The Wicked Yard

A Fishers Island Home Adds Coastal Charm with Granite and Natural Stone That Withstand the Elements

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Jul 30, 2018 1:10:44 PM

Located just a couple miles off the southeastern coast of Connecticut lies Fishers Island, New York  a remote island with one operating ferry. With such rich history and natural beauty, it's no wonder summer resident Ralph Carbone decided to renovate his oceanfront property with granite and bluestone from Swenson Granite Works. Not only do these materials add coastal charm to the home, they enhance it with their durability and weather resistance.

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Topics: granite, Bluestone, oceanfront, coastal living, Pools, Vacation home

7 Ways To Turn Your Home Into A Staycation Resort

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Jun 30, 2017 9:55:00 AM

Warm weather, a change of scenery, and a few days of relaxation – you’ve waited all year for that summer vacation. However, it’s not always easy to skip town for a getaway. It can be a hassle carving out a block of time and taking off work for a week or two, not to mention the airfare, hotel, and rental car costs. And the big travel extravaganza is more hectic than relaxing, (isn’t relaxation supposed to be the whole point of vacationing in the first place?)

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Topics: Outdoor living, Vacation home, Staycation, Pools

Soak Up Every Lakeside Moment: 5 Ways to Enhance Your Lake House

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on May 25, 2017 8:13:08 AM

Vacation time is precious time. You want to maximize every moment at your lakeside retreat, and with a carefully crafted natural stone exterior it starts with the sigh of relief as you pull into the driveway.

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Topics: Outdoor living, Vacation home, Bluestone, Patios

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