The Genteel Cottage - The Art of Living Small - Southernliving. Location: Orange, VirginiaSize: 1200 square feetDesigner: Sam BlountArchitect: Madison Spencer A couple from Connecticut moved down South with the plans to develop land in Virginia's horse country. With a plan that would take years to complete, they decided to start with a guest house to provide lodging while the main house and stables were built. The straightforward floor plan can be seen in the cottage's simple exterior.
Gorgeous beach house in Massachusetts with barn-like details
You need a house by the water any time, but most of all, you really really need one in the summer. With a deck or a dock to sit on and enjoy some wine or cocktails with your friends while the sun goes down. It's all a part of the life well-lived.
A New Bungalow Built to Blend Into an Old Neighborhood