If you’re in a part of the world where the cold of winter has set in, you might be longing for a tropical island paradise. This appealing beach cottage is located on Utila, an island in the western Caribbean 30 miles off the coast of Honduras. It sits within 150′ of a sandy shoreline, surrounded by coconut palms, almond and banana trees.
The cottage has 442 ft2 (41 m2) of interior living space, plus a small laundry room at ground level. There is also a large screened-in veranda on the beach side of the cottage, with access from both the living room and the bedroom. The interior looks a bit cramped to us, and we would have omitted the walls from around the kitchen, seen below.
Of course even the Caribbean does get its own brand of bad weather from time to time, hence the need to elevate the cottage on 8′ concrete piers for protection from hurricane surges.
This small beach house is currently for sale through The Utila Real Estate Company.
Photographs courtesy of The Utila Real Estate Company.
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