Restoring a Historic Home

Just steps from Nantucket Harbor, old meets new at this impeccable restored family summer home with a storied past.

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Photographer: Annie Schlechter

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The couple recommends saving all hardwood flooring and anything that is old yet structurally sound when renovating a centuries-old house. But scrap anything that crumbles at first touch. Elizabeth and Peter replaces flaky plaster walls with hand-plastering, adding a little texture for an old (but not fake) look.

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