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    North of NYC North of NYC By Houlihan Lawrence By Houlihan Lawrence by
    In 1928, seeking a location within easier reach of New York City and the shores of Long Island Sound, the owners of a 1719 Colonial home in Southbury, CT, carefully disassembled their beloved residence and moved it nearly 18 truckloads. As if that story wasn't enough, consider that it's more resplendent today than when it graced the pages of House Beautiful Magazine that year. From hand-hewn beams and chestnut floors to a "smart" home system, new cedar roof and top-of-the-line mechanical retrofitting, it's truly the best of old and new—and with over 500 feet of water frontage on Gorham's Pond, the nearly 2.5-acre setting parallels the majesty of the home itself.

    Hear the rebuilder-owner share its fascinating story:

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