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Water's Edge the Lawler house

Recently listed by Lawler Real Estate of White Stone, the Powell property literally takes your breath away! The listing '91 York' located off York Road in Irvington is one of the Northern Neck's most exclusive and truly unique waterfront homes. This residence lays claim to spectacular...

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Cedar Point

You are driving out of the city, leaving the city lights and bustle behind you. You love the city, with all its intensity, but you need a place to relax and find tranquility?

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Spring Landscaping

Daylight Savings Time has arrived early by presidentialdecree, the days are warm enough for the irstirises to emerge—but your yard is scrubby and filled with old patches of leaves. Ivy has choked the only two loblollies spared by Isabel five years ago, and tangled wisteria is...

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Northern Neck Gourmet

When first entering the Northern Neck Gourmet you may feel more like you are entering a café in southern France than a local favorite lunch destination, but the warm, friendly atmosphere will surely remind you that you are still in Virginia’s Northern Neck. The Northern Neck Gourmet...

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Historic Garden Week

Urbanna, Saluda, Hartfield and points between will roll out the green carpet for visitors to the Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Week, held annually in Virginia each April, when Middlesex County helps host America's biggest open house on Friday, April 25th from 10 a.m. until...

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Grace Hill

Before introducing Grace Hill, let's reflect upon the historic development of the east coast of the United States and how the Northern Neck of Virginia evolved over the past 350 years.

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Aylett Country Day School

Imagine having a vision that would benefi t many children, and then having it become reality within six months. That is exactly what happened when Mrs. Bette Gwathmey, along with her husband, Dr. Owen Gwathmey dreamed of creating a school for elementary students that would provide a...

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Not Your Mother's Kitchen

Remember the laminated countertops with metal edges that we had when we were kids? The speckled vinyl floor? They may bring back warm memories of childhood, but that's not what today's kitchens are about.

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Q&A with a local businessman

Shawn Donahue came to Kilmarnock without the intention to acquire such a large presence. It all started as a vacation spot away from the fast pace of Northern Virginia. Once he was here, he quickly saw business opportunities arise, and took them. Now, if you have been to downtown...

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Decks

Summer months can easily be described by hamburgers on the grill cooking, kids in the yard playing, and friends on the deck laughing. Decks can be an extension of the home often serving as an extra room. In the mild and warmer months of the year, decks can even be the main...

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Makeover in Montross

When you first move into a home, you bring with you many items you have collected over the years. When filling a new space with old pieces one may tend to try and make those pieces work in that space. That was one of the problems Angelo and Donna Gray were facing. They were avid...

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Rip Rap

While it may sound like gibberish to someone living in the mid-west, for those of us living it's an all too familiar word. Riprap basically is rocks or other materials arranged to prevent erosion from water, most commonly used on shorelines. Most of us know what riprap is, we grew...

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Paver Possibilities

The first step to any paver project is to find an installer with experience and knowledge in the process; this will have as large of an impact on the outcome of your project as choosing the right type of pavers. It is important when meeting with installers that you ask the right type...

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Garrett's Marina Then & Now

Garrett's Marina is a one-stop shop for many boaters. You can purchase and finance your boat through them, have it serviced and fueled, and in the off season have it stored at Harborside Storage in a state of the art dry docking facility, which is onsite to Garrett's Marina. This...

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