The Kelley House

The Kelley House

The most iconic & historic hotel on Martha’s Vineyard

At the height of the whaling era, Edgartown was home to more than 100 sea captains who built grand homes with fortunes earned at sea. After 275 years, these six houses, a famed American tavern, bucolic amenities, and seaside views endow this alluring retreat with the same restful ease and leisurely magnetism that have made it famous across New England.

A new chapter begins for one of America's most storied hotels

The Kelley House opened its doors 300 years ago and predates the Boston Tea Party, when Martha's Vineyard was a colonial settlement for whalers and America had yet come into being. The original hotel was established in 1742 as The Tavern, a point of respite and refreshment for sailors, but has remained a lodging destination ever since. As the thriving days of whaling glory progressed, so did the property's expanse, ultimately encompassing six homes. With an eye towards embracing a bit of 21st century convenience, but a penchant for honoring the centuries of history that make this property a treasure, Blue Flag is committed to assuring that The Kelley House will remain a cultural anchor in Edgertown for years to come.

Ushering in transformative, tech-friendly travel on Martha's Vineyard

Given the property's history as a home for global seafaring navigators, Blue Flag's partnership with Life House Hotels represents a marriage of 21st century operational acumen and thoughtfully rooted design. From exquisite beaches, sought-after dining, and an unparalleled sense of character to the property's private pool, beckoning guest room views, and award-winning dining, The Kelley House is an unmatched center point. The hotel's next era will convey a sense of continuity by way of convenience, so that it remains a living landmark for all that makes Martha's Vineyard so special.




Life House Nantucket

Life House Nantucket

A timeless summer treasure

Now open for the 2020 season, Blue Flag is proud to debut this historic, coastal Federal-style innkeepers abode is just a short walk from both boutiques and beaches, and has welcomed loyal guests on island for generations. Life House Nantucket's cozy veranda and old world charm will marry turn-of-the-century comforts with chic exoticism and luxury. Book your reservation to be part of the exciting grand reopening of this cherished Cliff Street treasure that's ready to welcome explorers in from all parts of the world.

Where patio naps and cozy cocktails remain time-honored rituals

Aptly named after nearly two centuries of inviting residential living, the former Century House was the oldest continuously operating guesthouse on Nantucket. Walk to dinner at American Seasons, bike home from Jetties, Children's, or Steps Beach to find white porches dripping with hanging baskets and flowering vines. Discerning guests have called this fabled inn a home on island for generations, making this supremely located, sought-after institution an exciting addition to Blue Flag's collection of rare finds.

An exciting next chapter begins

By pairing this desirable hilltop parcel with conveniences sure to please sea captains of all stripes, Life House Nantucket marries imaginative design with gentle guest upgrades from booking through checkout. Blue Flag's holistic approach to property enhancement will breathe new life into this island favorite, while preserving its status as a well-known island siren.

Faraway Nantucket

Faraway Nantucket

There once was a place I dreamed of, far away.

Taking up an entire downtown block in historic Nantucket, Faraway stands as one of the most enviable locations on island. The Faraway represents Blue Flag's next step along its hospitality journey and marks the beginning of an exciting, one-of-a-kind voyage.

Home for solo escapes to full-fledged family getaways

Faraway is more than a place, it's a mindset.  We invite the young at heart to get out of the norm.  Expect an unexpected mix of wild and familiar.  Nantucket becomes new through the eyes of Faraway.


Steps from the harbor and positioned at the epicenter of Town's bustling island milieu, Faraway Nantucket offers tailor-made boutique lodging for the young at heart. The guest room experience is light and airy with coastal details, inspired by the maritime adventures of an exotic Captain. The folly of quirky textiles and Objets d'art reflect the cherished treasures from her visits to tropical ports, now curated upon the Grey Lady. Her story unfolds within the walls of the 200-year old classic New England architecture, where ocean-inspired decor and bonafide island elegance characterize Faraway's quintessential Nantucket ambiance, making it an unparalleled option for adventures on island.



Faraway, Nantucket is anchored in the center by an ivy covered courtyard.  Peak inside and you will find the heart of the hotel.  Sister Ship.  A lively lounge and restaurant featuring an eclectic and elevated cocktail program, a cuisine inspired by travels around the Mediterranean, and a brass-clad coffee bar offering exotic teas, coffee creations, and takeaways from the morning through twilight.

Autocamp Cape Cod

Autocamp Cape Cod

Inspired leisure meets stylish adventure

With locations near Sonoma County and Yosemite National Park, AutoCamp allows guests to retreat to some of the most sought-after outdoor destinations. Blue Flag is proud to bring the leading outdoor hospitality brand to the East Coast and warmly invites guests to book the first luxury Airstream campsite on Cape Cod.

Enhancing a historic location for next-generation explorers.

No region honors the value of easy living and year-round togetherness quite like Cape Cod. Generations of New Englanders, traveling families, and campers have answered the Cape's call for hundreds of years, making it the ideal locale for Autocamp's foray into the East Coast. Connected to both Falmouth and Wood's Hole by way of the breathtaking Shining Sea Bike Path, guests will find this site an ideal way to slip away while staying close to two bustling ferry ports offering waterside dining, boutiques, and alluring natural sanctuaries.

Simple living paired with pitch-perfect creature comforts.

For almost a century, Airstream camping has been both an American tradition and a global phenomenon. By removing barriers to adventure by way of hotel walls and cabin rentals, and outfitting accommodates with chic finishes, modern necessities, on-site bike/bike path access, matched with an inviting communal clubhouse, guests will find Autocamp Cape Cod an unsurpassed way to turn the clock back and enjoy a time-honored American tradition.

Postcard Cottages

Postcard Cottages

A compound custom-fit for life by the sea

Minutes from the Hyline and steps from the boat slips, 115 Washington Street marries the quiet life with the proximity islanders crave to the active life they love.

Chic captains quarters meets boho seaside bolthole

This foursome of elevated two-story cottages neighboring the serenity of Goose Pond Lake, is where those who long for water views and yacht club afternoons will find an unmatched locale for living well.


Cozy nooks, tucked away stairwells, and the clean lines that honor the precision of a shipwright offer Postcard residents the space maximization they need to be out the door and doing the things they love. Step off the dock and into living spaces that seem almost custom-fit for those that can't be too far away from the water.

Habitats that help you cool your jets or get underway

For those hunting for a bit of an eclectic, bohemian vibe, Postcard Cottages offers an escape from the humdrum. Whimsical notes meet sophisticated space design to give seafaring islanders the perfect spaces for showcasing their favorite treasures. Deep, cozy couches, weathered woods and fibers, midcentury modern accents and simple, galley and cabin-inspired hardware make these not-so-faraway bungalows an aquaphile's dream.

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Cannonbury Lane

Cannonbury Lane

The Garden By The Sea

Nearly indistinguishable from an expansive protected preserve and Low Beach’s exotic austerity, Cannonbury Lane is a slice of Sconset like no other. This is where Mother Nature goes to get away; why not follow her lead.

Indulge in the enviable luxury of a truly simpler summer

Before it became a bustling seasonal hub, Nantucket was a refuge; where a breezy ferry ride could turn the clock back and instantly take the edge off. Diving back into simple living; quiet coffees before kids are up, surfcasting in the fog, or shell collecting before dinner is how time away for the summer was meant to be spent. Recapturing it on island, is just a short drive away.
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The pure joy of being remote, the life on the beach we all want

Facing out to the Atlantic, and found on the most remote side of the island, Nantucket's Siasconset village is an heirloom to a different era. Four hundred acres of expansive conservation acreage surrounds a quiet street near the end of Low Beach Road. There one finds a rare opportunity on Cannonbury Lane: nature ensconced home sites promising coveted summer simplicity by way of a remote location, deeded beach access, and ready-to-build lots.

Recapture the past by disappearing into the island's enviable natural wonders

Walking distance to miles of spacious coastal views, and just steps away from afternoon dog walks with the kids, Cannonbury Lane's site design and amenities marry the best of the island's natural wonders in one location. Meet the beach at the end of your driveway by way of community-wide dunescaping and boardwalks that guide wheelbarrows to waves. Follow gentle undulations of sand and sea oats to the backside of the enclave for sunset yoga at the Field House. Deeded beach access, gorgeous community cutting gardens, and private entry to acres of lush flora ensure that season on Sconset actually feels like summer.
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A Hip Neo-Bistro Hits The Back Bay

French belle meets Parisian street artist for this grand bistro and cocktail bar concept in the heart of Boston's Back Bay. Named for the famed general who led the Continental Army to victory, this is where gallant Parisian revelry is the preferred vibe. Where midweek lunches often begin with a bit of bubbly, brunches turn into leisurely afternoons, and where rock, paper, scissors decides who picks up the tab.

Where daring flavors and enviable ambiance meet for lunch

Located in a two-floor, 12,000 square foot space adjacent to the Boston's Prudential Center and Copley Plaza, the spirit of a buzzing Parisian eatery emanates from the street up to the property's sweeping second-floor views. We've given the city's premier urban retail enclave an iconic bistro delivering a hint of urban grit paired with recognizably French sophistication.

Harnessing the creativity of an unrivaled team of tastemakers

In partnership with one of Boston's premier restaurant groups, Blue Flag collaborated with the award-winning Home Studio's design team and Revolver New York's powerhouse branding studio to create an experience that will anchor the Back Bay dining scene. The glow of Rochambeau's iconic neon cafe sign signals good times ahead, with our charming French awnings and Parisian ambiance waving bienvenue to big brunches and power lunches.
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Union Lights

Union Lights

Heeding the call to town

Quietly tucked away on a north shore historic street, this quartet of fully-furnished homes pair seaside living with the island's charming business district. An idyllic Nantucket retreat? A convenient downtown address? We'll let you decide.

Harnessing the island's next renaissance

The vision for this foursome was simple: restore 42 Union Street as a fabled corner property at the heart of Town harbor. A century ago, the island's merchants and tradesmen valued function over form, and in doing so, birthed an iconic form of architecture. A stone's throw from Francis Beach and a turn around the corner from enviable shopping and dining, this is where bustle meets a back-to-basics way of life.
Connect with community and cherished rituals
In a place this rich in history and architectural influence, inspiration is found beneath every cobblestone. With window sills perfect for Daffodil Festival, ideal digs for Figawi, and entertainment spaces fit for post Christmas Stroll and Boston Pops get togethers, those who come to the island for community as much as coastal relaxation will find their calendar full.

Step back in time and into Town for lunch
While sun and surf beckon so many to this elbow of sand, Nantucket is awash in equally magnetic history. Dive deep on the island's industrial roots at the Whaling Museum and Nantucket Lightship Basket, both a short walk from the Union and Fayette Streets. Jethro Coffin House, the Museum of African American History, as well as a constellation of galleries are all flanked by cozy coffee klatches and lunch spots like The Bean and Provisions, offering history buffs and foodies a perfect pairing of delicious eats and enlightening conversation.

Home for traditions and trends
Reds from Murray's Toggary,  J. McLaughlin's gingham, and ring belts from the Nobby Shop have secured the island's sartorial reputation for decades. Yet newcomers like The Vault, Nantucket Looms, and Salty Soul represent fresh voices in fashion and home goods that residents at Union and Fayette streets will love stumbling upon just a few minutes from home.

Preserving austerity and authenticity

Each of Union Lights’ four properties were inspired by the island’s seaside beauty and maritime ideals of balance and dignity. The homes’ exteriors reflect Nantucket’s classic Quaker and Victorian architecture, but beyond each doorstep, one finds back-to-basics design matched with luxurious modern touches.

A fabled aesthetic fit for the modern era.

Union Lights is both a property and a collection. While our family of craftsmen stretches across the globe, regional vendors and local artisans helped make these fully furnished, completely turnkey homes quintessentially Nantucket.

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Browse complete floor plans, and full property details. Located in Nantucket's historic Town district at Union and Fayette Streets.

Tidewater Cottages

Tidewater Cottages

Built to suit life on the water

Perfect for first-light or late night. A compound of luminous sailors cottages pay homage to Nantucket's nautical heritage while inviting gatherings and respite amidst the quiet bustle of Town's inner harbor.

Flanked by beaches, boats, and harbor views

Nothing brings instant relaxation like the gentle sway of a wooden hull against the swells. With Brant Point Light's iconic lantern beckoning new arrivals as they bend around the island's elbow. Nestled within Town's historic district lie a cluster of four, fully-furnished beachside bungalows custom-fit for those who can't go a week without hoisting a sail.
The pied-a-terre with a porthole view
The perfect place for dropping bags off and ducking into Town also offers a harbor view of the iconic sails for which Nantucket is known. A short walk from the ferry, Franklin Beach, or a night at CRU, summering sailors will also find this an ideal spot for sailboat race soirees or nightcaps at Nantucket Yacht Club.

Stay active — no matter the season
Enjoy an east-meets-west experience on island by way of Sea Nantucket Paddle Sports across the street and Clay Twombly yoga studio just down the road. For those with more traditional, but equally as invigorating fitness routines, tennis at Great Harbor Yacht Club or bike rentals in town are perfect for keeping your heart rate, and outlook, up.

Where "see or be seen" was created
This is where some of America's finest food traditions began, with the sea and land offering generations of chefs and farmers an ideal blend of natural abundance. Whether it's a visit to American Seasons or Brotherhood of Thieves for an evening with the family or joining fellow islanders around the piano at The Club Car for Triple888 blueberry martinis, life by the harbor means you're never far away from world-class dining.

Inspiring a sense of seafaring adventure

Feel as though you’re on the dock even when you’re at home. Weathered oak flooring and soothing blue hues welcome homeowners into a maritime-inspired design complete with fixtures and finishes that create the ambiance of a schooner's interiors. Navigational detailing, brass and bolt porthole doors, and smoked glass lanterns finished with amber netting are all paired with the right amount of driftwood, shiplap and cozy seating to make one feel like they never left the boat or their board.

Four seaworthy vessels for relaxed beachside living

Escaping the mainland should come with a complete change in perspective. Push open porthole doors to find welcoming captains quarters that deliver an experience of being on ocean while you're on island. Spaces so relaxing and inviting, you might just hear waves lapping while you nod off.

We'd love to help you create your ideal escape.

We provide shovel-to-sales site development, planning, building, and design services. We look forward to helping you bring your vision to life.