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Modern Cottage Exterior traditional-exterior

Modern Cottage Exterior

Tranquility on a warm summer evening.
Photography: Phillip Mueller Photography
Modern Cottage - House plan may be purchased at

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February 10, 2013
march123 wrote:
Where can I get the design for this cottage to buiild it?
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Ron Brenner Architects
This home plan is available for purchase through Simply Elegant Home Designs at
    Bookmark   February 12, 2013 at 6:03AM
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June 15, 2012
coconut7 wrote:
What`s the brand name and color of the siding? Can you tell me if this cottage is two tone?Thanks
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Ron Brenner Architects
All siding materials are James Hardie. We used a pale yellow on the horizontal siding and a linen white on the accent areas. I no longer have the exact colors available.
    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 8:14AM
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June 13, 2012
ottlen wrote:
What is the exterior wall material? - Siding?
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Ron Brenner Architects
Thanks for the question. The horizontal siding is James Hardie, fiber cement lap siding. The vertical board and board siding in the gables is made with James Hardie, fiber cement sheets with 5/4x6 CMi, MiraTec boards placed over the sheets at 12" on center.
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Thank you.
    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 7:50PM
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June 1, 2012
suetheartist wrote:
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HI - I think you would be happier with box bay windows and not the angled or curved style. More modern , I think.
    Bookmark   June 1, 2012 at 9:03PM
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Joseph I. Mycyk Architects, Inc.
Can you post a photo so we can connect the questions with your house and thus provide a better opinion?
    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 4:30AM
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April 22, 2014
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January 5, 2014
ghullinger1 wrote:
what size lot is this on
December 22, 2013
deidre wrote:
what are the exterior paint colors used? thanks!

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