Prefab Home in Martha’s Vineyard Featuring Marvin Windows and Doors
Faced with the challenges of building on an island, a New York-based family embraces the benefits of prefab design with a custom Axiom timber home, including Marvin windows and doors.
This Inviting Prefab Home in Martha’s Vineyard Takes Cues from Nature
In the seaside village of Chilmark, tucked into a quiet wooded setting, a home with gracious architecture and light-filled interiors honors its owners’ deep ties to the land. “My family has lived on Martha’s Vineyard for ten generations,” says Will Seward, a New York City–based builder by trade. When it came time to build his own home on the island, he and his partner, Michelle, knew they wanted a custom dwelling with minimalist, yet warm and approachable design that felt in harmony with its setting.
To achieve the family’s desired indoor/outdoor lifestyle, Wright ensured plenty of openings throughout the home and fitted them with windows and doors from the Marvin Signature Ultimate collection. “Marvin understands the kind of rigor and tolerance needed for prefab designs,” says Wright, “and their windows hold in heat in the winter and allow cooling in the summer, reducing energy use.”
For the couple, part of this harmony meant working within the natural constraints of their location, which—accessible only by boat and air—can quickly escalate costs both financial and environmental. “Building on an island is tricky,” says Jake Wright of Turkel Design prefabricated homes, who solved the couple’s problem with a customized take on the Boston-based company’s Axiom 2790 model.
Read the full article at: www.marvin.com
Home Windows in Marthas Vineyard
Dreaming of living in a Martha’s Vineyard Home? This is the perfect place for history lovers and adventure seekers alike. With its unparalleled landscapes, vibrant culture, and fascinating past, Martha’s Vineyard offers boundless opportunities for exploration and discovery.
From its breathtaking sandy beaches to pristine sand dunes and stunning cliffs, this island is alive with unparalleled beauty and rarity. Unravel the secrets of nineteenth-century European settlers while unraveling unique Transatlantic architecture interlaced everywhere throughout the island—adding to its deep roots pioneering history.
Take part in exhilarating water sports activities such as sailing, kiteboarding, and surfing, along with non-motorized water-sports, including kayaks, paddle-boards, and OUTRIGGER rides to get a closer connection with nature on a shore break adventure. Explore the thriving regional art scene amongst renowned musicians playing alongside crowded street musicians along pleasant evening encores at local eateries, from bygone pirate days to colonial whaling days.