By-the-Way Cottage is the name of this English country-style home in Carmel-by-the-Sea. It was built in the 1920s by M.J. Murphy, whose houses are still in demand. I especially love the kitchen on the other side of this Dutch door, so come on in and take a look around…
By-the-Way Cottage in Carmel
This is one of the larger cottages in Carmel with over 3,000 square feet.
How fun would it be to decorate this house?
An upstairs bedroom has a wood-burning stove:
The cottage has 3 bedrooms and 5 baths.
There’s a large butler’s pantry between the living area and the kitchen:
I’m loving the lighted glass-front cabinets and wood countertops…
But I really flipped over the kitchen:
There’s something about a fireplace in a kitchen that makes it so cozy…
That La Cornue stove is serious. It means business.
I also like the old table in the center of the room, the vaulted ceilings, the wing-back chairs…
The Dutch door leads to the brick patio outside:
There’s an adorable little playhouse in the back:
It’s a charmer, isn’t it? It was on the market in 2012 for $3.89 million. Visit Tales from Carmel for more cottage photos, information, and even floor plans.