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Restored timber frame house unveils delightful details on Nantucket Island

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Rosenberg Kolb Architects has renovated this 1747 timber frame house on Nantucket, a tiny, isolated island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This dwelling is the first historic renovation project in Nantucket to achieve LEED Gold status. The project was given a Grand Award by Eco Home Magazine.

Highlights of this project include: Restructuring the foundations to align and stabilize the structure, while providing for a new insulated crawl space. A brand-new 260 square foot addition that features an entry, kitchen, and bath. New cedar shingles, roof shingles, and restored historic windows.

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The residence met the strict regulations of Nantucket’s Historic District. On the interior, LEED Gold certification was achieved through: High R-value insulation and reduced air leakage; High efficiency heating, air conditioning, plumbing fixtures, and appliances. Low-emission paints and finishes as well as a clay wall finish. Using reclaimed materials from the original house and other sites.

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What We Love: This timber frame house has been beautifully restored to offers warm and inviting living spaces. Beach chic furnishings throughout this home offers a relaxed vibe while also being aesthetically pleasing. We are especially loving the beautifully designed bedrooms for the owners and their guests. The added bonus of this restoration is its LEED Gold status!

Tell Us: What do you think of the overall details in the design of this home? Is there anything you would have done differently if this was your home? Let us know in the Comments below, we love reading your feedback!

Note: Have a look at a couple of our most favorite home tours that we have featured here on One Kindesign that reside on Nantucket Island: Shingle style house with beach chic interiors on Nantucket island and Dreamy beach house designed for entertaining on the Nantucket coast.

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Photos: Courtesy of Rosenberg Kolb Architects

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