Cape Cod House Hunt: Truro home boasts stunning details, serene setting – News – capecodtimes.com

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TRURO — For privacy and for getting away from it all, this woodsy Truro setting can’t be beat. Marsh Lane is a dead-end dirt road, and the driveway brings you down a small hill. It’s almost surprising to see such a contemporary home here — the entire lot is surrounded by woods that make up the Little Pamet conservation area. The yard is green and manicured all around, with the backyard boasting plenty of space and a built-in fire pit.

This home is practically brand-new, built in 2014, and no detail has been forgotten, right down to the octagon-shaped windows on each side of the front door. The floor plan is entirely open concept and feels much larger inside than it seems from the outside, with high ceilings, dark-stained hardwood floors and oversized windows giving that solid, contemporary feel that’s so sought after. It has a nice flow: living room

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Fitness guru Kayla Itsines puts lush Australian home on the market

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Australian fitness guru Kayla Itsines has put her beautiful home on the market.

Following the announcement of her shock split from her fiancé Tobi Pearce, the 29-year-old is selling her beloved home in South Australia.

The 3,400 square foot property has already been listed on an Aussie real estate site asking potential home owners for ‘best offers’.



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The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home embraces open-plan living and boasts its own tennis court, solar-heated swimming pool, and ‘fully equipped alfresco pavilion.’

The home also has two ‘master wings,’ its own cellar and a self-contained studio.

Fans of the fitness influencer will have already got a peek inside the home through Kayla’s various social media platforms but the official photographs give a proper insight into the plush mansion.



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A huge selling-point of the house is the airy, spacious

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New custom-designed home with open floor plan, special touches throughout | Featured Property

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Seize the moment to become part of one of Hopkinton, Rhode Island’s most desirous new neighborhoods. Enjoy the privacy that comes from living on a street surrounded by 16 acres of open space!

Situated on almost one acre of land at the end of a cul-de-sac at 16 Shady Grove Road in Hope Valley Village, is a newly-constructed, custom-designed home with an attached 2-car garage.

Clad in taupe-colored vinyl with white trim, this home offers many special touches throughout.

A paved path brings you to the front door. Once inside the foyer, you’ll instantly notice the 9-foot ceilings (which feels much higher), double coat closet, hardwood flooring stretching out in all directions, metal balusters on the second-floor staircase and a sliding wooden door that opens to the laundry room, which provides space for a folding table or ironing board.

Continue on into an open floor plan – perfect for entertaining

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Kitchen Design Ideas – Which?

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Follow our simple kitchen design ideas to transform your existing kitchen or create a new kitchen that’s stylish and practical.

Before you start planning a new kitchen, the first thing to decide is whether you want to update your current kitchen or start from scratch.

Look at what you already have, and think about what you like and don’t like about it. It can help to draw up a list of what you want to keep, move or remove completely. 

If your kitchen layout already works well, you’ll save money by keeping things in the same place, particularly your sink and appliances.

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If you’re planning to move house soon, totally transforming your kitchen might not be worth it. Many buyers want to put their own stamp on a place, but they won’t want to replace a new kitchen. Refreshing it with cheaper updates might be the best

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Modern Ideas for a Kitchen Nook Area | Home Guides

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A kitchen nook often includes seating.

A kitchen nook is a small space in or near a kitchen separated from the appliances, cupboards, pantry and countertops. Many use kitchen nooks to create small, intimate breakfast areas or small lounge areas. Most kitchen nooks are designed to replace kitchen eating areas, but some are used in conjunction with larger kitchen dining spaces. There are many ways to create a kitchen nook so it provides a warm and friendly meeting spot.

Intimate Dining Area

Create a small, chummy eating area suitable for two to four people. Opt for a small glass or wooden round table because it’s more intimate than square or rectangular styles. Select individual, padded chairs so you and your family can comfortably scoot back from the table to read the newspaper, use electronic tablets or work on handheld crafts. Modern nook styles are often minimalistic, so choose simple wall art, nominal window treatments and basic

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Bright, airy home combines modern and old for Lynchburg couple | Local News

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Stairs to the second floor lead to a split landing that branches to the second floor master bedroom, a couple guest bedrooms and to a hallway that looks down over that sunny entryway.

The second floor master bedroom originally was a recreation room.

“That wasn’t quite traditional enough for us so we took this area here, took the recreation room, and made it our bedroom,” Gil said.

Windows in that room feature interior shutters and a balcony overlooks the yard.

Irene’s favorite spot in the house is that bedroom because she had a hand in its design, Gil said.

“She liked the closet for her shoe collection,” Gil said. “She had a 1,000 pairs of shoes. Yeah, she’s into fashion. … She had so many clothes and she started bringing them down and putting them in my little closet.”

The majority of the rooms are not a typical rectangular shape

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Clinton Hill Neo-Federal Townhouse With Renovated Kitchen, Porch Asks $2.399 Million

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This Clinton Hill neo-Federal bundles a practical early 20th century floor plan, original details, room for a home office and outdoor space all in a rather narrow package. At 445 Washington Avenue, it’s within the Clinton Hill Historic District.

It’s one of a row of four houses that are a bit more modern than some of the neighbors, having been built in 1922 on the site of a former 19th century wood frame manse. While initial plans called for replacing the house with a six-story apartment house, locals objected, according to a 1922 Brooklyn Daily Eagle article. It included a preliminary sketch of the “modern dwellings of Colonial design” that a new owner was planning to construct instead of the objectionable multi-family dwelling. The row of single-family homes ultimately built to the designs of architects Slee & Bryson are a bit more modest than the original sketch, but still include

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Plainfield Wow House: Spacious Town home With Pond View

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PLAINFIELD, IL — This modern home has everything from picturesque outdoor views to a kitchen stocked with modern appliances and a balcony to enjoy the home-cooked meals.

  • Address: 14644 Paul Revere Ln, Plainfield, Illinois
  • Price: $219,900
  • Square Feet: 1757
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half Baths
  • Built: 2009
  • Features: Feast your eyes on this spacious and elegant town home with basement and two-car garage near downtown Plainfield! This meticulously maintained home boasts mahogany wood floors, designer lighting throughout, warm paint colors and a picturesque pond view outside your front windows. Custom kitchen features 42 maple cabinets with under counter lighting, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, travertine stone backsplash and a balcony to enjoy your home-cooked meals. Furnace is just two years old! Large master bedroom includes a sizable walk-in closet and master bathroom. Two other bedrooms and a bathroom complete the second floor along with plush carpet, a
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$350K home with jail listing goes viral

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There’s a unique listing for sale in the city of Fayette, Missouri that might appeal to would-be kidnappers or those with a taste for something unusual.

It comes in the form of a two-bedroom, two bath, former sheriff’s home that comes with nine jail cells in its basement!

“WAIT until you get to picture #30!!” the listing reads.

The unique listing has gone viral, with photos showing a newly renovated home with a heavy door in the otherwise modern-looking kitchen that leads downstairs to the basement. That’s where you’ll find the lower-level jail.

The listing states that the home was built in 1875 and served as both the local sheriff’s house and the city jail. The cells have been left more or less untouched, though the upper levels of the home have undergone “extensive renovation”.

News outlets including USA Today and TMZ have all reported on the listing, and there

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Updated Oakwood home includes 3-car carriage house

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Built around the 1880s by Gabriel Harman, one of the original founders of Oakwood, this three-story house is tucked within a private half-acre lot with a three-car, detached carriage house.



a house with trees in the background: Built the 1880s by Gabriel Harman, one of the original founders of Oakwood, the shingle-sided house with 6 bedrooms has been updated and offers about 4,770 sq. ft. of living space. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/DAYTON HOME PHOTOGRAPHY


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Built the 1880s by Gabriel Harman, one of the original founders of Oakwood, the shingle-sided house with 6 bedrooms has been updated and offers about 4,770 sq. ft. of living space. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/DAYTON HOME PHOTOGRAPHY

Most of the original charm has been kept intact and a 2017 remodeled kitchen blends in well with its quartz countertops and white cabinetry, keeping the charm but adding modern conveniences, including a mudroom addition and updated appliances.

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Listed for $644,900 by RE/MAX Alliance Realty, the shingle-sided house at 620 Harman Ave. has about 4,770 square feet of living space. The property includes a three-car, detached garage with additional second-level storage and living space options.

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