The cottage ground plan’s irregular footprint give it an abundance of visible shock, both in the interior layout and thru their unexpected views of the surrounding panorama, making these homes uniquely suited to picturesque lots. Stone, brick, and wood used in both exterior building and interior detail create organic ambience. Typical cottage house plans offer a lived-in comfort that could be missing in larger, much less personalized homes.
It is my belief that Cob Cottages are the best stored secret out there. These cottages have been around for tons of of years (some say thousands) and but they’re simple to build, final ceaselessly, and are nearly fireproof. Nonetheless, not very many individuals know about them and in some locations you may even have bother getting a constructing allow to construct one (the establishment doesn’t want something that may be constructed by ladies and children that lasts without end). So my mission is to unfold the word about the best kept secret in inexperienced constructing and that is the Whimsical Cob Cottage.
I construct cob as well as straw bale in Texas, simply northwest of Houston, we are presently providing 2 workshops starting in March, the primary is a break up 20 day workshop, 10 day cob and 10 day straw bale, crammed together and the second is a ten day cobwood (cordwood, cob) free standing bathroom in April! that is only the start of the 12 months and there will probably be many many more!!
Unrelated, however on matter, the is a farmer up by our cottage who has a creek running between his two major fields, requiring a bridge if he wishes to move his cows from one field to the other and back to the barn. Intelligent fella, he got a transport container and laid it over the creek like a bridge, then opened the doors on each ends. He can open and shut the gate and might management his cows. Not a reasonably rural picture, however effective.
Storybook Homes is a cottage design agency specializing in these styles of cottages and provides full working architectural drawings for new construction. Our cottage home plans include all modern conveniences, but retain the interior and exterior attraction of yesteryear (combined with a little bit flair and whimsy of course). Click here to see what Storybook Houses’ plan sets include.