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Living in a Fairytale: The World's 25 Most Magical Storybook Cottage Homes

We have entered the age of fairytales in our real-world home; each night we delve into a new story rife with magical cottages and rambling country homes. Which led me to imagining life in a storybook cottage home of our own. These 25 fairytale inspired cottage houses are real-life homes from around the world. From tiny houses, to houses in trees, to stunning cottages houses on pristine lakes, to mystical stone dwellings, these 25 Storybook Cottage Homes are fairytales come true. Take a peek at the world’s 25 Most Magical Fairytale-inspired homes…


  • 15th Century Miller’s Cottage 1 of 26
    15th Century Miller's Cottage
  • Dusky Cottage 2 of 26
    Dusky Cottage
  • Treehouse Cottage 3 of 26
    Treehouse Cottage
    Via busyboo.
  • House on Lake Hayes 4 of 26
    House on Lake Hayes
  • Rumpelstiltskin’s House 5 of 26
    Rumpelstiltskin's House
    At the famous Efteling fairytale forest. Source: Nicky Hofland.
  • William H James House 6 of 26
    William H James House
    In Vancouver, BC. Via Bob_2006.
  • Winter Cottage 7 of 26
    Winter Cottage
    In the australian town of Haag, via Cilest.
  • Kabouterhuis 8 of 26
    Kabouterhuis
    Find seven gnomes hiding in the windows. Via Meteroie.
  • Fairytale House 9 of 26
    Fairytale House
    Simon Dale's home in Wales Via Frani.
  • Hansel and Gretel House 10 of 26
    Hansel and Gretel House
    At the Efteling, a fairy tale themepark in the Netherlands Source: Wikimedia.
  • Alice in Wonderland House 11 of 26
    Alice in Wonderland House
    This London home via theimpossiblegirl.
  • The Doll House 12 of 26
    The Doll House
    Another of Hugh Comstock's Carmel cottages. Linda Hartong Photography.
  • Guest Cottage 13 of 26
    Guest Cottage
    Order your own from Rustic Way.
  • The Tuck Box 14 of 26
    The Tuck Box
    Hugh Comstock's carmel cottages. Learn about it and see more lovely photos at Linda Hartong Photography.
  • World’s Most Magical Fairytale Homes 15 of 26
    World's Most Magical Fairytale Homes
    What would your fairytale home look like? Mine would be covered in mystical yellow peonies and the faucets would run champagne...
  • My Dream Home 16 of 26
    My Dream Home
  • Steampunk Home 17 of 26
    Steampunk Home
    Learn all about this victorian remodel at Steampunk Workshop.
  • Thatched Roof Cottage 18 of 26
    Thatched Roof Cottage
  • Nautilus House 19 of 26
    Nautilus House
    Mexico City, Architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Organica. Via: Trendir.
  • Gingerbread House 20 of 26
    Gingerbread House
    Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Scotland. Via Lbubica_R.
  • Pink Princess Cottage 21 of 26
    Pink Princess Cottage
    Via Zimbio.
  • Stone House 22 of 26
    Stone House
    Constructed between two giant stones on the Fafe mountains in Portugal. Via householdname.
  • Hello Kitty House 23 of 26
    Hello Kitty House
    This home in Taiwan is my daughter's idea of heaven. Via house design review.
  • Hugh Comstock Carmel Cottage 24 of 26
    Hugh Comstock Carmel Cottage
  • Tujunga Fantasy House 25 of 26
    Tujunga Fantasy House
  • Victorian Cottage Hideaway 26 of 26
    Victorian Cottage Hideaway
    Peek around inside this magical retreat here.
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