SAN DIEGO Cottage Style Homes for Sale
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Explore San Diego Cottage Homes For Sale
Cottage-style homes sometimes call to mind the charming hedgerows and rolling pastures of the British countryside. Despite appearances, though, San Diego cottages for sale are as much a part of American architectural heritage as the Ranch home or A-frame, and support unique features and finishes that never existed in their old English counterparts. In the late 19th century, American architects combined late Medieval details like solid-stucco or brick exteriors, large chimneys, and arched entryways with distinctive front-facing gables that were never part of the original designs. The result is something of a hybrid, an idealization of the English cottage.
Though many San Diego cottage-style homes for sale embrace the Tudor revival, others borrow from more immediately recognizable American styles like the Craftsman home or even the Cape Cod. Regardless of the overall style, though, you'll find that these properties have typically undergone extensive renovation and upgrading over the years in order to appeal to contemporary residents. As a result, though they have a lot of character, they don't sacrifice comfort or even luxury to do so. Some of the most attractive features you'll find in these listings include:
- vintage floor tiles or hardwoods
- state-of-the-art kitchen appliances
- wood burning fireplaces
- French doors and bay windows
- extra large garages
Life in San Diego Cottage-Style Homes
San Diego's many charming neighborhoods are perfect for cottage-style living. Whether you're just minutes from the beach, near the enchanting greenery of Mission Trails, or not far from the vibrant nightlife of downtown, you'll find that this city offers plenty to see and do, especially for adventurous types. Along Pacific Beach or La Jolla Cove, you'll spot San Diego residents reclining on the beach, peering into the tide pools, fishing, or even surfing. Many residents are adamant cyclists, and for them the city provides great opportunities to ride alongside the beaches or down its many bike lanes too.
San Diego is a city that offers residents a ton of attractions and amenities, whether you'll be visiting the USS Midway Museum, crossing the border in Tijuana, or watching a performance at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. Great shopping waits at Fashion Valley and Seaport Village, while some truly inspired cuisine is yours to enjoy at lively spots like CUCINA urbana and Juniper & Ivy.
Though San Diego is always a pleasant place for a stroll, driving is your best option. No matter where you're looking at these San Diego cottages for sale, you'll be able to quickly access both Interstate 5 and Interstate 8. With an international airport and a border crossing nearby, San Diego is a particularly good location for the most dedicated of world travelers.
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