South Mountain Company of West Tisbury builds some of the most expensive homes on Martha’s Vineyard. It also builds more affordable housing than any other design and construction firm on the Island. The funny thing is, South Mountain builds both types of house in much the same way.

Ian Fein

A lifelong resident of Chappaquiddick watched a big, new house rise up where scrub and trees once grew. At first glance, it looked like just another out-of-place manor imposing itself on the wilderness. Then she met the family who owned it.

Margaret Knight

Ask the experts your toughest home-owning questions.

Tom Dresser

When John Abrams takes you on a tour of his five favorite buildings on Martha’s Vineyard, he doesn’t talk much about architecture. To Abrams – the president and co-founder of South Mountain Company, the innovative design and construction firm in West Tisbury – a building is defined by the way it connects to the community it serves, or to the setting in which it stands.

Ian Fein

Notable Island designers and builders identify the rooms that best express their aesthetic.

Joyce Wagner

Fires to warm thew cockles of your heart, and just about everything else.

Joyce Wagner

Ali Berlow's mudroom.

Ali Berlow

Some Aquinnah firsts: the first bed and breakfast in town, in a house with one of the first flush toilets, and containing the first enterprise consumed with canards.

Margaret Knight

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