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A Storybook Synthesis

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Black Mountain home is distinguished by traditional textures and a sense of place Cynthia Park grew up summering in the tiny town of Montreat, a…

The Luxury of Fresh Air

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Outdoor room is loaded with extras for every taste  A home’s outdoor space used to consist of some grass to mow, a simple patio…

Stone’s Throw from Modern

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Town Mountain estate winningly combines two aesthetics By: Catherine Brook Eastman Cotswolds in the front, contemporary in the back — that’s the short take on…

The Master Connector

The Master Connector

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Award-winning resort designer turns his skills to ultra-livable homes Two distinct elements — one private, the other public — combine to create a striking…

She Said Yes, and Other Timely Tales

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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

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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

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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…

Round Here

Round Here

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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…

All Kinds of Cozy

All Kinds of Cozy

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Lodge uses many different woods for “heavy rustic” vibe Interviewed in October, Debbie and James Lehman, an adventurous couple who love to hike and ski,…