Sheri and Gerry Weber turned a dark and dinky 500-square-foot cabin into an airy retreat, without expanding the New Hampshire home’s footprint.
By Sharlene Breakey, Country Living
Little House on the lake…
When Sheri and Gerry Weber went in search of a place to put their boats, the two already owned an 1835 Cape-style house in the New Hampshire community of Elkins. The only problem? Their lake getaway sat a full quarter mile from Pleasant Lake. The Webers – including daughters Lucie, Janie, Ali, Jennifer, and Michelle – had to haul their kayaks and canoes ever time they decided to go out on the water.
The family had no intension of buying another house until the lucked into a deal too good to pass up: a 500-square-foot cabin right on the water – one of a group of 1920s vacation rentals being sold off.
Convenient though the location was, the home did have its drawbacks. Many decorating ideas were needed for the dark, dated paneling. Low Ceilings. Teeny-tiny rooms. And virtually no view of the lake…
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