A Storybook Synthesis

Cynthia Park grew up summering in the tiny town of Montreat, a woodsy cloister known for its family church camps and retreats. A long-time…

She Said Yes, and Other Timely Tales

Storied Montford home is transformed by history-loving couple “She said no,” says James Kearns. “My wife did not want another project.” Fernanda Garcia had been…

Their Hygge is Your Hygge

Home in Thoms Estate has a signature sociability By: Catherine Brooke Eastman Tim Collins and Tom Wolff have lived in Northeast England and in…

The Curated Life

Forever friends share their vision for artful retirement It’s supposed to take a lot of compromise to successfully combine households. But Gail Dosik and…

Have Rock — Will Travel

Have Rock — Will Travel

Writer/historian doesn’t need to leave home to take a musical journey   By: Brendan Blowers Bill Kopp gets music in the mail almost every…

Round Here

Round Here

Appealing modern home synthesizes real-world influences Tight, walkable West Asheville isn’t exactly known for its off-street parking, but “Westwood Wedge” has plenty of this precious…

A Timely Retreat

Southern Living Idea House makes its home in The Ramble Even in a typical year, one not throttled by the delays of a global…

Warming Up Cold Mountain

Brevard firm makes magical use of light in a wilderness retreat There’s more than one Cold Mountain in the world, but there’s only one with…

Top Prospect

Arden estate is a stunning mix of castle and contemporary Try to say “Villa Bella Vista” ten times fast. It’s not easy.  Also not easy:…

Foreverness Factor

Deep collaboration yields a timelessly modern home Scott Huebner’s contemporary homes involve a lot of flush, square spaces — but the architect balks at any…