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Back to Nature

A rustic-modern retreat on the Chester River forges a close connection to its wooded milieu

Far Afield

Outbuildings present creative options for getting away—at home

Perfect Perch

A vintage porch becomes a cozy haven on the water

Chesapeake Views Fall 2023

Back to Nature

The yearning for authenticity spans continents and crosses cultures. It has settled gracefully into an understated property on the Eastern Shore’s Chester River. A spirit of humility prevails in this […]

Outside the Box

Sometimes, working with a dream team means that what architect Gregory Ehrman calls the “daydream phase” of a project actually comes true. That’s what happened on a piece of land […]

Harbor Haven

Lured by gracious proportions, luxury amenities and an enviable position on Annapolis’ Spa Creek, a business executive acquired his three-bedroom pied-à-terre while the condo complex was still under construction. The […]

Far Afield

A well-designed outbuilding can be a place for recreation and respite at home, in any season. On the following pages, four chic retreats—each with its own personality and style—offer inspiration […]

Sunset View

The prospect of waterfront sunsets lured a couple to purchase a 70-year-old cottage just 20 feet from Edge Creek in St. Michaels, Maryland. The dilapidated structure needed work, so they […]

Perfect Perch

For many years, designer Annie Elliott has enjoyed time at her family’s getaway in St. Michaels, Maryland, nestled along San Domingo Creek. “My husband’s grandfather, a naval architect, built the […]

Cooking in Style

The owners of a home situated at the convergence of Harris Creek and Dun’s Cove on Maryland’s Eastern Shore hired Jennifer Gilmer for a kitchen overhaul. “The wife is a […]

Perfect Setting

After buying a circa-1916 home on Spa Creek in Annapolis, a couple hired designer Katherine Crosby of Jenkins Baer Associates to breathe fresh life into its outmoded interiors. Among the […]

Luxe Refuge

A couple looking for an Eastern Shore getaway settled on a bucolic slice of farmland overlooking Eastern Bay on Maryland’s Kent Island. They hired a team that included architect Christopher […]

Elegance at The Oaks

Since it was deeded by Lord Baltimore in the 1600s, the Maryland property now home to The Oaks Waterfront Hotel has had a colorful history as a working farm, boarding […]

Taste of France

Bluepoint Hospitality has expanded its growing Easton, Maryland, empire with a new attraction: P. Bordier, Pâtisserie & Crêperie. Under executive pastry chef Thomas Raquel, formerly of New York’s Le Bernardin, […]

City Spot

Leo is making waves in Annapolis’ Uptown Arts District. Brian and Hilarey Leonard opened the New American restaurant and bar earlier this year; the duo also owns two DC bars: […]

Winter Sky

Dawn light silhouettes crab houses on Virginia’s Tangier Island in an image captured by photographer Jay Fleming. Heading out by boat on a February morning to shoot oystermen at work, […]

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