The dark exterior of the cottage allows it to blend in effortlessly with the landscape outside as dusk sets in everyday while the spacious deck area and the large living space with glass walls visually connect the interior with the outdoors. Panoramic views of the serene lake outside and the lush green natural canopy turn this retreat into a nature-lover’s delight…
While most modern homeowners tend to prefer a more gallery-style display for their curated art collection this is the case of using artwork to set the mood for a cheerful and eclectic home where every little detail surprises and enthralls you.
Thanks to smart design and proper planning the entire shell of the cottage was put together in a mere two days and the interior was left largely unembellished to bring out the elegance of raw wooden surfaces. There is an innate minimal yet rustic appeal about the design which includes the clever addition of modern comforts.
Many of us opt for a neural color palette in the living room or family area and decorate the bedroom and bathroom in more extravagant shades. Even in a neutral living room bright accents and lively decor have become all too common in recent times.
Spanish cedar and brick give the home a warm traditional ambiance while the decor is kept minimal and unassuming. Wood is the major component that shapes the ceiling in each room the modern kitchen and the lovely wardrobes while the neutral color palette stays away from gaudy colors.
Leading the way from the master bedroom to the private study above is a custom spiral staircase that almost seems like a giant cage with steps concealed within! The kids’ bedrooms also delights with splashes of pink in the girl’s room and a more teenage-centric design in the boy’s bedroom. A captivating escape that moves away from the mundane!
A lap pool with generous deck space and a social zone making up the courtyard are connected with the living area kitchen and dining space on the lower level through large sliding glass doors. The generous deck is also accessible from the master bedroom on the top floor as a cantilevered walnut timber staircase connects both levels.