Live Large in a Small Space

There is just something alluring about a cozy beach cottage. See how three families make the most of their square feet—one has fewer than 380!

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Nantucket Guest Cottage
Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn, Writer: Marisa Spyker

Nix the Bedroom

Rather than waste precious space on four walls and a private bedroom, Michael opted for a wide-open great room that can accomodate more people when entertaining. At night, the sofa turns into a bed and, in the back of the home, a ladder leads up to a cozy loft ideal for sleeping kids.

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