Ten of the Best Storybook Cottage Homes Around the World
These 10 fairy tale inspired cottages with their hand-made details call to mind the tales of the Brothers Grimm and other fantasy stories. All of these cottages are real-life homes from around the world. From stunning cottage houses to mystical stone dwellings, these 10 storybook cottage homes provide inspiration and inspire the imagination.
Hobbit House - Rotorua, New Zealand
Winckler Cottage - Vancouver Island, Canada
Akebono kodomo-no-mori Park, Japan
Wooden Cottage - Białka Tatrzańska, Tatra Mountains, Poland
Blaise Hamlet - Bristol, England
Willa Kominiarski Wierch - Zakopane, Poland
Forest House - Efteling, The Netherlands
Cottage in the Hamlet of Marie Antoinette - Versailles, France
Cob House - Somerset, United Kingdom
The Spadena House - Beverly Hills, California, United States
I think this is the most captivating image I have ever seen and that is the truth. This is thatched-cosy-magical-green-England at its finest. Such places are still there. You just have to look for them.
Buckland in the Moor, Dartmoor, Devon, England (Alan Howe Photography)
Nestled on the east end of Andros - the northernmost of Greece’s Cycladic Islands, Onar is a magical eco-friendly retreat consisting of 10 traditional cottages and a delightful, rustic-inspired restaurant where delicious homemade dishes are prepared with fruits and vegetables from their own farm. Scattered throughout a protected wetland and built exclusively using local materials, the accommodation units are tastefully decorated in serene color schemes and boast private courtyards and fireplaces.