Rural Vineyard

History in the Making

A brand-new Martha’s Vineyard home marries past and present so successfully, no one would guess it hasn’t been welcoming its occupants for generations.

Everybody involved held a singular vision: a house that would look like it had sheltered generations. So seemingly filled with history would be this new Martha’s Vineyard home, no passersby would guess its tender youth.

And so it came to be. No one really recalls the property’s original saltbox or how different this land once looked. The thoughtful owners had the small existing structure relocated and donated it to the community as affordable housing. And the site? Significant choreography by Boston and Edgartown, Massachusetts–based architect Patrick Ahearn took care of that.

Rural Vineyard was featured in New England Home, Cape & Islands Summer 2013 issue.

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