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The details

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QUEEN ANNE ELEMENTS,

like the wraparound porch and turret, are typical of an architectu­ral style that’s all about excess. Peep the corbels and that dentil molding, too.

ORIGINAL HARDWOOD SIDING,

discovered under white cement after Parthy Monagan moved in, was in near-perfect condition. Greige paint is chic and practical: “With our red clay soil and hot, dry summers,” she says, “you don’t want anything outside painted white-white or it gets orangey fast.”

THE SILVER METAL ROOF

used to be black. Parthy had the color scraped off and painted a similar shade to the home to make the house seem taller and ultra majestic.

OVERSIZE SHUTTERS

accentuate the front door and windows on the ground floor. “When my kids were young, during the summer they used the windows as doors,” says Parthy.

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LIRIOPE MUSCARI on the far left and in the patch by the dog stays green year-round. From late summer to fall, it puts on a good violet flower show.

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