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The Porter Cottage

The Porter cottage makes the most of its unwieldy site. The cottage was sited as close to the water as legally allowed to take advantage of the views and far enough away from the graywater leach field where the soil is deep enough to allow for proper run off. The screen porch was angled to capture direct southern exposure for the solar panels.

Small cottage on Ragged Island, Maine. Photos by Eirick Johnson. Designed by Alex Scott Porter. Learn more here.

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7 Comments

  • Reply Rachael McDivitt March 14, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    Beautiful!!! I’d love to see the plans!!

  • Reply Kathryn March 14, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    Gorgeous home… did you plan/build yourself? Well done.

  • Reply sherryl March 27, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    VERY nice, I love the view and how everything looks.
    thanks for the showing

  • Reply chet September 19, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    now thats what a sumah cottage shoul be!!

  • Reply Decorating a tiny cottage {in my mind} September 23, 2013 at 9:55 am

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  • Reply Georgina October 28, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    I’d also love to see the plans, by far the most appealing small space. Brilliant.

  • Reply Harriet April 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    I love this house. Wouldn’t mind building it down south real soon. It’s got the room, and the space and the beauty

    I’ve been looking for. Will stay tuned to you.

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