Homes

Highland Lake camp

Sitting Pretty

House Tour

A family strikes real estate gold on a largely spoken-for stretch of Bridgton’s Highland Lake.

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Why I Live Here

Why I Live Here

Reader Jay Pappas used to travel 15 hours from Ohio to his camp on Madison’s Wesserunsett Lake. Now he’s a happy, full-time Mainer.

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Monica Wood living room

The Writer’s Room

My Space

Author and playwright Monica Wood invites us into her living room.

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Twin Peaks

House Tour

In Boothbay Harbor, a hilltop cottage references a beloved family camp across the water.

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Laurie Fisher's desk

Laurie Fisher's go-to tools include flat brushes, palette knives, and rulers.

Bright Spots

Studio Visit

In her light-filled SoPo studio, Laurie Fisher ponders, procrastinates, and eventually paints her arresting, organic-geometric works. 

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Photograph by Sarah Szwajkos.

Away From It All

Listings We Love

Ready to claim your own camp? These rustic retreats have modern conveniences, ocean or lake access, and plenty of character.

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Notes From Underground

Thoughts on Home

A father’s basement record keeping provides his daughter with precious insights into his past. 

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after bedroom renovation

A New Chapter

Before & After

A dated, dysfunctional master suite becomes a contemporary oasis in a historic home designed by architectural greats.

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Maine cottage in Washington County

One Cottage in Maine

House Tour

A Washington County retreat takes its cues from Scandinavian style and beloved children’s stories.

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