The Murphy family traded city slick for coastal comfort when they moved into a lovingly restored 1785 cottage in Rowayton, Connecticut.
Photographer Jeff McNamara
This light, airy bedroom is filled with visitors, especially during the holidays. “People come here and don’t want to leave!” says Julie.
Antique iron bed: Julie and Tom bought this turn-of-the century bed as a wedding gift for each other. The bedposts are topped with tiny pineapples, a symbol of hospitality.