Nantucket vs. Martha’s Vineyard

It was fun to play the NY vs. Boston real estate game last week, so when I saw these two properties I had to do it again. Granted, they are not for sale, but bring up the classic Boston-dweller dilemma- Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard?  These islands are right next to each other, but people seem to be drawn to one or the other.  Architectural Digest published both these homes and I’d love to know which one you’d prefer- the crisply renovated Nantucket home of Victoria Hagan or the antique charms of the Martha’s Vineyard home of Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild?

Nantucket
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Martha’s Vineyard

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Tough choice, right? I, personally, would take Victoria’s Nantucket house in a HOT MINUTE (because I love Nantucket and think her house is pretty perfect). What about you?



69 comments

  1. I love the Nantucket house (especially that dreamy master bedroom), but I’d inject a little more color in the living room. And the kitchen looks great, except for one thing: the refrigerator opens on the wrong side — but that’s easily fixable. Overall, beautifully done. Bonus points for the swimming pool!

  2. Love the Nantucket house but…Martha’s Vineyard has been my summer home my whole life. So move the Nantucket house to the Vineyard and I’ll be one happy camper.

  3. I love the Nantucket house. I’ve been to both islands but Nantucket is where my family and I used to go every summer and that is where my heart would be. It’s a gorgeous home on a beautiful historic magical island!

  4. They are both lovely, but the Martha’s Vineyard house has more warmth and heart, so that’s the one for me!

  5. Nantucket, every time. But I love that the homes represented the islands well (or at least I think so). But, my family has a home on Nantucket, so clearly I am biased :)

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