Stone Cottage

The Stone Cottage is a 2006 Country-French inspired home near Cumberland, Maryland, designed and built by Kelly L. Moran.

Built using white limestone, a traditional material commonly found in France and not native to the Eastern United States, a slate roof and post-and-beam construction gives this home the appearance of an old medieval structure when in fact it was completed in 2006. The exterior of the Stone Cottage uses a technique called "Slush & Brush" that was employed thousands of years ago, using a wood paddle instead of a trowel and not raking back the joints. The Stone Cottage is only 1,800 square feet (170 m2) and features an open plan Great Room where the kitchen, dining area and living room are located.

The open plan design allows for a family to experience 'connected space' instead of being in separate rooms in a much larger home.

Moran is an advocate of smaller "cozy house" design. Quoted in the Washington Post AT HOME Magazine, Moran talks of smaller homes being a current trend in the US residential building market.

The Stone Cottage has been featured in several magazines. It is a private residence.

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Nancy Cook - Career
... The three women, with FDR's encouragement, built Stone Cottage at Val-Kill, on the banks of the FallKill creek. 1936, when Val-Kill Industries dissolved, Eleanor moved out of the Stone Cottage she shared with Cook and Dickerman and had the factory building remodeled ... Dickerman and Cook continued to live in Stone Cottage until after Franklin D ...
Amaroo, Australian Capital Territory - History
... the historic remnants from Amaroo's colonial past is Crinigan’s stone cottage located in Wanderer Court Amaroo ... John and Maria (née Mansfield) Crinigan lived in a stone cottage at this site from about 1842 until 1863 ... They settled here in the stone cottage and in 1849 John was pardoned ...

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