The Fairytale Cottages of Carmel

"May I a small house and large garden have,

And a few friends, and many Books, both true,

Both wise, and Both delightful too."


Abraham Cowler 1618-1667

English Poet


Linda Hartong Photography. ©All Rights Reserved. 2007 Do not use, copy or edit any of my photographs without written permission.


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  • Ian G7KXV 8y

    Wonderful Capture.

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  • ichie 8y

    Wonderful house and garden!
  • RedHeadMamma 8y

    Looks like it's right out of a fairy tale!!!! So beautiful! What a wonderful place!
  • Dal Hatton 8y

    Beautiful & Idyllic ..... wanna live there !!
  • ccccssss 8y

    perfect ,like a paradise
  • Donna Sullivan Thomson 8y

    Absolutely my dream home!!! This is AWESOME!!!!! I'm going to send you a flickr mail about this one!

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  • Suzanne Smith 8y

    It's wonderful, but somehow it's not where I expected "Casanova" to live!!;-))
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  • isisjem22 8y

    This is (and you other photos) are incredible. It's hard to imagine that places like this exist outside of a fairytale picture book
  • Madge 8y

    I have always wanted to see these beautiful cottages. (Translation - live in one)
  • Tracy Edgar 8y

    this is so so gorgeous - and the poem is a perfect fit! another reason why I want to the US for a visit... so many wonderful places to see!
  • George 8y

    Great shot.
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  • Sina Wolf 7y

    Lovely shot!
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    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called "Photographer's Gone Wild" Post 1 Award 5, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • julialbailey 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Cottage in the woods, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called My Photographic Memory---****NEW CONTEST****, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fine Design, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • sesibone 4y

    What a lovely place and beautiful quote to go with this. Thank you for sharing linda yvonne.
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Taken on April 14, 2007
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