Cottages: The Comfort Food of Architecture, Via Houzz.com
Soul satisfying and as snug as a favorite sweater, a cottage knows how to roll out the welcome mat.
Honestly, I have made it clear to God that I want my home in heaven to be a cottage. With a red door. Or maybe sage green.
While the term “cottage” has been used to describe everything from a contemporary faux chateau to the massive seaside sanctums of the uberrich, Merriam-Webster, quite pedantically, calls it “a usually small frame one-familyhouse.” It is, however, so much more than that.
Does this row of whitewashed cottages call to you like it does to me? I imagine gulls screeching overhead and fishing boats gently rocking in the harbor.