A beach house for the long run

This beach house has outdoor living space on patios and decks to make it feel larger.
This beach house has outdoor living space on patios and decks to make it feel larger.PHOTO: NYTIMES

A family builds a holiday home to continue a tradition of pilgrimages to the beach in the summer

NEW YORK • Growing up near Buffalo, New York, Mr Jonathan Yellen cherished his family's annual pilgrimage to the beach.

"We'd throw everybody into the station wagon, drive out to Cape Cod, stay in a little two-or three-bedroom cottage a block from the beach, have a phenomenal time and come back sunburned a couple of weeks later," he said. "That's a really resonant memory for me."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2018, with the headline 'A beach house for the long run'. Print Edition | Subscribe