Coaster's Chance: A 1760s Sea Captain's Cottage in a Moody Palette

Coaster’s Chance: A 1760s Sea Captain’s Cottage in a Moody Palette

Lately I’ve been poring in excess of Coaster’s Probability, a 1760s captain’s cottage on the coastline of Maine, north of Acadia. The residence is the latest project of Rhode Island-based mostly Moore Household Design—and their initial Downeast. Offered to rent, the interiors have been redone in moody hues befitting the palette of pine, rocks, and seaweed outside the house the entrance doorway.

Be part of us for a glance all over:

Pictures by Erin McGinn, courtesy of Moore Property Design.

the cottage, called coaster
Higher than: The cottage, referred to as Coaster’s Opportunity, sits on the stop of a non-public road on Cutler Harbor and has been in the Moore family for 30 yrs.

the newly redone kitchen has original beams and a wood stove. the moore house t 10
Higher than: The recently redone kitchen has primary beams and a wood stove. The Moore Dwelling group sanded again the wide-plank wood flooring and redid the walls in plaster.
an antique
Earlier mentioned: An antique “boulangerie” desk serves as the two island and collecting room.

the cabinets are painted in a muted hue, sherwin williams
Higher than: The cabinets are painted in a muted hue, Sherwin Williams’ Bosc Pear.
two maine classics: painted wood floors and a braided rug. the rug was existing 13
Above: Two Maine classics: painted wood floors and a braided rug. The rug was present in the home after seeking for strategies to tone down the colour, the Moore House group settled on “DIY trash can-in excess of-dying” to get a far more muted glance.
the dining room has \200 year old horsehair and plaster walls. 14
Higher than: The eating home has 200-year-previous horsehair and plaster partitions.
some of the old wallpaper is exposed in the living room.
Over: Some of the previous wallpaper is uncovered in the residing place. “It was a marginally larger job than we experienced at first imagined, since a great deal of the wallpaper was nevertheless Extremely securely pasted to the plaster,” Moore Property Style and design writes on their weblog.

“Our group went at it with razor blades, putty knives, and sandpaper to expose as considerably of that primary plaster as attainable. As we ended up functioning, we started off to tumble in adore with the map-like glimpse of the two components and ran with it—adding a little bit of espresso-coloured paint slurry about the best to soften the contrast.”

Higher than: “The outcome felt aged and imperfect, like something out of an abandoned historic homestead,” the group provides.
the main bedroom suite is housed in a transformed hay loft. 17
Above: The primary bedroom suite is housed in a transformed hay loft.
antique wood blocks (once used for making wallpaper) hang on the wall, and a li 18
Above: Antique wooden blocks (when utilised for building wallpaper) cling on the wall, and a linen curtain opens to expose the soaking tub.
a fold away drying rack, hung in a window, helps towels to dry—an old sh 19
Previously mentioned: A fold-away drying rack, hung in a window, can help towels to dry—an previous Shaker trick.
once the home
Earlier mentioned: Once the home’s primary bedroom, the Captain’s Suite is named for the sea captain who developed the property.

on the subject of the pleated shade, the team writes:
Higher than: On the issue of the pleated shade, the team writes: “We surely went nominal with the additions to this space, so we desired to include a touch of texture as properly as sample somewhere without overpowering any other features. In the spirit of possessing a very little pleasurable throughout our install, we ruched up the material all over the shade’s foundation and voila! Just what we were searching for.”
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Higher than: The painted flooring insert dark gloss.
the ensuite, with beach finds on the shelves. 23
Higher than: The ensuite, with beach front finds on the cabinets.
the wheelhouse loft—named for a brass plaque on the door that reads & 24
Over: The Wheelhouse Loft—named for a brass plaque on the doorway that reads “certified wheelhouse,” a seafaring term—got an all-above coat of white paint to make it come to feel much more open up.
Over: “To incorporate a minor visible depth we painted the headboards exciting colours that paid out homage to some of the paint hues authentic to the cottage,” the crew writes. “The established of twins are a deep forest inexperienced to tie in the floors from downstairs.” The entire mattress, not pictured, is done in mustard yellow, a nod to the coloration of the authentic kitchen.
the view over cutler harbor. 26
Above: The watch above Cutler Harbor.
dinner can be taken outdoors in good weather. 27
Above: Evening meal can be taken outdoor in superior weather.

N.B.: Want to see additional of the job? It’s also showcased in Magnolia Network’s collection Point of Look at: A Designer Profile.

For information on renting Coaster’s Likelihood, head here. And for more Maine type, verify out our new guide, Remodelista in Maine—plus:

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