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  - Cottages Under 2,000 sf
  - Cottages Over 2,000 sf
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    - Selecting a Cottage
    - The Approval Process
    - Cottage Living Tips

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  Coastal Designs
  P.O. Box 379
  Wrightsville Bch, NC 28480


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Planning Tips
Designing & Building your Vacation Cottage

Before you select a cottage design, consider the following tips in helping you with your choices. Any good design should be based on a collection of decisions, ideas, wishes and a great deal many tradeoffs that have to be considered and weighed in order fit your family to your budget. Any successful design is one that keeps on giving your family the best vacation it can have... for a lifetime.

1.  The Building Site
2.  Selecting a Cottage Plan
3.  The Approval Process
4.  Cottage Living Tips

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What's New
More cottage designs are available in our brochures than on this website.

Yes, we do custom designs!

All plans now available as optional AutoCAD files, see our new price list for details.