaro, “plus we had walking access to the beach.” They were sold. But in order to take full advantage of the southern exposure and views from every single room in t Click here to read more.

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Coastal Character

POSTED: August 30th 2016

A Cape cottage with a twist features a variety of architectural elements, textures and whimsical details.  By Jaci Conry | Photography by Brian Vanden Brink   For decades, a dated cottage sat upon this stunning cove-front parcel in Chatham. “The old house had been neglected and the yard was so overgrown you couldn’t take in the view at all—you barely even knew the cove was there,” says architect Sharon DaSilva, of Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSDAB). [caption id="attachment_2545" align="alignleft" width="269"] A cupola the owners coveted sits at the peak of the garage roof, where it is capped with a playful co Click here to read more.

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Trading Home for Paradise

POSTED: July 5th 2016

By Emily Curley After spending my summers on the same plot of land my whole life, I was initially pretty shocked this past December when my parents informed me they had made an offer on a new beach house. Although the new house is in the same quaint area of East Dennis I am accustomed too, I was opposed to leaving the house that had hosted so many fundamental memories during my 20 years. However, when I arrived at the new house for the first time in early June, I found myself staring at a home straight out of a magazine. As I stood on the porch above the magnificent ocean, any reluctance towards the (not so bleak) house quickly vanished. The house was built in 1976, and was recent Click here to read more.

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Behind the Door

POSTED: November 20th 2013

What, if anything, does your front door say about you? Homeowners who buy screen/storm doors from Seaport Shutter Company in Brewster have the option to make their entrance as personalized as they desire. These special custom made mahogany doors are available with screen inserts for the summer months and easily convert to year-round doors with tempered storm glass inserts. The doors are available in five basic designs. The most popular is the “circle style” door. This door accommodates a custom applique or a custom cutout design of your choice. Read more Click here to read more.

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