Monday, June 1, 2015

1884 Cottage House Plans

Below is a picture of an 1884 basic cottage. The estimated cost of this build was $200.00.

This plan was designed for a simple cottage, with sufficient accommodations for beginners in housekeeping with limited means. It is arranged as the Wing of a larger house to be erected in the future, as indicated in the dotted sketch adjoining the ground-plan.

Here's a link to another blog post I did that has plans for another 1884 house. Heroes, Heroines & History


  1. It's odd the house has a dining room but no kitchen.

    1. I thought the same thing then I did some more research and discovered that the Pantry was also called a kitchen.