Room With A View
1. The first job was to cut through a couple of feet of concrete at
the top of the 17-foot tower to create a larger stair opening.
The original masonry stairs terminated halfway up and ended
with a ladder.
2. The octagonal frame was assembled on the ground and lifted
into place-with openings for eight 4x6-foot windows. (Every
other window has an operable awning panel at the bottom for
ventilation. One window is split into two sets of double
casements for emergency exit.)
The 1845 lighthouse was what attracted
marine-antiques collectors Alan Granby
and Janice Hyland to this $400,000
property on nine-tenths of an acre
overlooking Nantucket Sound on