More Storybook Cottages...
The Fairy Tale Continues!

The enchanting storybook cottages featured here are what childhood dreams are made of.  Oozing period charm and ambiance, they take us back to a time of innocence, when life was magical and fairy tales were real!


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storybook cottages

The romantic designs with fairy tale towers shown here evoke images of long, long ago when little girls grew up to be princesses and lived happily ever after with their Prince Charming in a turreted castle.



Nestled in the Scottish Highlands (below, left), a stepped gable design features a large chimney.  Below, right, a picturesque stone cottage boasts a cornucopia of turrets and towers with conical roofs.

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storybook cottages

Crossing "the pond" and continuing on to the western United States, the whimsical cottages pictured at right and below are located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.


A mecca for storybook cottages, Carmel boasts dozens upon dozens of these delightful structures!



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Though the location of the fanciful design that follows is unknown, it is similar in appearance to the cottages of Carmel.  With typical "storybook style" characteristics, it is asymmetrical in design, has a steeply pitched roof, tall, narrow multi-paned windows arranged in bands, decorative stone and brickwork, and a prominent chimney.

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And Even MORE Storybook Cottages

Heading back across the U.S. to the east coast, the charming garden cottages pictured at right and below are at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, New York.   Originally a magnificent gilded age, "Gold Coast" estate on the north shore of Long Island, it is now an arboretum and state park covering more than 400 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.



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Exuding loads of nostalgic charm are the Victorian cottages that follow.  The wood frame gingerbread cottage pictured at left is a North American Carpenter Gothic design dating to the Victorian era.  On the right is an English Victorian-era design.

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storybook cottages

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And finally, the tiny stone cottage in the woods pictured at right appears to have leapt from the pages of Hansel and Gretel . . . . .


Photo Credit: Mike Scott Photos


. . . while the lush, ivy-draped cottage with stone arch bridge and meandering stream pictured below -- somewhere in the wooded English countryside -- makes a perfect setting for living "happily ever after!"

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