11. That old Cape magic. There is something incredibly appealing about having a summer house close enough to zip out for the weekend on the spur of the moment — a place where you can keep things simple, where the most difficult item on your to-do list is finding the freshest fish for dinner. For those in the Boston area, one favorite spot that fits the bill is Cape Cod. It's just a morning's drive away, yet when you wind your way down those shell-covered driveways and smell the ocean breeze wafting through the trees, you are transported worlds away from the busy city.See the other spaces in this homeTell us: Which of these summer homes is your favorite? If you could own your own vacation house, where would it be?