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Chesapeake Views Winter 2018

Ask the Pros: Builder

What measures and materials protect a waterfront home from the elements? Ask the Pros: Builder Creating an impenetrable building envelope is paramount, especially along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

Mid-Century Marvel

Mid-Century Marvel Choosing the right house can be a matter of seeing potential where it might not be obvious. This was certainly the case for a homeowner in St. Michaels, Maryland, […]

Bay Light

Bay Light In boating terms, Little Round Bay on Maryland’s Severn River is what’s known as a “gunkhole”—a protected spot for anchoring overnight. The picturesque cove is perfect for day […]

Coastal Haven

Coastal Haven A Capitol Hill couple—both with political careers—were in search of a home on the Chesapeake Bay that would serve as a tranquil weekend escape. They found just what […]


Baywatch While on a shoot in her hometown of Oxford, Maryland, last October, photographer Karena Dixon paused to watch the sunset over the Tred Avon Yacht Club, and couldn’t resist […]

Harbor City

Harbor City From its beginnings in 1649 as a Puritan community on the Severn River to its present status as an international sailing mecca, Annapolis has been welcoming guests for […]

Ask the Pros Landscape Design

Ask the Pros Landscape Design How do you protect a waterfront property from erosion and flooding? There are three main methods we use to protect and control erosion and flooding: […]

Ask the Pros Architecture

Ask the Pros Architecture What factors do you consider when siting a house so that its natural surroundings are paramount? Our approach to siting a house is always based on […]

Ask the Pros Builder

Ask the Pros Builder When building near the bay, what factors should homeowners consider to prevent delays or setbacks due to permitting issues? When building on a waterfront lot, it […]

Ask the Pros Interior Design

Ask the Pros Interior Design How does designing the interiors of a waterfront home differ from the way you design spaces in other locales? In my view, there is no […]

Rooms with a View Peace & Serenity

Rooms with a View Peace & Serenity Perched on the highest point of Maryland’s Gibson Island, a 1940s ranch-style home offers dazzling views of the Magothy River. Tapped to renovate […]

Rooms with a View: Ship Shape

Tucked into the quaint Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis, a traditional abode on Back Creek overlooks a scenic sailboat marina. To take full advantage of this inviting view, architect Rick Ruhf […]

Shore Style Nautical Vibe

Shore Style Nautical Vibe TAKE A SEAT Gray woven rope and a light-hued mahogany frame are a seaworthy combination in the Bilson Armchairs from One Kings Lane. Seat cushions are […]

Shore Style On Holiday

Shore Style On Holiday Brunschwig & Fils’s indoor/outdoor collection, En Vacances, conjures sojourns by the sea, with a range of 12 printed and woven fabrics and six coordinated trimmings. To […]

Shore Style Cerulean Sea

Shore Style Cerulean Sea The intense hues, varying moods and swirling, frothy waves of the ocean are the lure of the Oceana Collection by UK-based Murals Wallpaper. Comprised of high-definition […]

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