traditional front porch

Photo: Scot Zimmerman

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Traditional Simplicity

Ties to a turn-of-the-century fisherman's lodge can be seen in this Whidbey Island cottage with its broad porches, hipped roof, and traditional island-green color.

The wooden clapboard home has a generous overhang to shade the upper windows midday, a deep covered porch furnished with two large picnic tables, and views to the beach and water. Two doors open to unite the interior with the porch for an easy flow.