A-Frame Beach House

When my wife and I first stumbled across the A-Frame on the bay, on the south shore of Long Island, we weren’t really supposed to be buying a house yet, it was meant to be just ‘research’! But catching a glimpse of the distinctive peaked roof, backed by a glittering sea, we were intrigued, and as we got out of the car it was the smell that drew me in. The salty ocean air reminded me of my childhood summers, visiting my grandparents’ cabin on the Isle of Mull in Scotland. Like the A-Frame, the Scottish cabin also had a wall of windows that framed the ocean view in perfection, and that view would never be the same twice, from still, calm waters and blue skies to dramatic winds, big breakers and mysterious misty days where the sky merged into the sea.

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