Fishing Lodge Charm


Text by Alice Doyle / Photography by John O’Hagan

Set on verdant Whidbey Island in Washington state, this home gives a nod to its history while showcasing some of the best elements of modern cottage design. 

When planning their vacation home, Joanne and Bruce Montgomery knew exactly where to look for inspiration. Their property on Whidbey Island was once home to a summer inn used by fishermen from 1905 to 1947 when Holmes Harbor was a famous fishing spot.