The itty-bitty one-bedroom, one-bath cottage at 7 Howard Hill Street in Foster, RI, is simply 575 sq. ft. Nevertheless it might be the right little getaway.
Listed in late Might for $459,000, the small area that’s massive on fashion rapidly caught a purchaser’s eye and is at the moment listed in contingent sale standing.
Described as the right place to jot down a novel (or get misplaced in a single), this lovable, wood-shingled abode was really designed with creativity in thoughts.
“The cottage was commissioned by the present proprietor, an artist who lives within the metropolis and missed the expertise of gardening and being in nature,” says itemizing agent Robert Rutley. “It was a rustic escape, the place she created some exceptionally curated gardens.”
The within of the petite property, in-built 2013, can also be a murals. It has a clear, modern design that’s the signature aesthetic of its architect, Jack Ryan.
“The inspiration for the house was half cave, half greenhouse,” says Rutley. “It accomplishes that by making a quiet area, an alcove in nature, whereas additionally bringing in mild and embracing the woods through which it’s positioned.”
The seven-acre getaway is simply minutes from mountain climbing trails within the Audubon Woodland and 35 minutes from downtown Windfall.
The subsequent proprietor may stay quietly, host occasions, or maybe supply up the area as a short-term trip rental, the itemizing suggests.
Thought of a inexperienced design, the house comes with quite a few energy-efficient options, together with radiant-floor heating; ductless air; and eco-friendly cedar, oak, and soapstone finishes.
“Nice care and intent produced a extremely environment friendly, environmentally cohesive residence,” says Rutley. “This property is in one of the rural elements of the state—you may hear the birds, see the celebrities.”