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Chesapeake Views Fall 2020

Perfect Symmetry

Something magical happens during the drive past fields of sunflowers and acres of verdant farmland toward Still Waters Farm, the name former owners gave this property nestled near the tranquil […]

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone - Everyone has a comfort zone. Whether indoors or out, in a book or on a hike, the key to this sanctum is knowing when you’ve arrived. For a […]

Light House

Light House - Tiffani Johnston’s first thought upon moving into her family’s current Leonardtown home was that the kitchen was dark. It lacked windows to take in its views of a […]

Great Escapes

Waterfront properties have always been desirable for their views and the relaxation that comes with watching light play on water. But since the pandemic hit, vacation-home markets along the Chesapeake […]

Annapolis Icon

Annapolis Icon - When the Annapolis Yacht Club—long a fixture on Spa Creek by the bridge to historic Eastport—was gutted by fire in 2015, architect Leo Wilson, AIA, of Hammond Wilson […]

Sense of History

Sense of History - A couple looking to retire to the Chesapeake Bay area fell in love with a scenic property on a bluff overlooking the Chester River near Chestertown, Maryland. […]

Raw Bar

Raw Bar - OPENING ACT R. Murphy’s New Haven Shucker sports a stainless-steel blade, wooden handle and curved tip for leverage. $16.65; rmurphyknives.com SHELL GAME Oyster shells in resin form Made […]

Inside Out

Inside Out - Clients building a waterfront home in Bishopville, Maryland, found an enviable location for their custom abode: a narrow peninsula that enjoys creek vistas on one side and expansive […]

French Connection

French Connection - Patrons longing for live entertainment and a festive meal can now head to Monarque in Baltimore’s Harbor East. This French-style steakhouse and cabaret opened on October 26, following […]

Shouting at the Wind

Shouting at the Wind - Marc Castelli’s vivid watercolors evoke the lives of watermen on the Chesapeake with precision and atmosphere: F ishermen haul teeming nets onto boat decks; sloop-rigged racers […]

Classic Beauty

Classic Beauty - A commercial builder and his wife, an interior designer, purchased a nondescript spec house while it was still under construction. They had fallen in love with its wooded […]

Perfect Flow

Perfect Flow - Clients with a weekend retreat on Peachblossom Creek in Easton wished to give their sprawling, classically styled home better access to the surrounding waterfront views. The owners contacted […]

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