ocean front porch

Photo: Scot Zimmerman

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Refined Comfort

Classic pillars give even an informal space an ageless dignity. The dune with natural vegetation seen beyond the railing separates the home from the beach and protects the home from severe storms and surges that occasional pound the beaches.

Excerpted from The Coastal Cottage by Ann Zimmerman. Text copyright © 2017 by Ann Zimmerman. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Scot Zimmerman. Reprinted with permission of Gibbs Smith.

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