Tag Archives: Historic

Old Stone Barn Becomes Cottage

Nice example of a cottage made from a historic stone barn. This one is used as a vacation rental and sleeps two. Situated only 9 miles from Drogheda, 45 minutes from Dublin City in a countryside setting with an ancient 13th century Abbey to the rear. This charming cosy barn conversion has an inviting woodburning stove, […]

The Craftsman Wants a Tiny House!

Scott, the owner of a historic restoration company, lays out the benefits of tiny home living. “My wife and I just finished turning our detached garage into a mother-in-law suite and it really got me thinking about Small and Tiny Houses. Our new guest house is about 400 square feet, and it has inspired me […]

Stone Beehive Hut

Many people are very familiar with the work, writings, and contributions of Lloyd Kahn, the founding editor-in-chief of Shelter Publications, Inc. This photo came from a trip he took to Europe. It’s a little stone hut located on the southwest coast of Ireland. What’s amazing about this little structure is that it’s constructed without mortar […]