By Coastal Living
October 10, 2006

See the virtualtour and our tips on placesto stay and visit in Portsmouth and Newport.

DESIGN TEAM: Interior design, Lynn Morgan, Lora Gray, andJudy Hallock of Lynn Morgan Design, Darien, Connecticut;203/866-1940 or contractors, Behan Brothers, Inc., Middletown, RhodeIsland; 401/846-1516 or Architects,Gleysteen Design LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 617/492-6060 or architects, Landworks Collaborative, Worcester,Massachusetts; 508/770-0660 or

NATIONAL SPONSORS: Outdoor furniture, Agio; 800/416-3511 or trim, AZEK Trimboards; 866/549-6900 or Teakoutdoor furniture, Barlow Tyrie; 800/451-7467 or, Beacon Hill; 800/343-1470 or hood, video answering system, bathroom fans, central andgarage vacuums, Broan-NuTone; 800/558-1711 or 888/336-3948 or Mahoganyfront door, Borano; 877/839-8029 or, Carlisle Wide Plank Floors; 800/595-9663 or lighting, Charleston Gas Light; 877/427-5483 or and wet bar sink and fixtures, Franke; 800/626-5771 or and coffee table, Habersham; 800/422-3774 or shades, Hunter Douglas; 800/789-0331 or Bathvanities, J. Tribble Antiques; 404/846-1156 or shingles, James Hardie; 888/542-7343 or Wine,Kendall-Jackson; 800/769-3649 or Heating andcooling, Lennox Industries; 800/953-6669 or, Lexington Home Brands; 800/539-4636 or Furniture, MaineCottage; 888/859-5522 or Linens,Nautica; 877/628-8422 or cabinetry, Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry; 800/447-9006or, Robert Allen; 800/333-3777 or sinks, master tub, and fixtures, Toto; 888/295-8134 or, Trex; 800/289-8739 or, Viking Range Corp.; 888/845-4641 or

SPECIAL THANKS: Windows and doors, Andersen Windows &Doors; 800/426-4261 or design, Kitchen and Bath Details; 508/758-6083 or Outdoor pillowdesign, Laurie Bell; 336/370-9503 or Originalartwork, Andrea Bonfils; 203/570-3911 or doors, Builders' Supply CT, LLC; 203/762-2979.Accessories, Caron's Beach Cottage; 888/287-1717 or, Chatham Sign Shop; 800/547-4467 or fixtures, Circa Lighting; 877/762-2323 or Woolrugs, Elizabeth Eakins Inc. 212/628-1950 or rugs, Elizabeth Eakins Cotton Inc; 203/831-9347 or system, GarageTek; 866/664-2724 or Bath fixtures,Grohe; 630/582-7711 or, Harvest of Barnstable; 508/362-4595 or artwork, Anne Jayson; e-mail photos, Michael Kahn; 610/383-9250 or Accessories,Kramer & Dey; 866/239-2121 or Curtainand pillow fabrication, Linda and Pedro's Tailoring &Alterations; 401/846-0302. Nantucket baskets, Ocean Offerings; artwork, Tjasa Owen; 415/350-7910 or Idea House sign,Pub Sign Shop; Originalartwork, Karen Robertson, to the trade; 904/280-5758 or Coral,Seashell World; Art,Seaweed Designs, Inc.; 866/602-6624 or, Shearwaters; 800/527-0259 or Paint,Sherwin-Williams; furniture fabric, Sunbrella by Glen Raven Inc.;336/227-6211 or Art andaccessories, Swift-Morris Interiors; 401/849-3229 or artwork, Valerie Wall, available through Lynn MorganDesign; 203/655-0573 or

OTHER PRODUCTS: Kitchen island paint, Benjamin Moore; Compassrose, Dal-Tile; appliances, Delia Inc.; 800/393-3542 or, Linens 'n Things; 866/568-7378 or Landscapelighting, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives; 401/398-2977 or AZEKdecorative window surrounds, pilasters, and architectural blocks,Parksite Plunkett-Webster; Kitchenisland lighting, Restoration Hardware; 800/762-1005 or green, Synthetic Turf of New England; 877/885-6374 or, The Potting Shed Garden Center & Flower Farm;401/847-2183. Accessories from Fragments, Ltd. (972/569-9669 or, Good FoodGood Things (203/655-7355), Home Depot (, House Interiors(401/847-9879), Mecox Gardens (800/487-4854 or, Pier 1 (, andTreillage, Ltd. (212/535-2288 or

THROUGHOUT: Interior doors by Builders' Supply CT, LLC. OldGrowth Walnut and Old Growth White Oak flooring by Carlisle WidePlank Floors.

EXTERIOR: Hardishingle Individual Shingle siding by JamesHardie. Woodscapes custom stain by Sherwin-Williams. Flat stocktrim and tongue-and-groove ceilings on porch by AZEK Trimboards.AZEK decorative window surrounds, architectural blocks, andpilasters from Parksite Plunkett-Webster. AZEK widow's walk byBehan Brothers, Inc. The Seabrook hanging lantern (loggia), and TheCarriage House wall lanterns in Natural Copper by Charleston GasLight. Landscape lighting by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives. Windowsand doors by Andersen Windows & Doors.

ENTRY: Carlentini mahogany door by Borano. Blue plantersfrom The Potting Shed Garden Center & Flower Farm. The Patriothanging lantern by Charleston Gas Light.

LIVING ROOM: Walls in Dover White and ceiling in Extra Whiteby Sherwin-Williams. Nautica Colonial Passage Donovan sofa, chair,and round accent table, Barlow ottoman, and Modern GatheringsHardwin chairs and ottoman by Lexington Home Brands. Nautica sofaand ottoman fabric in 4242-11 and Orleans Stripe cushion fabric inColonial, Orleans Stripe pillows in Colonial, Paden pillows inCadet with Medley Accent in Snow, and Lovely Linen fabric shades inCelestial by Robert Allen. Curtain fabrication and monogrammedcompass pillow by Linda and Pedro's Tailoring & Alterations.Hagga Arkad Wide Stripe rug in 2006/8005 by Elizabeth Eakins Inc."The Lady Anne" and "Endeavor Runs Against the Current," (besidefireplace) by Michael Kahn. Artificial cluster coral and small catspaw coral from Seashell World. Shell mirror by Anne Jayson. Whitetray from Good Food Good Things. Cobalt vase from MecoxGardens.

DINING ROOM: Walls in Loyal Blue and paneling, built-ins,and ceiling in Extra White by Sherwin-Williams. Nautica ColonialPassage rectangular dining table and Modern Classics Tribeca chairsby Lexington Home Brands. Nautica Courtside Twill chair fabric inChina Blue by Robert Allen @ Home. Ideal Stripe fabric shades inPeriwinkle by Beacon Hill from Robert Allen. Curtain fabrication byLinda and Pedro's Tailoring & Alterations. Reed Hanging Lightby Circa Lighting. Hagga Goose Eye rug in 9233/8005 by ElizabethEakins Inc. Blue and white plates from Treillage, Ltd. Nantucketoval utility basket (on table) from Ocean Offerings. Small basketby Harvest of Barnstable. Medium anduze glass hurricanes from MecoxGardens. Artificial coral from Seashell World.

BAR: Custom cabinet doors in Mint by Plain & FancyCustom Cabinetry. Viking Range Corp. Professional Series 15"under-counter/freestanding ice machine (VUIM150DL) in StainlessSteel from Delia Inc. Element ERX-110 Stainless Steel sink, OrientExpress OE 280 faucet, and Little Butler LB-2080 filtered-waterdispenser with Instant Hot by Franke. Wine by Kendall-Jackson. Wineglasses from Pier 1.

KITCHEN: Walls in Dover White and ceiling in Extra White bySherwin-Williams. Waverly Breeze oval dining table and The World ofBob Timberlake Collector's Palette side chairs by Lexington HomeBrands. Two Band chair fabric in Cobalt by Beacon Hill from RobertAllen. Venetian 6 Light Chandelier from Circa Lighting. Provenancewoven wood shades with Adelaide fabric in Melbourne White by HunterDouglas. Large basket on table by Ocean Offerings. Bella small dogbed with Hotty Dotty fabric in China Blue on Bright White by MaineCottage. Viking Range Corp. Professional Series 48" side-by-siderefrigerator/freezer (VCSB483) in Cobalt Blue and 48" sealed burnerrangetop (VGRT482-6Q) from Delia Inc. 48" external blower chimneywall-mount hood (KEX42) in Brushed Stainless and 1100 CFM inlineblower (ILB11) by Best by Broan. Custom cabinet doors by Plain& Fancy Custom Cabinetry. Island cabinets painted in YarmouthBlue by Benjamin Moore. Professional PSX-110-30-9/12 sink andFF-1780 faucet, 3/4 hp continuous feed WD751 The Little ButlerWaste Disposer System, and PF-1080 pot filler by Franke. ClemsonPendant lighting by Restoration Hardware. 29" Saddle Stools fromLinens 'n Things. SEA art from Swift-Morris Interiors. Small basketby Harvest of Barnstable.

FAMILY ROOM: Walls in Ivoire with 25% White and ceilings inExtra White by Sherwin-Williams. Nautica Colonial Passage Donovansofa in Tommy Bahama 4227-41 and Bob Timberlake Salt Aire Verandachairs and ottoman by Lexington Home Brands. Agoura Plaid chair,ottoman, and pillow fabric in Brick by Robert Allen @ Home. Coffeetable with basket-weave shelf by Habersham. Audio system: RussoundWhole Audio System; tray from Shearwaters. Boston Functional Library Two Arm WallLight in Antique Brass by Circa Lighting. "Waterview I" by AndreaBonfils. "The House & the Studio" by Tjasa Owen. 1930s ClassicYacht-Black/White from Caron's Beach Cottage.

PATIO: Equinox chaise longues in teak and stainless steel byBarlow Tyrie.

STUDY: Walls in Ivoire by Sherwin-Williams. LexingtonLeather Roseland chair and ottoman in 9251-53 by Lexington HomeBrands. Royal Council desk with gallery and Wheat Sheaf armchair byHabersham. Provenance woven wood shades with Mali fabric in Oak byHunter Douglas. Orvis pillow fabric in Capri by Robert Allen.Drugget rug in Douglas Kansas by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Coat-of-armsprints by Karen Robertson. John Derian decoupage ship plate andantique painted fish tin from Swift-Morris Interiors. 1930s ClassicYacht-Black/White from Caron's Beach Cottage. Hamper fromShearwaters.

MASTER BEDROOM: Walls in Morning Sun by Sherwin-Williams.Liz Claiborne Home Homecoming Sundays queen sleigh bed by LexingtonHome Brands. Southgate Herringbone duvet, shams, and toss pillow,Laguna coverlet, and Westcot sheets by Nautica. Hycirma accentpillow in Capri by Robert Allen. Large Gourd Form lamp in IvoryGlazed from Circa Lighting. Lore fabric shade in Azure by RobertAllen. Curtain fabrication by Linda and Pedro's Tailoring &Alterations. Ross Plaid rug in Blue/Cream by Elizabeth EakinsCotton Inc. "Classic Regatta" by Michael Kahn. Lorenzo diningchairs on patio by Agio.

MASTER BATH: Walls in Tradewind and ceiling in Extra Whiteby Sherwin-Williams. Tile from Dal-Tile. Clayton Air Bath 6'bathtub (ABA784L), deck-mounted bath faucet (TB784DDC),self-rimming lavatory sink (LT781), and widespread lavatory faucet(TL784DDN) by Toto. Artificial small coral from Seashell World.Baskets from Harvest of Barnstable. Tuscan sink base and mirrorframe in White Wash by J. Tribble Antiques. Essex Single FormalSconces in Polished Nickel by Circa Lighting. Alouette lightlouvers with Suave Clair fabric in Skylark by Hunter Douglas. Linenhand towel with coral embroidery from Kramer & Dey. Nauticatowels in Seamist. Monograms by Linda and Pedro's Tailoring &Alterations.

TWIN BEDROOM: Walls in Moonraker by Sherwin-Williams.Lexington Kids Retreat II twin panel beds, computer hutch, and deskchair, and Liz Claiborne Home Daniela armless chair by LexingtonHome Brands. Mayfield armless chair fabric in Vanilla from RobertAllen. Radford pillow and seat cushion fabric in Petal by BeaconHill from Robert Allen. Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod accentpillows from Shearwaters. Longview duvet in Apple Green, Long BeachTwill quilt and shams, and Brookfield sheet set by Nautica.Vignette Modern Roman shade with Twill fabric (3" fold size) inLily by Hunter Douglas. India Stripe rug in Red/Cream by ElizabethEakins Cotton Inc. Cottage lamp and baskets by Harvest ofBarnstable. "Adirondack Chair" color-inversions (red and greenchairs) by Andrea Bonfils.

BOY'S BEDROOM: Walls in Pure White by Sherwin-Williams.Seaside Retreat queen shutter headboard and Liz Claiborne HomeAndrea ottoman by Lexington Home Brands. Primary Ribbon ottomanfabric in Nautical by Beacon Hill from Robert Allen. Watersidequilt and shams and Crew Classic cotton blanket in Navy by Nautica.Vignette Modern Roman shades with Seersucker fabric (3" fold size)in Blueberry Frost by Hunter Douglas. India Stripe rug inBlue/Cream by Elizabeth Eakins Cotton Inc. 1934 J-Yacht Rainbowfrom Caron's Beach Cottage. Cottage lamp by Harvest of Barnstable."Adirondack Chair" color inversions (purple and yellow chairs) byAndrea Bonfils. "Sailboat" framed in Bright White with HarbourStripes by Seaweed Designs, Inc. Tiedemann collection Yacht DesignPlans by Albert Crouch from Swift-Morris Interiors.

GUEST SUITE SITTING ROOM: Walls in Lily and ceiling in ExtraWhite by Sherwin-Williams. Zelda Sofa with Pure Linen fabric inChina Blue and Pure Linen cording in White, Comfortable wickerchairs in Buttercream with Stripe Tease cushions in China Blue onBright White and Pure Linen cording in White, Lemonade table inButtercream, Celia cocktail table in China Blue, Stripe Teasepillows in China Blue with Pure Linen cording in White, Hotty Dottypillows in China Blue on Bright White with Pure Linen cording inWhite, and Mezzo rug by Maine Cottage. Marine Wall Light in Chromeby Circa Lighting. "Caribbean Blue" by Andrea Bonfils.Shell-encrusted SHORE sign from Fragments, Ltd. Classic kitchen/bartwo-handle center-set faucet (31 061 AVO) by Grohe. Element ERX-110Stainless Steel sink by Franke. Viking Range Corp. ProfessionalSeries 24" under-counter/freestanding wine cellar (VUWC142DL) fromDelia Inc. Green flowerpot from Home Depot. Cabinetry by Plain& Fancy Custom Cabinetry.

GUEST SUITE BATH: Walls in Scanda and ceiling in Extra Whiteby Sherwin-Williams. Miranda sink base in Sunflower painted finishby J. Tribble Antiques. Carrollton self-rimming lavatory sink(LT771) by Toto. Atrio low spout lavatory wide-set faucet (20 072AVO) by Grohe. Mirror from Shearwaters. Towels in Straw by Nautica.Monograms by Linda and Pedro's Tailoring & Alterations.Humidity-sensing fan (QTXE110) by Broan.

EXTERIOR: Hardishingle Individual Shingle siding by JamesHardie. Woodscapes custom stain by Sherwin-Williams. AZEKdecorative window surrounds and trim from ParksitePlunkett-Webster. Carriage House wall lanterns in Natural Copper byCharleston Gas Light. Carnegie Abbey sign by Chatham Sign Shop.

ENTRY PORCH, GARAGE, and KITCHEN DESK: Rio chair, ottomans,and end table by Agio. Flagship/Capri cushion fabric withSailcloth/Shell cording and Sailcloth/Shell pillow fabric withFlagship/Capri cording by Sunbrella. Pillows by Laurie Bell.Seabrook ceiling fixture and Carriage House wall-mounted fixturesby Charleston Gas Light. Trex Brasilia decking in Cayenne by Trex.Hurricane 12" lamp from Pier 1. Video door-answering recessed-mountcamera (VSC4R) by NuTone. Garage organization system and flooringby GarageTek. LoSone Select ventilator (L150MG) by Broan. 1040Watts-Bag central vacuum system (VX1000) by NuTone. Customcabinetry by Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry. The World of BobTimberlake Collector's Palette side chair by Lexington Home Brands.Two Band chair fabric in Cobalt by Beacon Hill from Robert Allen.Surface-mount drop-down intercom system (VSUC4SK) by NuTone.Baskets by Harvest of Barnstable. Compass Rose frame from Kramer& Dey.

OUTDOOR SEATING AREA and PUTTING GREEN PATIO: Rio sofa, loveseat, chair, and table by Agio. Lyon/Limeligh pillow fabric andFlagship/Capri cushion fabric by Sunbrella. Pillows by Laurie Bell.Equinox circular pedestal table, chaise longues, and armchairs inIvory, Rimini parasol circular in Oyster, and Crichton servingtrolley by Barlow Tyrie. Putting green by Synthetic Turf of NewEngland.