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The last cottage lived up to the name, adorable inside and out.

an honest to goodness cottage!

an honest to goodness cottage!

cottage fireplace

cottage fireplace

still life

still life

lace curtains

lace curtains

kitchen

kitchen

“Life is grand….Live at the Beach.”

a pretty bedroom

a pretty bedroom

view into the yard

view into the yard

A great many of these cottages do not have gardens, and I think it is because so many of them are just summerhouses or rentals, with the owners being there only occasionally.

But back to the delightful interior:

bathroom detail

bathroom detail

an unusual archway

an unusual archway

cottage light

cottage light

cottage windows

step outside

This little garage was one of my favourite places on the tour.  So much potential!

cottage garage

cottage garage

inside the garage

inside the garage

I guess this proves I would rather see the inside of a small cottage-like garage than any number of fancy modern homes that were built, as a friend said,  “where a cottage used to be 100 years ago.”

I love this cover for the sort of fluorescent ceiling lights that we have in the ceiling of our manufactured home kitchen.  I wish I could find ones like it that would fit.

light cover

light cover

Upstairs, I fell in love with the big sheets of linoleum “rugs” on the floor, and did some research when I got home to see if I could find such a thing to replace the worn and a bit hideous wall to wall carpet in my new house.  Apparently linoleum rugs can no longer be had, unless by a miracle one finds a vintage one still in good shape.

linoleum

linoleum “rugs”

upstairs in the garage

upstairs in the garage

This darling double feature cottage and garage finished up the tour with a moment of historic perfection.

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