A Beach Bungalow on Long Island

Tour this cute beach bungalow and learn the difference between a bungalow and a cottage.

beach bungalowThis charming beach bungalow sits on Long Island, and since I am a small house person, I wanted to find out the difference between a bungalow and a Cottage. I haven't really given it much thought until now.

beach bungalow decorIn a beach bungalow you're allowed to paint the wood floors!

beach bungalowHere's what I found out: A bungalow is sort of a cottage, but a small single story one, originally designed to provide housing for the working class.

beach bungalow interiorsThe name originates from British colonial rule in India during which time this style was popularised.

simple bungalow decorToday I suppose many beach bungalows are used as second homes, as summer getaways with interiors that reflect leisure and a slower pace of life where things are kept simple.

firepit by the beachTo learn more about this beach bungalow, head over to Martha Stewart.