The open dining area's locally crafted, 8-foot-long pine table is
cleverly designed in two parts―the top comes off to
facilitate moving. Classic Nova Scotia chairs with pressed backs
were made in a nearby factory.
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Spacious covered and uncovered porches stretch along the sea-facing side of the house, offering sunny and shady choices for taking in the scenery.
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The homeowners call the glass-front structure that connects the
barn to the tower "the bridge." The dramatic galvanized-steel
stairway utilizes authentic nautical detailing such as pipe
railing, cables, and a steel platform to the study. Crediting its
inspiration to a ship's gangway and the area's strong maritime
heritage, the architect had it fabricated at the Lunenberg Foundry,
where workers create pieces for area fishing boats.
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The peaceful, meadow-side master bedroom's simple plan includes
plantation shutters and a custom-made platform bed with four large
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Stunning sea views distinguish the simple, airy guest room on the
tower's ground floor. Here, old Scandinavian spreads dress heirloom
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A corner of the study boasts painted wood floors, a Thomas Moser chair, and the retractable stairway that leads to the observation tower.
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The living area features a muted hand-woven area rug, cotton-covered sofas, and wicker chairs. A shallow, Rumford-style fireplace provides a warm glow as well as quick and efficient heat.
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The sleek and simple kitchen features green Nova Scotia granite counters and light birch cabinets constructed by a local craftsman.