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Chesapeake Views Winter 2019

Cottage Charm

Baltimore residents knew they were onto something sublime when they built a weekend getaway on a bluff overlooking the Severn River near Annapolis more than 100 years ago. The simple […]

Touch of Glamour

The first time the buyers of a Spa Creek home visited the property, their response was a resounding “no.” The home was dated and the couple is drawn to New […]

Set in Stone

At the picturesque spot where Old Man Creek flows into the Magothy River, a squared-off spit of land juts out. On it, a correspondingly square stone house stands atop a […]

Reliving History

Established in 1691 as a royal port for trade and tax collection, Yorktown, Virginia, reached its economic peak in the mid-1750s, when it boasted shops, taverns, a busy wharf and […]

Bay Watch

Asked to design a traditional Tidewater-style abode in Virginia’s Northern Neck, architect Richard Leggin sited the clapboard dwelling with stunning water views in mind. “The house sits at the mouth […]

Above the Dunes

Architect Robert Gurney overhauled a Bethany Beach retreat in airy, modern style, ensuring that the home’s panoramic ocean views would take center stage. Per flood requirements, the house had been […]

Bath Time

While renovating a home on Maryland’s Severn River, architect Andreas Charalambous and Owings Brothers Contracting opened up the interiors to stunning water views. Included in the plan was the upstairs […]

Bedroom Eyes

The empty-nest owners of a grand, circa-1920s home on Maryland’s Gibson Island tapped architect Jonathan Rivera, interior designer Elizabeth Reich and builder Ray Gauthier of Lynbrook of Annapolis to create […]

Eastern Shore Getaway

An iconic destination on Tilghman Island has reinvented itself—and not for the first time. Harrison’s Chesapeake House began life more than 100 years ago as a boarding house for watermen […]

Seeing Stars

DEEP DIVE The Orange Starfish Wallpaper Mural depicts an oversized specimen against a glinting turquoise sea. Available in three paper weights. From $3.25 per square foot. muralswallpaper.com TOUCH OF GLASS […]

Architecture on the Bay

HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE TIDEWATER STYLE AND WHAT MATERIALS AND ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH IT? As is the case with many American vernacular styles, the Tidewater style found in […]

Building on the Bay

HOW DO HOMEBUYERS ENSURE THEY ARE PURCHASING A HOUSE THAT'S BUILT TO WITHSTAND A WATERFRONT CLIMATE? When purchasing a waterfront home in the Chesapeake region, buyers should ask about past […]

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