The other Maine cottage that I wish would be featured again belongs to Marina Rust Conner. It was built in 1899 by her great-great grandmother, Mrs. George Bird. When it appeared in Vogue, it looked a little more fussy and Victorian inside than Gwen McCaw's renovated house. It would be interesting to see if any changes have been made over the years. I've been to Maine many times and nothing beats that idyllic all-American feeling and slower pace. These two homes make me want to book another trip but only if I can find an equally appealing summer "cottage" in which to stay!
Photos by François Halard