10 Winter Exteriors from Our Snow-Filled Dreams

Photography by @growingupgowler via Instagram

Text by Bethany Adams

With winter’s beauty all around, it’s the perfect time to grab your favorite mug and a fuzzy throw and head fireside. To help you enjoy the magic of the season as much as possible—without ever leaving the warmth of your living room—we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite wintry exteriors. So, get cozy and check out these snow-covered dream homes!

A Cotswold Cottage

Photography by katyajackson.com

With its high angles and rustic stonework, this English cottage only needed a dusting of snow to make it the stuff of fairy tales.

Sunshine in the Snow

@zelenaandco via Instagram

This tiny cottage offers a touch of cheerful color in the middle of a chilly scene, and we think it’s just the thing to warm up a brisk winter day!

A Welcoming Sight

Photography by @bvintagestyle via Instagram

This 115-year-old home in Canada has the perfect snow-watching porch! And with all the white surrounding it, the warm wooden front door couldn’t be more welcoming!

Snow on the Farm

Photography by @growingupgowler via Instagram

This sprawling farmhouse lit from within conjures dreams of cups of hot cocoa enjoyed by the fire.

A Winter Getaway

Photography by @mucahitmuglu via Instagram

Is there any better place to hide away during the winter than a mountain cabin? Dripping with icicles and warmed by a glow from within, this one has us longing for a week wrapped in flannel, enjoying the view from the window!

Taking in the View

Photography by @bethkellmer via Instagram

When you’re surrounded by a view this beautiful, it only makes sense to have as many windows as possible! This secluded cabin makes the most of the neighborhood in an eye-catching way.

Feeling Blue

Photography by @loithai via Instagram

When skies are gray and the landscape is white, a splash of color is just the thing to warm up any cottage’s exterior! Framed with rough-cut stone and exposed brick, this blue beauty is all charm.

Winter Grays

Photography by @finding_lovely via Instagram

There’s nothing more classically charming than a gray house nestled in the snow. And with the architectural detailing on this beauty, we can’t imagine a more postcard-ready home!

Home Sweet Home

Photography by @littlefarmstead via Instagram

At the end of a long winter day, this is exactly the sight we’d want to come home to! And with a walkway that attractive, we imagine these homeowners get lots of visits from neighbors.

An English Beauty

Photography by @postcardsbyhannah via Instagram

Even on the dreariest of days, stumbling across this delightful stone cottage would be sure to elicit those warm, fuzzy feelings!

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