Inside a Laid-Back Montauk House With Midcentury Vibes

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Perched atop the Montauk bluffs sits a modern shingle house with an unassuming exterior—it blends in the landscape, untouched and undisturbed. But the interiors paint another picture: a collection of midcentury vintage pieces to rival the best antique stores. It’s the work of interior designer Robert McKinley, who masterfully blended the essence of the seascape with a discerning midcentury collection in this beachy Montauk house. Each room has its dose of 1950s accents mixed with bright reds and blues and softened with sisal or rattan. Outside, cushy long chairs overlook the ocean below, surfboards are stacked against the

Outside, cushy long chairs overlook the ocean below, surfboards are stacked against the shingeld house, and a pool surrounded by native shrubs awaits the surfers’ return. It’s a true surfer’s dream—where low-maintenance furnishings and outdoor showers cohabit high above the waves of Ditch Plains.

 

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Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Midcentury Montauk House • on @SavvyHome

Photos: Nicole Franzen, design by Robert McKinley

  • Blair Taylor

    What a stunning home, love the Lacanche Range 🙂

  • Diane

    my dream summer home. hopefully furnishr.com can help me build something like this too!