December 16, 2010

Coastal Connecticut Cottage

About the House

Style: Late 18th-century shingle style cottage with wide-plank floors, plaster walls, and exposed beams

Space: 3,800 square feet spread over three floors with four bedrooms and four full baths

Setting: The main drag of Rowayton, Connecticut, a quaint harbor town with a population of 4,000 that’s home to many sea-seeking artists and writers

View: From the front porch, Five Mile River, which flows into the Long Island Sound, plus neighbors casually strolling to and from town.



The front of the house.





I am in love with this entryway! Especially the white tree!



What do you think about the simple fireplace? 



Nice white bathroom.



I love the artwork above the bed in this guestroom.


There's more information and photos of this home at Coastal Living.

4 comments:

  1. I miss the Five Mile River, spent most of my life in Rowayton, on our boat and @ Roton Point. I miss it so!

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  2. Beautiful, I enjoyed my visit to your blog. Wishing you happiness and happy holidays, Katherine
    P,S. please stop by for a visit and don't forget to enter the giveaway!

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  3. Yes, please. Where is the "add to cart" button for that house???

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  4. Love Courtney's comment. Too bad we couldn't just click "add to cart" when we see a house like this!

    I fell for this house in Coastal Living, too. The only thing I wasn't sure about was the fireplace without the mantel. But that'll be easy to fix when I move in... ;-)

    Have a good weekend, Desiree!

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