A path of crushed seashells leads to the arbored garden entrance and the gabled cottage on Nantucket where Boston interior designer Nancy Serafini and her husband, Joe, relax on the weekends. A series of renovations and additions has turned the original humble dwelling into an appealing year-round retreat.
Trim paint: Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667. White fencing ; arbor : by Botticelli & Pohl Architects, 508/228-5455. Crushed-shell driveway: Clean Cut Landscape, 508/221-8270.
Interior designer: Nancy Serafini, Homeworks, 251R Washington St., Wellesley Hills, MA 002481; 781/237-7666. Landscape gardener: Julie Jordin, The Garden Design Co., Nantucket, MA, 508/325-4080.
Photographs by Bruce Buck
Produced by Estelle Bond Guralnick
Text by Pamela J. Wilson