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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Nod to East Coast Style
Photographer: David Tsay, Writer: David Hanson

Nod to East Coast Style

Outside, Lewis made a slight modification to typical Wuster homes cladding the house in cedar-shake shingles instead of vertical board-and-batten wood, which is often seen on California bungalows. The siding choice requires little upkeep to preserve its longevity, keeping the house's maintenance requirements low. Paired with white window trim, the shingles have the feel of an East Coast cottage, a nod to Lewis's wife, who grew up on the Maine coast.

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