Caroline Holdaway's dream Cotswold cottage
Needing a weekend escape from their busy lives and stressful careers in London, designer Caroline Holdaway and her photographer partner, Fatimah Namdar, relish the peace and quiet of their eighteenth-century cottage in the Cotswolds
Sinaia (Prahova District), Wallachia, Romania Sinaia (Contea di Prahova), Valacchia, Romania Sinaia (Judeţul Prahova), Ţara Românească, România (scan from a photo)
living in the cottage on the outskirts of the old town, having some cozy place for reading, buying lots of books, being the head of the local book club, exchanging books with your neighbors and...
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Old World Charm
A stone facade and steep hip roof remind you of the Old World charm of Europe in this stunning narrow lot home plan. The two-story foyer greets you with a barrel vault ceiling further down the hall. The formal dining room opens up to a front veranda for beautiful views. Coffered ceilings adorn the study with a built-in book shelf close by. The main entertaining/living area is the huge family room with a fireplace and wet bar. The rear cooking patio has its own fireplace and is but steps away…
Grand French Country Chateau
A grand facade makes an impressive statement for this palatial French Country chateau. The magnificent two-story foyer reveals a gorgeous curved staircase and views of the formal dining room. Every possible amenity has been taken into consideration, with a wine cellar and residential elevator at your fingertips. Even the halls receive special ceiling treatments especially the stunning gallery hall that opens to the great room. The kitchen is a chef's delight with lots of counter space and…
Grand Entry and 2nd Story Sun Deck
Step through a grand turreted covered porch to enter this European home plan with a steeply pitched roof.Double doors open to the two-story foyer that opens up to a wonderful vista of the great room and outdoor living area beyond.An open floor plan maximizes the space and yet the home still offers private spaces.A quiet study in the front of the home is set in a bay that floods the room with light. This room could double as a guest room.The flex/media room could be used as a formal dining…