Custom European Manor Home Tour
A home called Rivendell Manor is a European manor home design plan. It's an award-winning Best In Show English-Country home, storybook cottage guest house,.
Welcome to Oak House
Built in 1932 and designed by architect C. J. Winnes, Oak House is our Craftsman interpretation of a classic Tudor. We named it "Oak House" in honor of the monarch oak (at right) that shelters it. We still have the original blueprints, as well as a photo of Winnes' cinder-block office, circa 1927. His own house is about a mile away. The chimney pots were made by the Wheatley pottery company and are pictured in their 1927 catalog (see next photo) Sadly, in March of 2011 we had to cut down the…
It Was Here that Shakespeare Penned "To be, or not to be"
Everyone wants a piece of the Shakespeare tourism pie, and it's easy to get a slice with so many uncertainties about his life. Andrea started a running joke about the yellow journalism style of tourism at these sites. Her skepticism grew from a documentary where the camera zoomed in on a corner, and the narrator said "It was here, that Shakespeare wrote sonnet 114." It sounds ridiculous, but people buy it--literally. Our fears were confirmed at Anne Hathaway's Cottage. Our enthusiastic tour…
40 Beautiful Thatch Roof Cottage House Designs
Like for instance, an area near the sea needs to have materials used that can take on the onslaught of salt water and winds without changing the quality or appearance of the thatched roof. When you have considered this from all angles, go ahead and get the beautiful thatch roof cottage house design you want.