Thanksgiving evokes images of bountiful spreads, hunkering down by the fire, crisp fall walks—and one place is seemingly the best place to do all these things. The newly opened Greydon House in Nantucket designed by Roman + Williams (of Ace Hotel fame) draws on the island’s history as a Colonial settlement where today, every rafter and paint color is inspected to respect the architectural integrity of the Greek revival shingle buildings that stand in this sheltered time capsule. Roman + Williams wasn’t about to jeopardize the local history and aesthetics—departing from their habitual edgy modern tendencies to create a place that’s integrally timeless—but not without an expertly curated aesthetic that’s firmly planted in the present. All this to say—I couldn’t think of a better place to get away for Thanksgiving than Greydon House—where one can sip on a cocktail at the bar, cuddle in blankets on the porch, read a book in the library, sleep in for hours, and taste the culinary delights of Michelin-starred chef Marcus Gleadow-Ware.
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Photos: Roman + Williams