Peek inside this tiny cottage: you'll love the rustic hardwood floors

This cute cottage in Madison, Connecticut is only 400 square feet, with one bedroom and one bathroom. The remodeled home was originally built in 1943 but now includes all the luxuries of modern living.
The classic exterior features shaker shingle siding and a welcoming stone porch. The royal blue door provides a playful pop of color. Inside, you'll find a cheerful home with bright windows and tall ceilings. Take a look around in the full photo tour below!
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Enter into the kitchen and living room area. The light beige walls and white trim provide a blank canvas for happy orange accents. Orange is an energetic color that creates an uplifting atmosphere.
The vaulted ceiling and exposed beams create the feeling of spaciousness. The kitchen features white appliances that blend in seamlessly with the white cabinetry.
The quaint living room area has a wood-burning stove and two matching bookcases for storage and display. Comfortable armchairs can be moved easily for different seating arrangements.
This view of the home shows the short hallway that leads to the bedroom, bathroom and back door. Hardwood floors throughout add a luxurious element.
The bedroom is small yet cozy with a queen size bed and unique headboard. The window provides natural light and views of the surrounding natural beauty.
Classic polished nickel fixtures were chosen for the bathroom. A small sink vanity saves space, while the crisp white walls help the room feel bigger.
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