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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

Fall 2023: Flipbook
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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