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Posted on 10/17/2021
Quick Pointers for Streaming at Home
When you put a home theater in your house, you don’t have to worry about stocking up on Blu-Rays and DVDs or subscribing to cable movie channels, which can be costly. Streaming devices make it easy and cost-effective to cut the cord while still being able to enjoy watching plenty of movies in your home theater. These devices...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Make Your Vacation House Feel Like Home with These DIY Decor Ideas
Your vacation house is your home away from home and you should decorate accordingly. Whether you have a quaint cottage nestled in the woods or a sprawling beachfront estate, you may want to take some time during the off-season to craft some DIY decor for your vacation home. Here's a few ideas to help you get started: DIY...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Create Your Own Jungle With These Indoor Trees
Just like with smaller plants, there are indoor trees for rooms of all shapes and sizes. Adding larger plants can make a statement in your interior design and provide other benefits like filtering the air and providing fresh oxygen. If you’re thinking about getting an indoor tree for your home, here are some suggestions to help your search....
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Posted on 09/27/2021
10-1 Dennis Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371 now has a new price of $2,900!
Welcome to 10-1 Dennis Road. A wonderfully private haven for anyone that needs to be "away", but still close to the world. The Edge Lea enclave is a bit of a Secret to even those that live in the area. A short distance to the community beach, with parking, tennis courts and Privacy galore! The home is an amazing contemporary built property that lends itself to gathering together, but still with the space to be on your own. If you are looking for a tranquil time away, this is it! Available from Oct.1 to Mid May 2022, End date is negotiable. One Small dog, 30lbs or less, may be accepted (2 years or older, proof of shots and flea and tick...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Try These 3 Budget-Friendly Living Room Decoration Ideas
Sometimes all you need to refresh your home is a change to the living room. Unfortunately, new furniture isn’t cheap, and it’s easy to feel you can’t make a major change without breaking your budget. However, there are some ways you can completely revamp and decorate your living room inexpensively. Here are the best budget-friendly living room decor...
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Posted on 09/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 71 Breen Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Dreams and Wishes Can Become Reality. If you have been looking, searching and hoping that they will, Here it is! This Spectacular, Beach Front Home, is waiting for you to make it yours! Expansive stone patio with granite tables, propane hookup for the grill and views of Long Island and the Sound. You don’t even have to leave the patio to enjoy the beach, it is, literally at your “Door Step”! Come inside to enjoy the Open Concept Kitchen/Dining and Living area (all with views of the ocean and the propane fueled fireplace) with a full bath and concealed Full Washer and Dryer. Sliders all around let you open up to sea breezes and the sounds of...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
10-1 Dennis Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371 now has a new price of $3,400!
Welcome to 10-1 Dennis Road. A wonderfully private haven for anyone that needs to be "away", but still close to the world. The Edge Lea enclave is a bit of a Secret to even those that live in the area. A short distance to the community beach, with parking, tennis courts and Privacy galore! The home is an amazing contemporary built property that lends itself to gathering together, but still with the space to be on your own. If you are looking for a tranquil time away, this is it! Available from Oct.1 to Mid May 2022, End date is negotiable. One Small dog, 30lbs or less, may be accepted (2 years or older, proof of shots and flea and tick...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Budget for Your Landscape Renovation
Transforming your landscaping not only beautifies your home, but it may also increase the value of your property. Your landscaping plays a significant role in your overall curb appeal, which is what interested buyers rely on when developing a first impression of your home. Here are some costs that you should consider as you create your budget: Hiring...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Ideas for Living Room Layouts
Your living room serves as one of the key areas where family and friends gather in your home. When you’re planning your custom home, you’ll be able to decide how you want your living room to look in terms of layout. Choosing a layout that works best involves taking certain factors into consideration, so that you’ll have a...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
10-1 Dennis Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371 now has a new price of $3,800!
Welcome to 10-1 Dennis Road. A wonderfully private haven for anyone that needs to be "away", but still close to the world. The Edge Lea enclave is a bit of a Secret to even those that live in the area. A short distance to the community beach, with parking, tennis courts and Privacy galore! The home is an amazing contemporary built property that lends itself to gathering together, but still with the space to be on your own. If you are looking for a tranquil time away, this is it! Available from Oct.1 to Mid May 2022, End date is negotiable. One Small dog, 30lbs or less, may be accepted (2 years or older, proof of shots and flea and tick...
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Posted on 09/09/2021
Another Property Rented - 80 Grassy Hill Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Stunning Waterfront Rental on Roger's Lake in Old Lyme CT!! Bring your Kayaks, Paddle Boards, and other water toys, and Put In right from your back yard, Don't forget your skates for the colder months! This Beautiful, 2 Master Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Lake House is furnished and ready to welcome you home. The upper floor is a Master Bedroom with Office/Den area, with Deck, overlooking the lake, and year round views that will take your breath away. The main level is an open concept, with Vaulted Ceilings to the upper floor, Fireplace to stay Cozy, And Even more views for the senses!! The 2nd Master with Lake Views, Full Bath, completes the main...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 Simple Ways to Reduce Clutter before a Showing
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
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