Monday, 21 February 2011

Retreat on Martha's Vineyard

Feeling slightly better today, thanks for the get well wishes!
Architect Patrick Ahearn built this house on Martha’s Vineyard to look as though it has evolved over time. Interior designer Marigil Walsh was appointed to make it look warm and inviting. Let's take a look.

The guest house (left) links to the main house. The pottery studio sits to the right. Nantucket style dormers add interest to the facade.

The master suite wing to the left of the front entrance and the smaller wing to the right, which holds the study and screened porch, give the impression of being elements added over time.

The wife's pottery sets the tone for the family room.

Windsor chairs and a reproduction chandelier crafted in Vermont keep company with an Asian altar table that acts as a sideboard.

White subway tiles, beadboard and stainless steel in the kitchen.

A passing ferry viewed from the house.

Hydrangeas and geraniums bring colour to the garden.

Photographs by Michael Partenio.
All images from here.

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  1. Oh! How lovely! I wish to be a guest there!

  2. My husband and I go to Martha's Vineyard about every other summer and it is one of our favorite places in earth!! This house it wonderful, and the garden...perfection!!

  3. This place and specially this beautiful decorated home is the perfect place to relax and to live together with nature and its elements. A real piece of paradise on earth!


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