Home Design

Bringing the Past into the Present

More than a century old, a Jamestown Shingle Style home with a hip roof is updated for a modern family while never forgetting its roots.

Built in 1895, the Potter Cottage has a long pedigree of housing prominent bankers and merchants and it recently began showing its age.

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Considering Custom

There are many exciting choices and decisions to consider when building a custom home, but with expert professionals to guide you, it can be a rewarding experience.

Meridian Custom Homes, Inc. is an all-inclusive design/build company that offers all of the home building resources needed through their professional staff and a trusted network of colleagues built over thirty years.

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Great Escape

With a Great Island address and views of the water from nearly every angle, this perfectly compact rebuild proves that size isn’t everything.

Bigger and better are not synonymous. One benefit of living in a small state with 400-plus miles of coastline is that you don’t have to travel very far to get away. For Rhode Islanders, a latitude change smaller than one degree can bring about the greatest of attitude adjustments, particularly when South County is in the mix. Why go far…

Family Jewel

This custom build in South County upholds the owners’ priorities of family and clean living.

Erin and Marc Sherman had talked about relocating their nest to Wakefield, but they weren’t actually in the market the day they serendipitously happened upon this property. “We were driving around and kind of dreaming — not really looking — and we came across a ‘for sale’ sign here,” she says. The one-plus acre property was bucolic: outbuildings, mature trees…

Beyond Custom

Brimming with custom details and features, this home in Common Fence Point allows Horner Millwork’s myriad offerings to shine.

The home was designed with entertaining in mind, providing generous space throughout. The home automation by Home Genius continues in the kitchen, which features a vacuum system hidden within the island. The custom cabinetry is also by Home Genius. Three years ago, Debra Torres and her husband, Bob, were driving around Common Fence Point in Portsmouth when they spotted a…

Sandy Ground

Caldwell and Johnson helps a family rebuild what Hurricane Sandy took away.

“It was our house,” says Diana. “It was our family house.” Anyone who has grown up in Rhode Island or spent time in its southern coastal neighborhoods can picture it. It was a true Rhode Island beach shack: Cramped, yellow, without insulation and, say sisters Trudy and Diana of the Misquamicut vacation home, perfect. The sisters didn’t grow up in…