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Quaint Shingled Cottage

Natural materials blend a cottage's exterior with its surroundings.

This charming cottage sits amongst the trees as if it were part of the forest. The owners brought in natural granite to emulate the native landscape, covered the exterior in dark-stained cedar shingles and stone, and opted for a gambrel roof that allows for a semi second storey without towering above the trees.

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