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Apr 24, 2012

Published in Seacoast Online

By Jim Cavan

He didn't know it at the time, but a miscommunication with his home's previous owner would eventually result in one of the best purchase decisions Bill DeCarolis has ever made.

DeCarolis, who lived in Eliot for years before purchasing his home in New Castle, N.H., in 2010, thought the owners agreed to include their vintage, early 20th century woodstove and porcelain kitchenette in the sale.

"When we went to move in, all that was left was a plate-sized vent hole with nothing attached," DeCarolis recalled with a chuckle only possible with the benefit of hindsight. "So for a little while I just covered it with a black pie plate, as I tried to figure out what to put there..."

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