Dream Cottages: 25 Plans for Retreats, Cabins, and Beach Houses

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Hold your dream cottage in your hands!

Both a practical plans book and an inspirational idea book, Dream Cottages is a must for would-be cottage owners and for those who just like to dream.

The cottage holds a special place in our minds and hearts as a place of retreat, peace, and relaxation as well as an expression of a family's own personality and lifestyle. In this elegantly illustrated book, Catherine Tredway presents 25 dream-inspiring ...

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Overview

Hold your dream cottage in your hands!

Both a practical plans book and an inspirational idea book, Dream Cottages is a must for would-be cottage owners and for those who just like to dream.

The cottage holds a special place in our minds and hearts as a place of retreat, peace, and relaxation as well as an expression of a family's own personality and lifestyle. In this elegantly illustrated book, Catherine Tredway presents 25 dream-inspiring cottage plans. Each design incorporates architectural details closely tied to a particular region of North America and is shown in the author's full-color rendering accompanied by elevation views, floor plans, and photographs of architectural details.

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Editorial Reviews

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"If you want to downsize your residence and are looking for ideas, Dream Cottages by cottage home designer Catherine Tredway is a great place to start."- San Francisco Chronicle

Dream Cottages was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580173728
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 392,229
  • Product dimensions: 6.72 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Owner of the architectural firm BarnOwl Designs, Catherine Tredway is an award-winning designer who has been helping clients create their dream cottages and leisure-time homes for 15 years. She teaches courses in landscape design and architectural preservation.

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

1 A LAKESIDE RETREAT

2 FAMILY COMPOUND BY THE SEA

3 AN ARTIST'S SHINGLE COTTAGE

4 A GETAWAY FOR WORK AND PLAY

5 WEEKEND WORKSHOP

6 A COTTAGE FULL OF FAMILY MEMORIES

7 COZY COTTAGE IN KEY WEST

8 GOURMET COOK'S GETAWAY

9 READER'S HAVEN ON THE COAST

10 AN OASIS IN THE DESERT

11 A GARDENER'S PARADISE

12 MOUNTAINEER'S HIDEAWAY

13 A SPORT ENTHUSIAST'S RETREAT

14 YEAR ROUND HAVEN FOR HIKING AND SKIING

15 A SIMPLE VICTORIAN

16 A CLASSIC COTTAGE WITH WINGS

17 STARTER COTTAGE TO GROW WITH

18 PET-FRIENDLY HOME AWAY FROM HOME

19 A SPACIOUS SKI CHALET

20 A MUSICIAN'S OCEANSIDE RETREAT

21 DECORATOR'S HAVEN

22 ISLAND HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY

23 A SHIPBUILDER'S PRIDE

24 A RETREAT INSPIRED BY HEMINGWAY

25 A WELCOMING LIGHTHOUSE

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