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Architect of Beauty - California's First Female Architect

Designed by Julia Morgan, California's first female architect. Her works include: Hearst Castle, the Los Angeles Examiner Building and the Riverside Art Museum. ~ Wyntoon is the name of a private estate in rural Siskiyou County, California. William Randolph Hearst contracted Julia Morgan to design a Bavarian Village at Wyntoon in 1931...

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Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

England

The Round House and its idyllic setting evokes an overwhelming sense of magic, intrigue and romance. Built in the 1790 's, along the now disused Thames and Severn Canal from Lechlade to Stroud. Originally, a Linesman' s cottage, the horses were stabled on the ground floor, and the family lived on the 2 floors above.

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Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

This is only one of several adorable homes on this site. (image via: bex ross) Who wouldn’t want to live in an old rectory in the English countryside? This old groundkeeper’s cottage is now a private home, still adjacent to the old cemetery with which it was once associated.

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Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

There’s no greater modern-day fairytale village than Carmel-by-the-Sea in California. This community features a number of charming homes built in the 1920s by Hugh Comstock.

I would LOVE this home, especially at Halloween!!! hehehehehehe Charming 'storybook cottage' design in Colleyville, a Dallas/Fort Worth suburb. This was a custom design done by Samuel Hackwell of Storybook Homes.

The Malator House, Pembrokeshire, England. It's carved out of a hillside and shaped like a tunnel, but its glass-fronted design allows it to be bathed in masses of light.