Standing on the second-story wraparound porch with a cup of warm coffee in hand, you’re enveloped by the sounds of local wildlife, the breeze blowing through the oak trees and the view of the Waccamaw River beyond undisturbed land. The house on Rice Bluff Road is just one of a few abodes in Prince George, […]


There’s something special about a 1920s house; the architecture reflects the lighthearted attitude of the era, and we start to see hints of the practicality and modernism that were to come. Still, the way we live in our homes has changed drastically over the last century, and even the best 1920s house needs a rethink […]


Newlyweds Rebecca and Rich Stinson wanted a house on Kiawah Island where their blended family could gather, but they couldn’t find exactly what they were looking for in an existing home. Their Realtor introduced them to architect Marc Camens, and the trio hit it off immediately. Between them, the Stinsons have four grown sons, ranging […]


AFTER a 30-year career in real estate and running a relocation company in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mary Martin decided to hit the reset button and do something with her life that was stress-free and purely about pleasure. Enamored of Charleston’s beauty and history, the art lover relocated in 2004 and opened her own art gallery, […]

Where The Heart Is

Though Sara and Ben DeWolf loved their former home in Daniel Island’s Smythe Park, when development began on nearby Captain’s Island, the idea of building a new home to perfectly suit their family and lifestyle was too tempting to pass up. Homes on this 100-acre island enclave, designed to embrace river views and outdoor living, […]

Ministry of Art

There’s no telling how many people have walked through Mary Martin’s two galleries and four hotel show spaces over the last three decades. Window shoppers, art lovers and serious collectors have stopped to admire the curves of sculptures, the colors of oil paintings, the grain in woodworking, and mosaic of glass pieces by local and […]

Rooms With A View

Most home tours begin in the foyer, but we’re starting outside on the front step today. We’re in Naples, Florida, and on the other side of this house is an open waterway. As we look through the glass door and the glass pocket doors at the back of the house, we can see the water […]

Mary Whyte

A cum laude graduate of Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Mary Whyte’s path has always led her firmly in the direction of creativity, both in teaching and her own masterful paintings. Known for her figurative work in watercolors, Whyte’s talent has taken her to international acclaim, with pieces in private, corporate, university and public […]


The new home in Isle of Palms was designed, built and furnished to get the most out of oceanfront living. The house features multiple outdoor living areas and expansive windows.

The checklist was relatively short but that did not diminish the tall order for the team who designed and built the Isle of Palms beach house for Kathy and Paul Reichs: Maximize the ocean view and build the ultimate family home. “We had owned two prior beach houses at Isle of Palms,” says Kathy Reichs, a […]


This coastal transitional home on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant includes a shady outdoor pool and bi-level entertaining areas.

Sometimes the best way to create your dream home is to build it. This is especially true if you are building the house your kids will grow up in, and it’s on one of the most scenic plots of land in the Lowcountry. Located on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant, this remarkable coastal transitional home […]