Living Large in Small Spaces: Petite Pied-à-Terre in Provincetown, Mass.

At just 418 square feet, this historic beachfront home may be small, but it offers loads of charm and expansive views of Cape Cod Bay. 

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Robert Paul Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Small Beach House Exterior and Driveway

Cozy meets so cute with this beachfront cottage in Provincetown, Mass., that was once a boathouse! It's tiny, but packed with charm: one bedroom, one bathroom, amazing views and a terrace just steps away from the water.

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Side Yard and Gravel Path

Along the side of the house, a gravel path leads through hydrangea bushes to the side door and the back patio. Dark blue trim is a crisp, handsome contrast with the gray shingle siding.

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Brick Patio and Exterior

Can you picture the barbecues possible on this picturesque terrace? A little gate opens directly out onto the beach and wow views of Cape Cod Bay.

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Brick Patio With Lounge Chairs and Bay View

While away an afternoon—or 20—with Cape Cod Bay lapping at your feet and the endless sky overhead. The patio is totally private with easy beach and ocean access.

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Sliding Door Out to Brick Patio

Sliding glass doors open up the entire back wall to the beachfront brick patio, considerably extending the living and entertaining space.

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White Cottage Small Living Room With Glass Doors

Curl up with a book or a movie to the peaceful backdrop of crashing waves. The expanse of ocean and easy access to the patio lets the wee living room feel expansive instead of cramped.

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Kitchen and Living Room With High Ceiling

To maximize square footage, the main living area has an open concept layout with the living room and kitchen connected. High ceilings help make the space feel bigger; sliding glass doors fill it with natural light.

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Small White Cottage Living Room With Wood Floor

All white keeps the tiny interior feeling fresh and open while pops of green and dark brown add visual interest. The honey-colored wide-plank wood floors are a beautiful natural touch underfoot.

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White Galley Kitchen With Beadboard

A long galley kitchen leads back to the one bedroom and bathroom. It's not big, but covers the basics well with a big prep sink, stove, oven, embedded microwave, even a dishwasher.

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White Small Bedroom With Pink Bed

In the little bedroom, crisp white walls give lots of room to play with colorful artwork and fun patterned bed linen. A tv mounted in an upper corner even makes movie nights possible.

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White Small Bathroom With Beadboard

Beadboard around the lower half of the bathroom turns what could be an ordinary space into one with sweet personality. Colorful artwork on the wall and curtains at the window completes the scene.

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