kitchen + bath
Tisbury with direct access to tranquil Old House Pond.
Thome persevered and finally convinced Scully it was
worth a look.
Ultimately, “the site won him over,” says Thome.
In addition, the open layout appealed to the couple,
as did the house’s beginnings. After purchasing the place,
they came across a briefcase containing the original plans
and documentation authenticating the house as a bona
fide Deck House: a post-and-beam structure based on an
open floor plan made of prefabricated parts with exposed
wood-clad walls, tongue-and-groove vaulted ceilings, and
large expanses of glass. (Founded in 1959 in Acton, Massa-
chusetts, Deck House is now Acorn Deck House Co., still
headquartered in Acton.)
counter stools are a
design by Norman
Cherner. Crafted of
molded plywood, the
stools have an elegant
silhouette against the