This is one of those typical Houses with a thatched roof you can find often near the Baltic Sea but also near the North Sea in North Germany. But thatched roofs are indeed know and created in other Countrys as well. Thatched roofs have a long History. There is an interesting Article about Thatching on Wikipedia if you want to find out more about Thatching.
We made this Photo on our spontaneous Trip to Baltic Sea.