Even the gable-fronted
wooden porch entrance is charming.
property has attractive views across a lake and woodland.
The top floor room also has a sweet gable-fronted
dormer window that is best appreciated from the outside.
style, known as burstabaer, emerged during the late 1700s and is the most common among those that remain today It's likely that Grossman would have shown this image as a lantern slide at a lecture entitled Across Iceland' that he gave at the Royal Geographical Society in 1894.
Instead of converting the gable-fronted
structure into flats, the builders now want to replace it with a modern apartment block, to stand in the centre of their new housing development, known as Grove Park.
four-bedroom detached Mardi Gras villa, which features a large kitchen with family room, plus separate dining room is one of the designer decorated homes on show.
These include the stylish gable-fronted
Mardi Gras showhouse with conservatory; the Tableau, which has an unusual U-shaped kitchen and family room, and the Pageant, with an extra- spacious living room, which runs the full depth of the house.