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Storybook Cottage By The Sea

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This small fantasy cottage by the ocean is one that you have to see to believe. Located directly on the shoreline of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, this fairytale tiny home is built from natural materials using old-fashioned techniques to deliver a home which looks as though it has fallen from the pages of a storybook. Inside, the home is surprisingly contemporary, making this not only a visually stunning architectural marvel, but also a practical dwelling designed to include all the creature comforts. Become a Living Big Patron: https://www.patreon.com/livingbig Read More: http://www.livingbiginatinyhouse.com/storybook-cottage/ Lindcroft Custom Dwellings: http://lindcroft.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/livingbiginatinyhouse Twitter: @TinyHouseNZ Instagram: @livingbiginatinyhouse Please subscribe for more videos on Tiny Houses, design, and sustainable, off-grid living. Music in this video: http://www.youtube.com/brycelangston 'Living Big in a Tiny House' © 2017 Zyia Pictures Ltd
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ReyBeltane (9 hours ago)
I actually really liked the interior! Why not have a weird, quirky house on the outside that is actually cozy and functional inside? I laughed when he said there was no oven though...doesn't want too many Hansel & Gretel vibes I guess!
Emanuela Manucci (1 day ago)
BELLISSIMO... sono senza parole, sembra uscita da una fiaba dei fratelli Grimm!!!!!!!
Onca Pintada (1 day ago)
That is incredible. I would love that house and where it sits. Well done my friend!!
Bhoomika Detroja (2 days ago)
Loved this so much😍😍😍😍
Tati Suwati (4 days ago)
The stair and bedroom sights reminds me of my old house granpa in Pengalengan, Indonesia. Not as tidy as this house, but has the same vibe and sparks emotional feeling after watch this video. All woods material and narrow rooftop. Oh I miss my granpa's old house. Too bad he renovated the house into modern style.
zoom andaboom (7 days ago)
I bet when he says "we did this" or "we made that" he's talking about the builders that he hired.
D P (8 days ago)
He could have done more custom interior. Love the location and the outer aesthetics
Dee Zuniga (9 days ago)
Awwwwe I wanted the inside to match :( still so cool.
Dr D. Natarajan (12 days ago)
The loft/first floor invariably sucks ... I mean, it feels dingy, at least, in the videos ...
True Grit (12 days ago)
Holy Cow - how amazing!!
Teragram Music (14 days ago)
His voice sounds so similar to someone but I'm having trouble remembering who. Celebrity? Newscaster? Musician? Anyone know who I'm talking about?
Kenneth Frawley (15 days ago)
Well done, mate!
CALM KITTY (19 days ago)
It looks so big inside from the view outside that always surprises me when I see tiny homes once viewed inside!
axiomist (20 days ago)
Huge disappointment. A house where youd expect fairies to greet you at the door, but you walk in and youre in a luxury apartment in the city. Bleah !!!
Richard Ball (20 days ago)
Mirror tint on those windows would alleviate any feelings of "living in a fishbowl".
Sheetal Kumar (22 days ago)
thankyou so much for sharing this whimsical fairy cottage with us.its beautiful..
QuelticaKat (23 days ago)
It needs a garden.
TheStreetfish (24 days ago)
i can see a nice Snow White and the 7 Dwarf movie in that house !!
JAYKAY morcephi (24 days ago)
It reminds me of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Frank Soria (25 days ago)
Fantastic...simply fantastic!
Ruth Andrews (26 days ago)
I loved it a lot at first but then at the end I was sort of sick of it. It got too much for my eyes. The inside, while functional, was a let down. No wicked witch sitting on the couch for a start. Yeah it’s ok. Weird that no oven but a huge fridge..!!? Maybe you can get Uber Eats on Victoria Island.
FERUDUN AYDIN (27 days ago)
Perfekt👍👍👍
Umit Abbasov (27 days ago)
Былбы у мня таковой дом
Emma Madgini (29 days ago)
This is actually a dreamhouse
Boomer1941 noname (29 days ago)
It's like something out of a Disney Movie.
Amanda Cook (1 month ago)
I love that I could tell immediately that this was the Pacific North West. 😍😍
Sherene Woodman (1 month ago)
The outside of the cottage is beautiful, but inside was a huge let down.
J (1 month ago)
Love the structure, hate the inside
Sofy Martínez (1 month ago)
el indio solari se compro una casa de hadas 😂
Abiagil Valencia (1 month ago)
Needs a stove to bake in...beautiful
Leader success ! (1 month ago)
That house is very beautiful a fairytale come true careful don't let the big bad wolf in 🙂👍
SoE StroE (1 month ago)
These kind of houses are(were) in Romania...
Animus Miles-Militis (1 month ago)
This is Steve Jobs all over again. This dude did nothing other than sign a cheque book. Would have been nice to meet the real creators of the project.
Animus Miles-Militis (22 days ago)
+islandbee you are clutching at straws for a comments win. I'll happily hand it to you. Although, I would like to see one Chinese worker Steve Jobs made rich! Only Americans made wealth as a minority of the work force.
islandbee (22 days ago)
+Animus Miles-Militis - He made both investors and employees rich. The guys who built are probably doing other projects and moved on. And by the looks of it, the cottage is on small island. It would be hard to convince me, if I were them to make the effort to make it there. Unless, my motivation meant more PR for me as a builder.
Animus Miles-Militis (23 days ago)
+islandbee He made investors rich. Not employees. This guy should have had the workers speak in the video.
islandbee (23 days ago)
+Animus Miles-Militis - But, you just said "this dude did nothing other than sign a cheque book." He does mention the two guys who created the house in the video. I don't know how much credit you need to give anyone, when Steve Jobs made the other contributors to Apple rich from his ideas.
Animus Miles-Militis (23 days ago)
+islandbee That was not the problem. The problem was he never credited any of the people that actually made it happen.
Nonsolovita (1 month ago)
My dream spot for an house,for sure
whoopz Views (1 month ago)
Damn. I'll stop by when I go to Victoria soon. Hahahaha. So excited to spot this.
Rosie Hillier (1 month ago)
It’s beautiful - I would feel the urge to always watch Disney and dress up everyday
Mary Lee (1 month ago)
I'd love to live there.
Kayla Schulz (1 month ago)
It's kind of cute
Lady Di (1 month ago)
What beautiful home sweet home! Stunning views to wake up to daily! Love it!!
orel faiman (1 month ago)
Would love a vacation there...
Leoa Ney (1 month ago)
The sound of video is like ma phonering
Luke Faulkner (1 month ago)
I love quirky houses like this.
madaraszi (1 month ago)
It's just too artificially cute to me. I know a lot of old peasant house in Europe and their magic comes from the simplicity of the people that build them. But here we see someone who builds e.g. an asymmettrical roof - not because he has no tools to build a correct one but because he wants to be cute - and this is just infantile to me.
Highbaby9 (1 month ago)
I think if he had closed in the upstairs floor instead of having it be able to see downstairs he could have had plenty of storage space. You can get a convection oven and you can cook. Other than that it’s cute but not for the price. Tiny living is to help keep your budget down with that price I could have a three bedroom three bath townhouse. Oh..like I do now for under $150,000
Wanda Willow Orourke (1 month ago)
Simply Beautiful
Stephanie Aquino (1 month ago)
This is by far my favorite among tiny houses ❤️
Austin Klein (1 month ago)
I Love that house. It's So Beautiful. If I lived in a house like that I'd be HAPPY Everyday.
Michelle Khan (1 month ago)
Omg it's so beautiful & magical 💖💖💖
Lioness006 (1 month ago)
Very cute cottage on a lovely spot. British Columbia is beautiful. Great view!
allkindsofgroove (1 month ago)
This house isn't even that small when you look on the inside. xD I know apartments that are even smaller.
Swen Dalagan (1 month ago)
This house is enough to live through the years, the feels is over whelming to have a dream house.
Meowy Potter (1 month ago)
I wonder how many times he cracked his head on the low doorframes.
sukhjeet kahlon (1 month ago)
👌👌👌👍👍👍👌👌
C Connelly (1 month ago)
Totally awesome! Love it.
Staci Anne G. (1 month ago)
Would look even better with a wildflower garden!
Roland Pierce (1 month ago)
Wow, you look like a beautiful hubrid.
horses4555 (1 month ago)
The color choices inside are so bland and ugly.
LEAH GIBBS (1 month ago)
I COULD LIVE THERE 4EVER!!!
Tiffany Hughes (1 month ago)
Absolutely breathtaking!!!
Vitra Mahabir (1 month ago)
Omg its near the water..thats my spot..need to speak with him..😊
Just a Random Guy (1 month ago)
is it just me or that old guy just switch glasses ??
S. D. (1 month ago)
Transition lenses have been around for 50 years or so!
Nautilus1972 (1 month ago)
175K?? Wow.
Al Carre (1 month ago)
$175,000 is a phenomenal price for such a labor intensive design. Lovely. I am envious.
topazsomnium (1 month ago)
Is that The Hobbit’s home? 😍
Kaiser Suzy (1 month ago)
Oh I wanted big comfy chairs around the fireplace. With cozy blankets and hot cocoa. And big old books. And plush rugs. And a kettle with a hearty corn stew. Come on dude.
axiomist (20 days ago)
He does have a wife, but hes a boring money type.
Marianne Mhasvi (1 month ago)
that would be nice, if he had a wife to share it with..🌹🕯🖤 edit: tea and surtido cookies..
My goodness! What a marvelous house! 🏠🏠🏠
Shaun Brehm (1 month ago)
That was a work of art. I like it.
Medena Vita (1 month ago)
stunning
??? (1 month ago)
If you love this you should go to the efteling
Ve Boe (1 month ago)
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
Debbie Potter (1 month ago)
Adorable. And not as much money as I would have thought
Joyce Taylor (1 month ago)
I would say he got a real bargain at only $175,000
dian mora (1 month ago)
Esta hermosa es como las casas de cuentos d hadas.
caezar joseff jacob (1 month ago)
He sounds like bruce willis
Leeana Lee (1 month ago)
Look at the roof! It remaind me of snow white story haha
katy 89 (1 month ago)
That is sooooo cute😍
Amy Zirkle (1 month ago)
Found a Youtube channel Bhavna's kitchen, "How to Make Your Very Own Cooker Oven for Baking Almost Everything." Hope that helps if you decide you want to bake something. ( Nurse Amy )
Norma Castillo (1 month ago)
This is my DREAM HOUSE with MY 🐕🐈🦜
Ayesha Saddiqua (1 month ago)
He sounds like he’s regretting it...
Joey (1 month ago)
Ok i am asian ,but do people really wear their shoes into people's house?? Like what..?
axiomist (20 days ago)
The only place I take off my shoes is at home and thats only for comfort. Anybody else who comes wears shoes.
Bettie OWL (21 days ago)
I live in Canada and yes, we do remove our shoes before entering a home. I think maybe for the cameras, he did not remove his shoes?
cjpeery (29 days ago)
We take ours off, after we enter our home, at the door. Don't want dirt/mud or bugs tracked in. And I work with food so I have food in my treds. Shoes off at the door = less cleaning.
Alla (1 month ago)
They really do. And most people are afraid to put down their shoes because their feet and socks smell. It took me 10 years to live in Ireland to understand why. Its because its freezing and cold floors as no proper heating systems.
Yvet Jo (1 month ago)
Yes, I do unless I'm asked to take my shoes off. However, during this video, I did wonder about that guy's dirty shoes on those beautifully carved stairs.
joanne olsen (1 month ago)
Not for the clostetphobic
Ben Dawson (1 month ago)
That cabin is beautiful and as usual Bryce did a great job keeping the interview lively and asking the right questions, letting the owner add important details that add to the character of the build. Great job filming as well :) Thanks for showing such an interesting home!
Nanna Asynjorna (1 month ago)
You can find one in Romania aswell! But it's way bigger and it has a stone tower aswell. Right in the heart of Carpathian mountains, in the very beautiful Transylvania. Fairy valley! ❤
Peya Luna (1 month ago)
as charming as it looks, its totally impractical. aside from in the kitchen, there´s zero storage. this was clearly meant to be for short-term stays. a whimsical weekend getaway for the guy who has everything....
WinterGirl (1 month ago)
I love idiosyncratic and asymmetrical houses, and this one fits the location perfectly (on the outside). I also understand putting in extra effort initially usually results in something longer lasting down the track... But I'm wondering how functional that wooden roof is. Wouldn't it be a lot of work to keep it from rotting?
It's Me! (1 month ago)
Never been so disappointed to see the inside of a fairy-tale cottage before.
axiomist (20 days ago)
Im with you 100 percent. Bilbo would never live there.
cadwyn (22 days ago)
I feel bad but I agree 😬
Sno Win (1 month ago)
I love this house! Whimsical on the outside but clean & modern in the inside! Great location near the water.
gzia wha laudato (1 month ago)
waw amazing nature living.. love it so much plus its so peaceful... 💖💖💖
Raiza B. (1 month ago)
I want one of these, LOL!
Ravi Ranjan (1 month ago)
Not enough to live , it's compact n packed bed ,no window nothing ,only good from outside but inside not at all
Priyanka Tomar (1 month ago)
Stunning
andrea eyzaguirre (1 month ago)
I just looove it! It looks like the fairy houses I sculp 🧚🏼‍♂️🧚🏼‍♀️💫
Kenyatta Mitchell (1 month ago)
Absolutely amazing, such a beautiful structure. This is super inspirational and I am head over heels in love with this beautiful home🤭🤭🤭
Richard Crow's (1 month ago)
I would love to do I photoshoot in front of the house 😍😍😍 so beautiful
Violeta Castro (1 month ago)
The house is beautiful. Good job!
Mariel Castro (1 month ago)
To be honest there's enough space outside to build something with more space inside. The upper is so tiny, however is cosy.
Kirsty Obeñita (1 month ago)
I can really live in this house forever ❤❤❤ why am I poor and cant afford this kind of house 😢😂
Lori Boufford (1 month ago)
There's a different YouTube on that question How we're taught to be poor.
sheryl loves to bake (1 month ago)
omg. this so perfect. wow wow wow.. this is heaven the view the cottage omg. i know i cant own this kind of property, i am so happy to see people happy living it. he has a very long life living such a heavenly place. wow wow wow. i am happy for him, from the buttom my heart...
Earth SpiderWeaver (1 month ago)
I love it! I’d live in that home for sure!!!!
rain74925 (1 month ago)
Of course I love the outside of it more than, much more, than the inside of it. There're so many wonderful ways he could have done with it and still be practical....
Vgffgf Vdghhft (1 month ago)
The most lovely tiny house I ever seen all the calm and tender inside this little house I wish that I have the same. This house like what we read in story's and legends.

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