The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, an old-fashioned neighborhood of tiny colorful cottages in the center of Oak Bluffs, has an appealing storybook quality to it, along with some unusual ownership eccentricities.
Recently renovated by architect Dudley Cannada, this whaling captain’s house combines an interesting past with modern amenities.
He started the Seafood Shanty; he owned the Harbor View Hotel. He helped shape a town as well as an island. Now in his late eighties, he lives in a penthouse looking out over the Edgartown Light – far from his poor roots.
Summer on Martha’s Vineyard is an annual tradition for thousands of families.
Stewards of their parents’ vision, two siblings built homes that celebrate contemporary design and sustainability, a family history, and a longstanding respect for the land.
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With a spacious main house, a separate studio, and a waterfront location, this property is a year-round refuge for nature enthusiasts.