Urban Island Village Compound

Reinventing the Summer House

A tour through three stunning summer homes built for relaxed living

Everyone marks the beginning of summer in a different way. Some mark it by the pages of a calendar, others by their first lick of an ice cream cone. And then there are the Wellesley and Weston residents who mark the beginning of summer with the turn of a key, unlocking the doors of second homes located all across New England. Though these homes are built for relaxed living, the thought that goes into them is quite complex. Here, talented local architects Patrick Ahearn, Michael Collins, and Jan Gleysteen share their experiences designing or renovating three stunning summer homes.

Urban Island Village Compound was featured in Wellesley Weston Magazine, Summer 2014 issue.

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