Cape Cod Cottage Revival

A family thoughtfully adds on to their Orleans, Massachusetts, jewel box home while preserving its original cottage charm.

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Adventure of a Lifetime
Photo: Annie Schlechter; Styling: Jennifer Kain Defoe

Sweet Memories

"We're incredibly fortunate," Pattinson adds. "Everything I hoped for when I wrote that letter is true: This is the house my kids will remember when they think back on their childhoods, and it will help foster in them a real sense of place. It's going to be tied to all of their fondest memories."

Kathy Pattison and Dave Strickler with their children, Grayson and Hailey. 

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