1733 beach house Stories
Houzz Tour: Taking ‘Ye Olde’ Out of a Nantucket Shingle-Style Home
Vintage and modern pieces mix it up in a vacation house reconfigured to host casual gatherings of family and friends
"vacation house reconfigured to host casual gatherings of family and friends... when the house is full of family and friends,” says Stedila Design partner Tim Button... up the house to make the most of sunlight and water views, and to give the family... dream house, for sure. Love this home and pool house..What fun....! I can just imagine... in this house? This is an observation I have about many houses pictured on this website..."
11 Amazing Home-Away-From-Home Tree Houses
Go climb a tree — and spend the night. Tree house hotels and lodges are booming as exotic vacation alternatives
"Tree house hotels and lodges are booming as exotic vacation alternatives... sky-high tree house hotels, lodges and bed-and breakfasts are becoming de rigueur for open-minded... tree houses made from tree trunks and vine rope, they’re not all rustic. Many talented... 11 tree houses worth the climb.... Ngong House in Karen, outside Nairobi, Kenya in hand crafted tree houses with beautiful... Round house on the coast of North Carolina. It's a quaint little tree house with..."
Roots of Style: The Segmental Vault Home
"these houses may be more common than you might first realize... American Houses. Second, many segmental vault houses can be found around California... vault houses as just Quonset huts or airplane hangars. The Quonset hut, developed... These houses are different from the primitive wartime huts and deserve attention... these houses have a distinct character, derived from the arched roof shape, that... especially beach houses in places like the Hamptons, albeit becoming a bit dated there..."
My Houzz: Sustainable Bamboo for a Prototype Home in Nicaragua
Ecofriendly living has a new champion, as a Granada firm kicks off its bamboo offerings with this house's architecture and furnishings
"with this house's architecture and furnishings... ecofriendly housing solutions in the area. The Bambu house was a springboard for their... The house in which Pollack now lives also has the potential for an equal amount... Bambu House as a prototype product for a sustainable bamboo design and manufacturing... in my house. Definitely not as much as this house! I love bamboo! I think it looks... of the house. This house is my dad's dream come true. The idea that critters might..."
Mad for Miniatures? Show Us Your Dollhouse
It seems just about everyone loves to see a smartly outfitted miniature house. Check out these amazing examples, then show us your own!
"miniature house. Check out these amazing examples, then show us your own!... 1930s house with chandeliers bedecked with diamonds, emeralds and pearls; murals... inside the house. That's because the Fairy Castle is actually a miniature dollhouse built... 9-foot house is on display daily at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago... tiny houses — with even tinier furnishings. And with the launch of a strange do..."
Life Lessons From 10 Years of Living in 84 Square Feet
"on the house or working to pay for the house and its upkeep. Then one day while in... three-bedroom house in Portland, Oregon. She had a $1,200-per-month mortgage, which she split... small house if you design them correctly. I have many tiny house an house on wheels... larger house, it's not my style ( bigger than my childhood home than housed the 9... a tiny house? That is to say, where is the house parked? A trailer court? No offense..."
Houzz Tour: Scottish Farm Cottage Looks to Sun and Stars
A sheep field is home to a small, energy-efficient house that pulls ideas from mobile home design and raises the style level
"cient house that pulls ideas from mobile home design and raises the style level... small house is called, fits within the legal definition there of a mobile home, which... ” The house was constructed offsite and dropped into place on a corner of a field... vacation house, was designed to make the most of its minimal square footage. It has... settings...a beach house, for instance. You can order reading lamps like these from Ikea..."
Discover the Ins and Outs of Pocket Doors
Get both sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for your house
"our new beach house with 3 pocket doors and we love them. They are especially nice... over the house. My grandmother's made no noise at all, and the house was over a hundred... of the house, but it is still a showpiece. I currently have a house built in the 40's... the next house. i like all of it! great house!! If you like the look and function... part of house also. Our contractor built pocket doors for our His/Hers closets. I love..."
Time Travel to Houzzers' Childhood Homes, Part 2
Catch a glimpse of kit houses, bungalows, Tudors and more just as they were way back when — and listen in on the intriguing personal stories
"of kit houses, bungalows, Tudors and more just as they were way back when — and listen... model as a beach house I love this! We are renovating our current home which is the first... Sold 2 houses within 2 years... The family house I grew up in and my mom died in 3... sold our house of 18 years last year. I loved that house, though it was too small.... first house we've own. We are now living with my parents at my childhood home in..."
Houzz Tour: Teatime for a Tiny Portable Home in Oregon
"create a house she could both afford and love — and that meant including a tea ceremony... -foot house is especially tricky. The solution — combining the living space with... These tiny houses certainly aren't for everyone, but they can "help free people from extra... mortgages and house duties," says Miller. Houzz at a Glance Location: Marcola, Oregon... wonderful tiny houses :) This is maybe the prettiest tiny house ever. Gorgeous spot! I really..."
The Narrowest House in the World?
This 4-foot-wide workshop has eating, sleeping and working spaces in its 150 square feet. Chime in on how livable you find it
"makes my house (which is probably about 14 feet wide) seem huge in comparison! I'm impressed... party house! Wow! Great concept... but even as a minimalist/small space lover, I... Switzerland houses are much smaller than in the US. We're a family of four, living in a... sqfeet house, not missing anything! I personally find stuffy, dark rooms with drawn... slice of a house. on the one hand this is ingenious, but on the other hand I personally..."
Make Your Vacation Home Pay Off
Renting your vacation house when you're not using it makes good financial sense. These tips can help
"vacation house when you're not using it makes good financial sense. These tips can help... providing a house book (both before they arrive and a copy in the house) gives renters... ours is a beach rental sandy floors are always an issue. I keep an extra set of accent... 6. The house book as mentioned above is also very important....no one want to spend... vacation houses over the years, so here's my take on the customer's point of view...."
Houzz Tour: Seeing the Light in a Sydney Terrace House
A narrow row house gains lots of interior sunshine and a connection to the outdoors without sacrificing privacy
"narrow row house gains lots of interior sunshine and a connection to the outdoors without... this row house in Sydney’s Bondi Beach neighborhood shows how light and framed views... terrace house, he resolved both issues by confining most sources of natural light to... in this house you can’t help but go toward the light. Houzz at a Glance Who lives... Bondi Beach neighborhood of Sydney Size: 2,800 square feet (260 square meters); the..."
The Gable Goes Mobile, Micro and Mod
"small houses as an alternative to oversize suburban houses and urban pads for decades... prefab housing unit was unveiled, breaking out of the confines of the city and moving... St Pete Beach. All of these would be awesome plopped on a beach somewhere!! What... third house called the Bunkie is so fun with the shape of a house with the chimney... square foot house I long for a simple little place like one of these! Thanks for the article..."
15 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Real Estate Agent
"running open houses, speaking with potential buyers and ultimately, walking you through... of the beach and it was horse property. The house wasn't much, 3bd & 1ba. but it was... selling your house, they aren't the agent for you. We sold a starter house in a hot market... possible houses. He didn't vet any of these houses himself or make any attempt to suggest... week my house went on the market. Terrific list of interview questions which I would..."