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A Filipino-Style Cottage in San Pablo, Laguna

Vinya Alcantara, the mother of Casa San Pablo proprietor Boots Alcantara, welcomes us into her two-storey house

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Original Article: Coni Tejada Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Gwyn Guanzon

In 1986, homeowner Vinya Alcantara moved into this beautiful country cottage with a pitched roof, brick walls, and crawling vines. Found on a six-hectare land that used to be a coconut tree plantation, this two-storey home is filled with precious antique furniture and other wooden pieces

For a relaxed and comfortable feel, the traditional Filipino items are paired with bright colors, rustic decor, and flourishing plants.

Read the original article ("Bahay ni Lola") in the August 2009 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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