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The Best Home Bargains in New England

They say home is where the heart is, and we think it should be easy to make your house a home without breaking the bank. To help, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite places to find the best home bargains in New England, with help from our May/June 2011 issue. BEST […]

By Yankee Magazine

Sep 30 2011

They say home is where the heart is, and we think it should be easy to make your house a home without breaking the bank. To help, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite places to find the best home bargains in New England, with help from our May/June 2011 issue. Architectural SalvageBEST ARCHITECTURAL ARTIFACTS Admac Salvage, Littleton, NH You don’t have to be renovating a Victorian mansion to find something to obsess about here, where the inventory extends from brass doorknobs ($20 and up) to claw-footed bathtubs (from $250). Tannery Marketplace, 111 Saranac St. 603-444-1200; admacsalvage.comBEST BASICS Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens, Stowe, VT Soaps to stemware, linens to lotions, gadgets galore–the place is packed to the rafters, with great deals in the sale section. 1813 Mountain Road. 800-244-6813, 802-253-8050; stowekitchen.netBEST TILE TREASURES Bantam Tileworks, Bantam, CT Fired up by a many-colored spectrum of ceramic-topped trays and handmade tableware, owners Darin Ronning and Travis Messinger make their one-of-a-kinds affordable, with prices from $20 to $100. 931 Bantam Road (Route 202). 860-361-9306; bantamtileworks.comBEST VINTAGE ACCESSORIES What Cheer Antiques, Providence, RI Vintage books, clothing, jewelry, vinyl records, embroidered fabrics, ephemera and maps, Victorian hardware, and other surprises crowd this underground shop. 7 South Angell St. 401-861-4244 BEST TREASURE HUNT RE, North Kingstown, RI Consignments span the 1600s to today, with a specialty in Early American and European furnishings. Prices for every wallet, from a $20,000 William Shayer oil painting to $3 costume jewelry. 7512 Post Road. 401-667-5996