Cottage Names: Ideas

Names for a Beach House, Woods Cabin, Lake Cottage or Other Vacation Home

You want the perfect name for your vacation home. It isn’t easy to find just the right phrase for a cottage or cabin that expresses your creativity and suits your family, their interests and activities.

In addition, most people want the vacation home name to reflect the surroundings. Are there woods, a lake, the beach, mountains, a river or other natural attraction? Then you’ll want the name of your retreat to include that feature.

If you’re puzzling over what to name your special place, check out the resources I’ve gathered below. You’ll love the cottage name generator tool and the sample names I’ve gathered. In addition, I’ve found resources for getting that unique name put on a sign for your vacation home.

Combine Two Names to Make a Cottage NameExample of naming a house

To get MOSS CREEK (shown in the photo above), the homeowners combined two last names Martin-Ross to get MOSS. The property had a creek, so it became MOSS CREEK. This is my sister’s sign.

Their home happens to be a log cabin with a small pond and the creek with wood around that. When I visit family, I always look forward to a stop at Moss Creek.

The sign is carved from Kansas limestone. Doesn’t it look handsome!

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