May/June 2020

connected wraparound deck in Georgetown Maine

Nice Connection

House Crush

We’re crushing on this twinning St. George retreat.

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antique windows, coyotes, modular construction vs stick-built, allergies

Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Realtor/science writer/self-proclaimed “house geek” Hannah Holmes on conventional versus modular construction costs, fending off wily coyotes, and more.

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home organization tips

9 Tips for Organizing Your Maine Home

Expert Advice

Small office? No office? Jumbled pantry? Local pros address these and other organizational challenges with stylish ideas tailor-made for Maine homes.

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homes and studios belonging to celebrated Maine artists.

Behind the Canvas

Maine Places

Come be a fly on the wall (or, perhaps, a tree) on this rare tour of homes and studios belonging to 11 celebrated Maine artists.

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Architects Maria Berman and Brad Horn’s Vinalhaven home

Inside Out


On Vinalhaven, design ingenuity immerses a New York couple in their wild, waterfront plot.

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garden on Herrick Bay in Brooklin Maine

Why I Live Here

Why I Live Here

In Brooklin, a waterfront property with a party-ready yard passes from one owner to the next over a croquet lesson.

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Maine Homes by Down East magazine May/June 2020

May/June 2020

Editor's Note

In this issue — organization tips from local pros, a rare tour of homes and studios belonging to 11 celebrated Maine artists, and more.

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750 Oakland Road, Belgrade, Maine

Photographed by Dave Dostie

Strong Points

Save This Place

A roomy farmhouse with charming peaked windows awaits an owner to finish a renovation project.

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