When the kids have flown the nest and less space is needed, many baby boomers take to right-sizing, which is to say having a house to suit their actual needs. This simple one-bedroom has a very efficient footprint and the fairytale charm of flower boxes on the windows, garden door to the side and vaulted ceiling in the activities area. A comfortable bathroom includes a laundry cabinet. There is even a 5’4” x 8’8” storage room off the front entry. This efficient cottage is economical to build and maintain and still provides full independence and private spaces.