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27/11Dutch design duo converts 1850s barn into rural chic family home

“I said, ‘We'll live here, even if we have to camp in this spot for the rest of our lives,'” Sandy Sonnemans says of this idyllic spot near the village of Abbenbroek, the Netherlands.That may sound like classic ...

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23/11Two architects craft a San Diego home above a lush canyon

The city of San Diego is spread over a series of hills and canyons—like fingers reaching out, as architect Taal Safdie poetically describes them—sprinkled with wildlife preserves that are home to cougars and ...

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20/11A 19th-century farmhouse makeover blends city panache and comfortable country style

Its weathered stone walls and exposed wooden beams recall the rural past of this 19th-century farmhouse, but its location just 30 minutes outside of Paris inspired an unstudied elegance of decor that suits amped-up ...

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19/11A 1960s French tobacco barn remains true to its industrial roots

The new owners maintained as many existing features as possible when refurbishing the old tobacco barn, including the wooden ventilation slats. Rustic finishes—concrete foundation walls, vertical board siding—coexist ...

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13/11A Restored 1700s English Farmhouse Gets a Contemporary Glass Garden Room

The setting is reminiscent of one of Constable's masterpieces, with requisite rolling green hills, billowing white clouds against an azure sky and the ubiquitous stone walls that roam the hillsides. Add the heritage ...

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9/11Investing in Real Estate Income Trusts

“Dracula Flaherty has given all of us a Halloween treat,” a Toronto money manager told The Globe and Mail on November 1, 2006, in response to then Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's surprise announcement of a ...

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6/11100-year-old Georgian Bay cottage gets a modern overhaul

The cottage has been there for more than a century, capping a hillock of pale pink granite. Facing a harbour on Ontario's Georgian Bay, it commands vistas of rock, gnarled pine and clear, dark water. Its structure ...

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3/11At Home with Erica Cook

Erica Cook lives and loves style. Whether it is designing a space, putting together an outfit or creating a DIY project, everything she styles is gold. She got her start working with Sarah Richardson Design and ...

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2/11New Zealand Beach House

The Omaha peninsula reaches out long and low into its little bay, and the small community of holiday homes littered around the coastline follows its lead. Barely 200 in all, they're built long and low, as if ducking ...

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