Though traditionally defined as small or having only one room, the English Cottage has inspired larger and more elaborate homes, yet maintains the cozy comfort that we identify with the cottage style. On the exterior, the English Cottage commonly features half-hip roofs, reminiscent of thatched roofs of Shakespeare's time. The home's sides may be finished in shingles or stucco. Elements of Tudor styling may also be evident.
Shingle or stucco siding, often with stone accents