Spectacular views of Edgartown Harbor form an ever-changing panorama in John and Carolyn Connors’ home on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., and the traditional exterior blends with the neighboring early 19th-century whaling captains’ homes.
“This house is the culmination of my father’s lifelong dream — to retire with my mother to the coast of Maine in a comfortable, relaxing home that blended into the area,” says Tom Hamilton of Brooklin, Maine, who also retired here after cruising and summering in this wooden boat mecca for most of his life.
Photos by Bob Drake
When Gordon and Susan Repress designed their house in St. Marys, Ga., they capitalized on their peninsular lot’s privacy, natural vegetation and expansive water and salt marsh views.
We’ve all seen “For Sale By Owner” signs on boats in marinas, alongside the road, across the street from a boat show. You can also buy or sell a boat online using eBay or social media. But are any of these truly safe bets for buyers or sellers?
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