9 vintage cottage home plans from 1910

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Vintage cottage home plans from 1910

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These charming vintage cottage home plans from 1910 show some small house styles that were popular in America just after the turn of the century.
Old English cottage home (Plan 40)

Here is a pretty “Old English” cottage with partial basement for motor boat or other purposes.

The entry to kitchen serves as a desirable place for refrigerator or laundry trays as preferred. All rooms on first floor may be entered from a central hall, from which the stairs to second floor start.

The second floor can be finished as large playroom, billiard room or two bedrooms besides dormitory, if desired. The balcony on second floor can be used as sleeping logia.

Size of cottage 24 ft. by 30 ft., and can be built for between $1800 and $2200, depending on material used and character of finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 40

Vintage 1910 cottage home plan - Number 40

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 40 Floor 2


Roomy stucco cottage house (Plan 53)

This little stucco cottage is both attractive and roomy. In addition to living room, dining room and kitchen there are four bedrooms and two baths, or one bath and a child’s room or den.

There is also a full basement with grade entrance under the entire building, flue for heating plant, laundry and shower-bath with dressing closet.

Note the double stairs from hall and kitchen, the large open fireplace and the rear porch, which can be sashed in as a conservatory or sun parlor, separated from dining room by French casement door.

The size of this cottage is 21 ft. 6 in. by 11 ft. 6 in., and can be built for between $2000 and $2400, depending on material used and character of finish.

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Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 53

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans for house 53 (2)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans for house 53 (1)


Cozy bungalow home (Floor plan 57)

This cozy little bungalow combines neatness, convenience and comfort, and at very moderate cost. The rooms are well arranged, the bedrooms and bath being separated from living quarters, thus securing both privacy and communication.

The open stairs from the dining room lead to large airy dormitory with four windows — room for at least four beds or a number of cots.

First class plumbing throughout, including cabinet range. Both front and rear porches can be sashed in, if desired; also an open fireplace added at little cost.

Size 20 ft. by 30 ft., and can be built for between $1300 and $1600, depending on material used and character of finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 57

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 57 (2)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 57 (1)

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Oregon design bungalow (Plan 750)

Here is a pretty little bungalow, known as the Oregon design, and when built of wide undressed siding or Washington cedar shingles, stained a rich brown and white trimming, makes a very attractive appearance.

The floor plans are excellent and roomy — two good size bedrooms being on second floor; also a storeroom. The living room is spacious and has a rustic fireplace. The bedrooms communication with the bathroom, toilet, as preferred.

The size is 22 ft. by 40 ft., and can be built for between $1900 and $2250, depending on material used and character of finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 750

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 750 (1)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 750 (2)


Two-story 1910s home design (Plan 797)

This is a neat two-story dwelling. No unnecessary exterior ornamentation, but plain and symmetrical outside; plenty of room inside.

Note the large living room, with open fireplace; also the private sitting room, which can be used as a study, den or bedroom, if desired; the servants’ room communicating with kitchen; the refrigerator closet and outside toilet.

On the second floor are four bedrooms and bath, the front chamber having open fireplace and landscape window. Basement under rear of house. Wide porch front and rear.

Size of Building 20 ft. by 35 ft. and can be built for between $2100 and $2350, depending on material used and character of finish.

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Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 797

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 797 (2)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 797 (1)


Vintage Swiss chalet home design (Plan 928)

Here is a very popular design, known as a Swiss Chalet, which has been used several times, modified slightly to suit the taste of the owner.

The first floor with the very large living room, with central fireplace, window seat, open stair, colonnade and landscape window; the dining room with landscape window and seat, built-in buffet and china closet; the kitchen with excellent appointments and convenience to pantry, laundry, cellar and rear stair, all combine to make up an ideal layout.

The second floor with its four large bedrooms and bath, all reached from a small central hall, leaves nothing to be desired in a well-designed home.

The size is 26 ft. by 35 ft. and can be built for between $2600 and $2900, depending on material used and character of finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 928

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 928 (1)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 928 (2)


Old-fashioned stucco bungalow design (Plan 943)

This beautiful stucco bungalow is designed for a double front, or waterfront lot, having large veranda at each end.

The floor plans are similar to Plan 58, but instead of garage there is a basement for heating plant, laundry, shower bath, etc.; also large space for motorboat.

The second floor is divided into one nice bedroom and large billiard room, both of which are fully finished. The large living room contains large fireplace of special design and attractiveness, cozy corners, etc.

This handsome bungalow can be built for $2500 to $2800, depending on material used and character of finish.

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Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 943

1910 cottage home plan - Number 943


Idea seashore bungalow design (Plan 934)

Here is an ideal seashore home, built on the bungalow style, but elevated so as to give large room at grade for automobile, laundry, shower bath, dressing rooms, etc., on ground floor.

The first floor plan could hardly be improved on for convenience and effectiveness. The living room, dining room and study have beamed ceilings, panelled sides, window and fire-place seats, colonnade with built-in bookcase and china closet — all in hardwood.

The living room and study is separated by rolling doors, so that latter can be used as bedroom, if desired.

The breakfast room, pantry and refrigerator closet opening onto side porch are excellent features. The second floor is large and airy, and contains two bedrooms, a large billiard room and a storeroom. Note the spacious veranda.

The size of this bungalow is 29 ft. 6 in. by 46 ft. 6 in., and can be built for between $4800 and $5500, depending on material used and character of finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 934

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 934 (2)

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 934 (1)


Small bungalow with front porch (Plan 973)

Here is a very pretty bungalow, with many good features. The large living room, with fireplace and large bay window with window seats, open stair and colonnade, separating it from dining room, are all attractive.

The bedrooms have private communication with bathroom, which also has direct connection with kitchen.

The special closet for the refrigerator is also desirable. The second story is unfinished, except laying of floor, so as to be used as a dormitory, but can be finished into two nice bedrooms for one hundred dollars, if desired.

The large circular porch is both pleasant and attractive. Size of building 25 ft. by 42 ft. and can be built for between $2200 and $2450, depending on material and finish.

Vintage 1910 cottage home plans - Number 973

Vintage 1910 cottage home plan - Number 973

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