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35 Cottage Style House Landscaping Ideas (Photos)

Cottage home with front garden and footpath.

Bask in our gallery of Cottage-style landscaping ideas and see for yourself the complementary beauty that this type of landscaping can bring to a home. Take your time and stroll through these Cottage-style landscaping ideas and find inspiration to apply at least one of these to your own home.

Welcome to our collection of Cottage-style house landscaping ideas.  Check out various landscaping designs found in fabulous Cottage-style houses below.

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This is simple Cottage-style landscaping with a small plot of land planted with a vibrant green carpet of grass with a few small flowering plants peppered at the edge near the entryway of the home that has a bright blue wooden main door.
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This is simple Cottage-style landscaping with a small plot of land planted with a vibrant green carpet of grass with a few small flowering plants peppered at the edge near the entryway of the home that has a bright blue wooden main door.

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This is the cozy backyard of this home with a Cottage-style landscaping of well-manicured carpet of grass matching well with the the green hedge wall behind the comfortable and cozy outdoor sitting area that has a set of outdoor woven chairs.
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This is the cozy backyard of this home with a Cottage-style landscaping of well-manicured carpet of grass matching well with the the green hedge wall behind the comfortable and cozy outdoor sitting area that has a set of outdoor woven chairs.

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This is the front view of this home that is surrounded by a lovely and charming red brick walkway and driveway at the side. This vibrant tone goes well with the gray hue of the home exterior that is decorated with some hanging plants and a pair of potted plants.
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This is the front view of this home that is surrounded by a lovely and charming red brick walkway and driveway at the side. This vibrant tone goes well with the gray hue of the home exterior that is decorated with some hanging plants and a pair of potted plants.

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This is the backyard with a Cottage-style landscaping of beautiful well-maintained carpet of grass bordered with hedges and a low white picket fence. There is a sitting area and an outdoor dining area on the red brick part of the backyard.
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This is the backyard with a Cottage-style landscaping of beautiful well-maintained carpet of grass bordered with hedges and a low white picket fence. There is a sitting area and an outdoor dining area on the red brick part of the backyard.

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The large property of this home is enhanced by the Cottage-style landscaping. There is a low gate at the entrance that opens to red brick walkways that surround the large lawn of grass big enough for any home celebration.
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The large property of this home is enhanced by the Cottage-style landscaping. There is a low gate at the entrance that opens to red brick walkways that surround the large lawn of grass big enough for any home celebration.

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This large backyard of this home is divided into three parts. The left part is a large lawn of grass. The middle is a mosaic brown stone walkway that leads to the pool at the right side with a small jacuzzi pool attached to it.
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This large backyard of this home is divided into three parts. The left part is a large lawn of grass. The middle is a mosaic brown stone walkway that leads to the pool at the right side with a small jacuzzi pool attached to it.

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There is an outdoor fireplace near the edge of the pool where people can warm themselves as they seat on the outdoor sofas. This area is decorated by various shrubs, tall trees and a potted plant.
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There is an outdoor fireplace near the edge of the pool where people can warm themselves as they seat on the outdoor sofas. This area is decorated by various shrubs, tall trees and a potted plant.

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This unique home has a Cottage-style landscaping that seem to incorporate itself with surrounding fauna filled with tall trees, moss and large rocks. There is a graveled walkway that leads to the main door where you can step on a large slab of rock.
Designed by: Jean Verville architecte

This unique home has a Cottage-style landscaping that seem to incorporate itself with surrounding fauna filled with tall trees, moss and large rocks. There is a graveled walkway that leads to the main door where you can step on a large slab of rock.

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This wooden home has a matching wooden walkway made from the same materials as the home exterior. This walkway traverses through a lush garden with hedges, shrubs and medium-sized trees that give an additional beauty to the charming home.
Designed by: Axis Mundi

This wooden home has a matching wooden walkway made from the same materials as the home exterior. This walkway traverses through a lush garden with hedges, shrubs and medium-sized trees that give an additional beauty to the charming home.

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There is an outdoor dining area and sitting area just outside the glass sliding doors of this home. It is on a wooden raised platform that leads to a wooden walkway down into the green lawn of grass that has shrubs on the side as well as wooden fences and a medium-sized tree.
Designed by: Axis Mundi

There is an outdoor dining area and sitting area just outside the glass sliding doors of this home. It is on a wooden raised platform that leads to a wooden walkway down into the green lawn of grass that has shrubs on the side as well as wooden fences and a medium-sized tree.

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There is almost no distinction where the Cottage-style landscaping starts from the natural surrounding mountainside nature surrounding this charming home that is full of large rocks, shrubs and an amazing view of the mountain to set a perfect background for the home.
Designed by: Kolman Boye Architects

There is almost no distinction where the Cottage-style landscaping starts from the natural surrounding mountainside nature surrounding this charming home that is full of large rocks, shrubs and an amazing view of the mountain to set a perfect background for the home.

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This modern home is surrounded by a thick forest of tall trees on one side and the lake on the other. The Cottage-style landscaping aims to bring these elements together with walkways made of gravel and stone slabs that bring the inhabitants of the home closer to nature.
Designed by: Kariouk Associates
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This modern home is surrounded by a thick forest of tall trees on one side and the lake on the other. The Cottage-style landscaping aims to bring these elements together with walkways made of gravel and stone slabs that bring the inhabitants of the home closer to nature.

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The Cottage-style landscaping of this home successfully incorporated the lovely home with the surrounding rocky mountainside filled with tall trees. There are diverging walkways that seem to blend in with the natural rocks and even form stairs at some parts.
Designed by: Boom Town

The Cottage-style landscaping of this home successfully incorporated the lovely home with the surrounding rocky mountainside filled with tall trees. There are diverging walkways that seem to blend in with the natural rocks and even form stairs at some parts.

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Right outside the walls of the gorgeous home is a mosaic formation of stone slabs and decorative rocks that seem to mimic the surrounding natural formations. There are also various shrubs and plants that bring a dash of color to the exterior walls.
Designed by: Boom Town

Right outside the walls of the gorgeous home is a mosaic formation of stone slabs and decorative rocks that seem to mimic the surrounding natural formations. There are also various shrubs and plants that bring a dash of color to the exterior walls.

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Just outside the open walls of the dining area and kitchen of this home is a small zen garden with stone slabs serving as a walkway above the man-made pond and in between the shrubs planted on its side.
Designed by: Base Achitecture

Just outside the open walls of the dining area and kitchen of this home is a small zen garden with stone slabs serving as a walkway above the man-made pond and in between the shrubs planted on its side.

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The simple yet lush Cottage-style landscaping here is a nice complement to the bright green tone of the home exterior. A vast well-manicured carpet of grass sets a nice foreground for the simple home complemented by thick forest of tall trees in the background.

The simple yet lush Cottage-style landscaping here is a nice complement to the bright green tone of the home exterior. A vast well-manicured carpet of grass sets a nice foreground for the simple home complemented by a thick forest of tall trees in the background.

The red brick house is perfectly complemented by the Cottage-style landscaping with colorful shrubs that are well-maintained, a tall tree on the left side and a carpet of grass traversed by the concrete walkway leading to the arched main doorway.

The red brick house is perfectly complemented by the Cottage-style landscaping with colorful shrubs that are well-maintained, a tall tree on the left side and a carpet of grass traversed by the concrete walkway leading to the arched main doorway.

This brilliant white home is paired with this Cottage-style landscaping that looks quite natural. It has well-maintained carpets of grass and a single strip in the middle of the driveway. There are low shrubs by the side of the home that goes well with the white picket fence.

This brilliant white home is paired with this Cottage-style landscaping that looks quite natural. It has well-maintained carpets of grass and a single strip in the middle of the driveway. There are low shrubs by the side of the home that goes well with the white picket fence.

This beautiful front lawn has a low white picket fence in front that serves more for aesthetics rather than safety. It goes quite well with the home exterior and the tall trees surrounded by carpets of well-manicured grass lined with shrubs.

This beautiful front lawn has a low white picket fence in front that serves more for aesthetics rather than safety. It goes quite well with the home exterior and the tall trees surrounded by carpets of well-manicured grass lined with shrubs.

This Cottage-style landscaping is filled with colorful flowers and shrubs giving it a vibrancy that goes well with the deep green carpet of grass, tall trees and creeping plants that provide a lively aura to the brown bricks of the home exterior.

This Cottage-style landscaping is filled with colorful flowers and shrubs giving it a vibrancy that goes well with the deep green carpets of grass, tall trees and creeping plants that provide a lively aura to the brown bricks of the home exterior.

This gorgeous home has a moss green tone to its roof that pairs quite well with the carpet of well-manicured grass of the front lawn. This has various shrubberies that line the side of the home flanking the small stairs to the front porch decorated with hanging flower pots.

This gorgeous home has a moss green tone to its roof that pairs quite well with the carpet of well-manicured grass of the front lawn. This has various shrubberies that line the side of the home flanking the small stairs to the front porch decorated with hanging flower pots.

The Cottage-style landscaping of this charming home has manicured shrubs to shape as spheres and cones that bring a charming quality to the rough exterior stone walls of the home. There are also flowering plants on the side for a dash of color.

The Cottage-style landscaping of this charming home has manicured shrubs to shape as spheres and cones that bring a charming quality to the rough exterior stone walls of the home. There are also flowering plants on the side for a dash of color.

The light tones of this lovely home matches well with the white wooden fence surrounding the front lawn. This lawn has a wide carpet of grass that is perfect for those home parties and gatherings complemented with a few shrubs that give a color contrast to the white exterior walls.

The light tones of this lovely home match well with the white wooden fence surrounding the front lawn. This lawn has a wide carpet of grass that is perfect for those home parties and gatherings complemented with a few shrubs that give a color contrast to the white exterior walls.

The walkway leading to this gorgeous home is made of concrete slabs that are embedded into the soil. This walkway is complemented by two flanking fields of flowering shrubbery filled with pink tones that make it seem like the front lawn is filled with tiny pink birds.

The walkway leading to this gorgeous home is made of concrete slabs that are embedded into the soil. This walkway is complemented by two flanking fields of flowering shrubbery filled with pink tones that make it seem like the front lawn is filled with tiny pink birds.

This home might have a small plot of land before the sidewalk but it makes up for it with a beautiful Cottage-style landscaping that is filled with flowering shrubs and a couple of medium-sized trees flanking the main entryway into the small front porch.

This home might have a small plot of land before the sidewalk but it makes up for it with beautiful Cottage-style landscaping that is filled with flowering shrubs and a couple of medium-sized trees flanking the main entryway into the small front porch.

The home exterior has a pale hue with light gray at the base that is complemented by the various shrubbery in autumn colors. They are flanking the small light gray staircase leading to the white main door with a wall-mounted lamp beside it.

The home exterior has a pale hue with light gray at the base that is complemented by the various shrubbery in autumn colors. They are flanking the small light gray staircase leading to the white main door with a wall-mounted lamp beside it.

The wide lawn of well-manicured grass is peppered with a few medium-sized pine trees along with a variety of colorful shrubs that line the sides of the home where there are four wooden lawn chairs for those who want to enjoy the gorgeous Cottage-style landscaping.

The wide lawn of well-manicured grass is peppered with a few medium-sized pine trees along with a variety of colorful shrubs that line the sides of the home where there are four wooden lawn chairs for those who want to enjoy the gorgeous Cottage-style landscaping.

There is a winding brick walkway leading to the main entryway of the house beside its small  front porch. This walkway is flanked by deep green lawns of grass while the entryway is flanked by different shrubs and medium-sized trees.

There is a winding brick walkway leading to the main entryway of the house besides its small front porch. This walkway is flanked by deep green lawns of grass while the entryway is flanked by different shrubs and medium-sized trees.

The inclined walkway leading to the home is made of mosaic gray stone slabs decorated with a number of small lamp posts, medium-sized trees, pines and decorative rocks that seem to enhance the natural landscape that surrounds the brilliant red home.

The inclined walkway leading to the home is made of mosaic gray stone slabs decorated with a number of small lamp posts, medium-sized trees, pines, and decorative rocks that seem to enhance the natural landscape that surrounds the brilliant red home.

There is beauty in the simplicity of this Cottage-style landscaping. It has a light gray concrete walkway leading to the front porch as well as the sides of the home. This is complemented by lawns of well-manicured grass as well as flowering plants and shrubs at the sides of the home bringing with it a red vibrancy.

There is beauty in the simplicity of this Cottage-style landscaping. It has a light gray concrete walkway leading to the front porch as well as the sides of the home. This is complemented by lawns of well-manicured grass as well as flowering plants and shrubs at the sides of the home bringing with it a red vibrancy.

The walkway and driveway leading to the house is made of textured mosaic gray stones perfectly matching with the gray exterior walls of the home that is lit with a warm glow from the yellow lights. There are also similar lights from small lamp posts lining the lawns of grass and shrubs.

The walkway and driveway leading to the house are made of textured mosaic gray stones perfectly matching with the gray exterior walls of the home that is lit with a warm glow from the yellow lights. There are also similar lights from small lamp posts lining the lawns of grass and shrubs.

The dark brown wooden exterior walls of the home is complemented by the warm yellow lights giving it an ethereal glow that cascades down onto the surrounding landscape filled with tiny yellow flowers, grass, shrubs and tall pine.

The dark brown wooden exterior walls of the home are complemented by the warm yellow lights giving it an ethereal glow that cascades down onto the surrounding landscape filled with tiny yellow flowers, grass, shrubs, and tall pine.

The beauty of this two-story home is further enhanced by the Cottage-style landscaping of bright pebbled grounds that is contrasted by the deep green shrubbery and the brilliant white flowering tree that sets a nice background for the outdoor dining area.

The beauty of this two-story home is further enhanced by the Cottage-style landscaping of bright pebbled grounds that is contrasted by the deep green shrubbery and the brilliant white flowering tree that sets a nice background for the outdoor dining area.

The tall flowering tree planted in front of the charming home is a nice complement to its gray and white exteriors. This is paired with other tall trees creating a lovely frame for the home together with the wide carpet of grass with a terracotta walkway.

The tall flowering tree planted in front of the charming home is a nice complement to its gray and white exteriors. This is paired with other tall trees creating a lovely frame for the home together with the wide carpet of grass with a terracotta walkway.

The charming and rustic home exterior is made of dark brown logs that give a nice contrast to the surrounding Cottage-style landscaping. This landscaping was made to incorporate itself with the surrounding nature filled with shrubs and tall trees traversing it with stone walkways.

The charming and rustic home exterior is made of dark brown logs that give a nice contrast to the surrounding Cottage-style landscaping. This landscaping was made to incorporate itself with the surrounding nature filled with shrubs and tall trees traversing it with stone walkways.

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