A modern-day cottage houses a valuable collection of Tolkien manuscripts and artifacts.  I definitely want one--maybe in my next life :)

I wasn't sure where to put this one. I love the quaint rock cottage style of this home, and the Hobbit door is fantastic but not something I would want for my "every day" house.

My house in the woods and with the ocean in front...

From the book Handmade Houses. To build a house by hand and live in nature is to be free

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

What a wonderful small house -- it's actually a shoemaker's shop in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

DCD Studio

DCD Studio

David Coulson Design Studio, as well as many more awesome small home ideas.

Perfect fairy tale cottage!

Love the beautiful plaster exterior and pointed roof. Obers is a Comstock built cottage of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Built in the combination of Comstock adobe brick, Carmel stone and hand carved trim makes it truly a work of art.

BARN CONVERSION Designed and Built by Roderick James Architects | Carpenter Oak Designed by Roderick James for himself and his family, the Seagull House features this incredible oak frame barn with arch-braced collar trusses. The barn consists of a painted Douglas Fir studio and a bolted Douglas fir conservatory overlooking the river…

Seagull House, England - This beautiful oak frame barn conversion with arch-braced collar trusses, is in Devon, England. Seagull House was designed by architect Roderick James


25 Greenest Homes in the World

saw-mill-tiny-house- 1822 construction retrofitted to house modern life. Rebuild on a hill/ safer, more environmentally friendly. Reuse materials (stone) no paint, perhaps near the sea?

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Southern Living Magazine, 2002 Coastal Living Cottage of the Year, House Plan Moser Design, Red Door Model, Master Suite Porch