We received this email from Malcolm, who is an artist and designer living in a 1300 sf bungalow on Nantucket. This home is the result of renovating a small house and adding an addition. The pics are amazing. This is no salty shack. (Thanks, Malcolm!)
"It's one floor with a small loft overlooking the kitchen. The floor has a bedroom, living room and kitchen. There is a basement [700 sq feet] that I'm finishing with 2 more bedrooms and full bath. The house is solar powered making my domestic hot water and also radiant heat in winter. The solar makes only hot water, not electricity.
"I've been living in it for a little over a year after renovating the house for 18 months. I've been collecting some original retro furniture and just got a sectional couch from the late '70s in mint condition. Nantucket has strict building codes for the exterior so I couldn't get to modern on the outside, but the house is like a big open loft on the inside.
I read your blog daily and it helps inspire me with my house.