Cape Cod

A Round Up of What’s Hot in Cape and Islands Showrooms

From chandeliers made out of BMW headlights to reclaimed tile from France to framed Moby Dick art, here’s what we’re crushing on in Cape and islands showrooms.

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Cape Cod Summer Events

Wine, antiques, art, jazz, and gardens. Here’s what’s happening on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket now through October.

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Mid-Cape Home Centers: A Century of Success

On the eve of its 125th anniversary, the team at Mid-Cape Home Centers reflects on more than a century of success.

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Bright White and Coastal

The house has summer written all over it—from its planked walls, beamed ceilings, and wide windows to its sublime sunroom. In classic coastal style, it’s relaxed and casual with a palette dominated by white, but it’s also stylish and sophisticated. It’s exactly what the homeowners had in mind. It started out as a nondescript, dated seaside cottage on the Cape, with walls covered in dark paneling

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The Joy of the Outdoors

Radical Chic At first glance, this expansive Nantucket property had everything its new owners needed. Still, a bit of tweaking was in order. The pool sat in a sunken area tucked between the home and the pool house, leaving no space at the rear of the house for the outdoor kitchen and spa the couple wanted. Front landscaping consisted of little more than a shell driveway and a lawn. Landscape

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Rooms With A Coastal View

When Irwin and Mary Stockel acquired their Chatham property, they playfully told architect John DaSilva to design a house with water views from every room. DaSilva took it as a challenge, not a joke. He designed a house that subtly widens as it goes back to permit peeks at the waves from almost every vantage point, and

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Light and Bright in Harwich Port

The homeowners visited close friends in Harwich Port over many summers, so they got to know the neighborhood well. As boaters, the couple and their (now college-age) daughter appreciated having several marinas nearby; they enjoyed the town, the beaches—and the sense of community. The village of Harwich

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A Classic Cape-Style Home Reimagined

John and his wife, Annmarie, had been searching for a new home for months. Having given up on finding a lot on which to build, John found himself in Boxford, Massachusetts, standing at the door of yet another colonial, yet

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Timeless Nautical Style on Cape Cod

Giving a home the nautical treatment is a delicate maneuver. One too many anchors or portholes and you’ll most certainly go overboard. A nautical theme done well is as thoughtful and subtle as it is tongue-in-cheek. It’s

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Stylishly Restored: Cape Cod’s Amos Otis House

The Amos Otis House, a center-chimney cape, has stood alongside Route 6A—Cape Cod’s Old King’s Highway—in Barnstable since 1745. By the time Robert Bagshaw and David Lancaster discovered it for sale,

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Midcentury Modern in Wellfleet

As earthmovers groaned and power saws whined, one of those giant turtles, the pride of Wellfleet, showed up at the site. It might be fairer to say that the turtle showed up not just at the site but at his site,

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Outdoor Showers

The need for an al fresco site to conveniently sluice off salt, sand, and sweat is a surefire indicator that you are lucky enough to be spending time seaside . . . or in some other, equally

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Better by the Bay: Outdoor Entertaining on Cape Cod

The homeowners approached Sudbury Design Group with a straightforward request: turn an old, little-used lap pool behind their house

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Cape Cod Cottage all-white Family Room

Cape Cod Cottage Chic

The new owners of this old cottage nestled between Nantucket Sound and the Centerville River had a clear vision. She wanted the retreat to be a haven where their family of five, with three dogs in tow, could relax on

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Style and Sustainability on Cape Cod

  A photographer searching for a worthy subject couldn’t do better than Cotuit, Massachusetts. Gorgeous year round, the area reaches…

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