Herring Creek Farm

In the Blend

The best compliment for a new home on Martha’s Vineyard? Everyone on the island thinks it is part of the crowd.

It’s tough being the new kid on the block. When the “block” is the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard, home to Native Americans and mariners long before it housed rock stars and the rich, the expectations escalate exponentially. Just ask architect Patrick Ahearn. He had the mixed blessing of designing the first home on the Vinearyd’s newly developed Herring Creek Farm – a 200-acre horse property overlooking Edgartown Great Pond and the ocean beyond. “Just to begin, there were 80n pages of design covenants and restrictions for Herring Creek Farm,” the architect says. “Then there were the town restrictions. Edgartown (the closest town) had to review everything.”

Herring Creek Farm was featured in Beautiful Homes, Fall 2006 issue.

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