This little-known gem boasts serene waterfront gardens alongside heavenly views of the Sound. All are welcome to visit this 11-acre island, which is home to the Society of St. Edmund, an order of Catholic priests and brothers.
Architect Rick Staub designed the 9,000-square-foot structure as a series of pods sited on the footprint of the original house, stepped up and angled slightly to capture views of the Connecticut River and the hills of Lyme.
Paul Vogel likes to take his time on a project. Journals, photo albums, and rare book restorations are all specialties the bespoke bookbinder offers, but his favorite of all is creating a book from scratch with just some paper, needle and thread.
Our expert has discovered antique boxes made for all occasions. For child's play, this circa-1940 wooden nesting box can be easily stacked and used as an interactive toy while a chic 1950's Louis Vuitton steamer trunk can double as decorative storage or a cocktail table.
These handsome timepieces will make big time statements. From Ebel's funky 100 with green alligator strap to the classic Ole Mathiesen stainless steel and blue dial watch with black leather strap, both are sure to fit the many wrists of the men in your life.
High-school dropout, former professional soccer goalie and DEDON founder Bobby Dekeyser has created one of the world's outstanding outdoor furniture design firms, with celebrities such as Brad Pitt waiting in line for his pieces.
From Vita Sackville West’s gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, and Stourhead’s lakeside tulip trees and redwoods to the Pagoda vistas at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Britain’s ornamental landscape owes an abiding debt to the plants of North America.
Blue skies, sunshine and tulips blossomed along Park Avenue in Manhattan this past weekend while the third edition of the Art and Antique Dealers League of America spring show took place at the venerable and historic Armory.
Decorator Todd Black completely renovates Sandra Ballentine's Murray Hill apartment into the penthouse of her dreams. With a proper kitchen and quaint terrace space, Black creates the perfect home for Ballentine to entertain and quietly work on her writing.
Each February, 60,000 people descend to Miami to party under white tents with celebrity chefs and wine makers. South Beach's Wine & Food Festival is one of the biggest star-studded events in the food and wine industry today. Check out who came out to party!
There were a number of challenges to creating a garden, including a serious lack of water and tricky topography. Under Katie Brown’s watch, the landscape has become a winding patchwork of calm and cozy, discrete garden spaces, shifting in character from one to the next.
Whether you are hosting an outdoor gathering or updating your backyard space, we've got just what you are looking for. Create a tranquil space indoors or outdoors with DEDON's multifaceted garden partition or set a table for guests with Link Outdoor's vibrant fabric collection in bright yellows, greens and blues.
On Saturday, May 4, the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, known as the greatest two minutes in sports, took place at the Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Here is a list of places in Manhattan that hosted the infamous event.
After settling on a 14th-floor, 3,400-square-foot apartment in New York City, an Ohio couple's recent transition meant a gut renovation to their new abode. The couple wanted to create a three-bedroom layout that flowed effortlessly and provided ample space for entertaining. They decided to call on decorator Michael Rosenberg.
Want to garden like a guru? Plant yourself firmly within earshot of a crowd with soil under their fingernails and listen up. Where are all the Wellies congregating this spring? At Trade Secrets on May 18 at Elaine LaRoche's LionRock Farm in Sharon, where a whole lot of people will be talking dirty.
When Michael Halpern found a neglected 1800s farmhouse in the Merryall section of New Milford, he fell in love with the home’s location and the way it was sited with a magnificent view of protected farmland belonging to the Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust.
English Country Home
Bestselling author Chris Mead sold over 500,000 coffee table books on design, and has been decorating the Hamptons for 30 years. From beach cottages to family summer homes, & NYC Apartments. English Country Home sells an eclectic mix of modern and antique furniture, and has everything for the home, and is a must-see destination and a unique shopping experience. With over 20,000 sq. ft. of inventory, English Country specializes in instant gratification and Chris believes interiors should be both beautiful and functional.
33 Crooked Mile Road, Darien, CT
Magnificent blend of classic Connecticut craftsmanship and style with the ease of contemporary living, filled with natural light and modern flow. Each space has been designed with exquisite attention to detail, from the intimate paneled library to the luxurious master bathroom with heated glass mosaic floor and elegant soaking tub. Set on a private cul-de-sac with a pool surrounded by beautiful gardens, enjoy privacy and serenity in a park-like setting only 5-minutes from Darien town and train.
20 Juniper Road, Darien, CT
One of the largest waterfront properties in Darien. Magnificent 11-room estate on 7.1 private acres looking south to Long Island Sound and north to Goodwives River and Rings End Bridge. The 8,300 sq.ft. home includes: great room with 12’ ceilings and 2 limestone fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, family room with stone fireplace. 10 sets of French doors to expansive flagstone terrace. 5 en-suite bedrooms with water views, 8 bathrooms, full basement with billiard room, astroturf play room, workshop. Includes a pool/spa, outdoor shower and dock and more!
29 Barn Lane, Bridgehampton
Beautiful 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom home conveniently located between Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor. This 6,400 SF Dutch Gambrel home is the perfect place to relax or host family and friends this summer. 10’ – 11’ ceilings throughout main level including a designer kitchen featuring breathtaking stonework with Sub-Zero, Wolf and Miele appliances. The master suite showcases a luxurious bathroom. Finished lower level, upgraded construction features, and integrated concierge services by Chaloners make Barn and Vine the easiest home for you.
Unprecedented Compound, East Hampton NY
Featured in the Wall Street Journal Mansion section and the New York Post, this luxurious 23-acre compound minutes from East Hampton Village includes an approx. 18,000-sq.ft., 12+ bedroom main house, chic 6-bedroom former carriage house, and charming horse stables with paddocks and riding fields. The Cotswold-inspired main house with heated gunite pool, oversized spa, pool house, and hard-court tennis is framed by stone courtyards, covered arbors, and idyllic gardens.
265 Thimble Island Road
Lifestyle & Luxury meet the sea in this 4 bedroom waterfront home with panoramic views of the Thimble Islands. This home embraces it’s surrounding & is the epitome of seaside elegance. The interior is caressed with charm & character. The walls of windows bring in the light of illuminating ocean sunrises & by evening the interior space is filled with picturesque evening sunsets. The lush side courtyard & wrap around deck both take on spectacular water views making this home the envy of the most rich & famous.
11 Musket Ridge Road, Wilton CT
Perched at the top of a roaring Silvermine River waterfall on almost 4 acres, the property spreads out into Wilton and New Canaan. Every inch of this home has been perfected to capture the timeless appeal of the river while exuding ultimate refinement and good taste. The architect-designed home captures river views and sounds, and almost every room opens to one of the magnificent decks or to a private balcony.