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Nestled in among a collection of historic cottages in Ipswich, this cedar-shingled gambrel-roof summer cottage with a wraparound porch fits right in. But it took some imagination to make that happen.

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Ten years ago when Jill and Scott Sullivan first bought their dream house at the water's edge in Swampscott, they renovated the house top to bottom. "Our three children were small then," Jill Sullivan says. "And so we made compromises some of which did not work out so great."

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Modern Marvel
10.24.16

There are fixer-uppers, and then there are lost causes. When Nora and Alexander Falk purchased-or more aptly, rescued-their Marblehead home in 2007, it fell somewhere in the gray area between these two categories.

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Grand Elevation
10.26.15

Sitting at 9,820 feet and surrounded by shimmering aspen tress, the Gould residence overlooks the San Miguel Range and its crown jewel, the 14,250-foot Mount Wilson, near Telluride, Colorado.

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Harborside
9.11.15

Beautiful, stately homes with grand views of the harbor line the streets of a tony neighborhood on the North Shore. In 2010, while in the process of purchasing one of these homes for her family, another property just down the street went up for sale, prompting a quick change of plans for the mother of three boys.