By Lacey N. Howard

A narrow staircase in the second floor sitting room leads to atower room high above the marshlands. "It is reminiscent of aship's crow's nest," says Barry. Here, a cozy seating area issurrounded by windows trimmed in bright white, khaki walls, andsalvaged paneling. "The antique beaded board adds a real rusticquality," Linda says. A red leather sofa and a pair of sassyred-and-taupe striped reclining chairs continue the living room'scolor scheme at the home's highest point. A glass door opens to awidow's walk that wraps the entire tower. "This is the pi?ce der?sistance of the house," Linda says.

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