Colorful History

A modest Dutch Colonial home that belonged to the wife’s grandparents was a place that had spawned generations of memories and lore of summers past. When the current family had the opportunity to acquire the property and thereby keep it in the family, the examination of how to preserve all that was good, and coax out everything that could be great, became an adventure of some of the finest professionals in the architectural, building and design industries found in New England.

Patrick Ahearn, FAIA and principal of Boston-based Patrick Ahearn Architect was enlisted to re-imagine the home’s potential. “The house had significant sentimental value to the homeowners, being so intricately linked to their family’s history on the Cape,” Ahearn recalls.

Read the full article from the Spring 2024 issue of Cape Cod Home magazine