All posts with tag:cottage

Today we have a small wooden cottage on a small island in Maine, where the owners often come on weekends with their children to spend quality time in nature. In short, an analog of our traditional summer cottages in Russia and Ukraine, only in a modern way and without a vegetable garden. :) The exterior…

This summer cottage near Goteborg was built a little over 20 years ago, but it looks like it has always been here. As we know, Scandinavians respect their traditions very much, and the owner couple, Eleanor and Per, are no exception. The family chose the architecture typical of the Swedish hinterland for the construction, and…

For the owner of this wooden cottage in the Moscow region, this is not just a holiday home for the weekend – it is a whole complex with a bathhouse, living rooms, an office and a meeting room. In short, a whole base for relaxation, work and receiving guests. An important task was to ensure…

The compact house of Australian architect Josh Fitzgerald merges as much as possible with the surrounding nature of the island of Tasmania. There are no luxurious furnishings or fancy items here; instead, Josh opted for practicality and local materials. The house is made of wood and sandwich panels made from wood shavings, while sandstone slabs…

The owners of this beautiful cottage in Berkshire, a young family, live permanently in London but have always dreamed of being able to travel outside the city to their cozy country nest. This is an old house built in Edwardian style, so the renovation was entrusted to the designer Nicola Harding, who is known for…

We always think of alpine chalets as the ideal winter lodges for a holiday in the mountains, but the Swedes can do also great winter homes! This wonderful cottage is located on a slope in one of the ski resorts in Sweden and offers breathtaking views of the picturesque local lake from its windows. But…

Finally! For the first time in two years, we here in Kyiv saw real snow, and snowdrifts in places are of human height! In this regard, today we have such a nice house in the Swedish countryside, buried in the snow. A traditional Scandinavian facade in red, soulful interiors and a very charming porch where…

A couple of Australian designers Bede and Jemima Aldridge two years ago acquired an old mining cottage a few hours from Sydney, which for many years had no renovation and was idle. Already then, they knew they wanted to restore this abandoned but authentic house into a charming rental home in which tourists could feel…

And although this beautiful demo house in the forest is part of the annual exhibition in Finland, its creators managed to achieve the desired effect – watching the photos, the only thought is “I would live here!” Although black on the outside, as befits a Scandinavian cottage, inside home nevertheless boasts very light and airy…

Externally, this house in the mountains of Spain is no different from the neighboring wooden cottages, but its interiors surprise with a fresh modern look at the design of mountain chalets. Here, wooden beams are combined with “loft” concrete columns and metal structures, while a vintage chest of drawers is juxtaposed with trendy Scandinavian furniture…