We searched high and low to find Blog Cabin 2011. Along the way, we discovered a few diamonds in the rough. Although these cottages ultimately didn’t make the cut, each home earned points for charm, views or size/location of the lot.
Pros: What’s not to love? This adorable cottage, located in Virginia, oozes charm. Cons: The property requires only minimal upgrades; proximity to neighbors is another minus.
Pros: This Virginia home boasts an amazing property and stellar views. Cons: An outdated gambrel roof detracts from the home’s charm.
Pros: This two-story Colonial, located in Maryland, boasts historic charm and features outbuildings located in the backyard. Cons: The property is too small; the commute to the nearest town is too long.
Pros: This hunting and fishing cabin, located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, offers breathtaking views of the Chesapeake Bay. Cons: The home is situated too close to a major road and lacks landscaping potential.
Pros: This bay-front property in Maryland is all about location. Cons: Lack of privacy and a small footprint leave alot to be desired.
Pro: The beautiful backyard of this charming Virginia cottage says it all. Cons: Privacy issues trump the amazing view.
Pros: This Maryland home features a private dock just a short stroll from the front yard. Cons: A home across the street from the bay does not equal bay front.
Pros: This Maryland home is located near the Chesapeake Bay. Cons: The property is located too close to a major road and bridge.
Pros: This beach cottage situated on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia boasts breathtaking views. Cons: The cottage is in a sad state of disrepair; a complete demo is in order.
Pros: This home, located on a bluff overlooking Virginia’s York River, is nestled on a picture-perfect lot. Cons: Accessibility issues make for a difficult remodel.
Pros: This Virginia home offers great renovation potential. Cons: The home is too similar in style to Blog Cabin 2010.
Pros: This home boasts a remote location on Gwynn’s Island, an island located in the Chesapeake Bay on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. Cons: The home fell under contract.
Pros: This cottage, located on a tributary that feeds into the Chesapeake Bay, features a wooded lot. Cons: The home is too small.
Pros: This cozy cottage has charm and character in spades. Cons: Size and the neighborhood are less than appealing.