Taking what they term as a ‘deliberately incomplete’ approach to the overhaul the architects used sliding walls bi-fold doors decks and an exposed steel frame in the courtyard to shape an inside-out look. Audacious and intriguing the sure turns heads!
Not every cottage is tiny; this one has multiple chimneys indicating no fewer than 9 fireplaces—so you can enjoy a toasty fire almost anywhere. Other features like stone walls or in this case a bridge complement stone cottages and create harmony with the landscaping in some cases meaning that minimal attention needs to be paid to gardening.
Yet there is a wonderful twist in the tale as the architects added an oak-lined curvy structure that steals the show and gives the residence a touch of playful charm. It’s no wonder then that it is dubbed the
Despite featuring a trendy contemporary kitchen in white reclaimed wood from the old structure is used to shape both the kitchen island and sleek floating shelves giving the space an inimitable aura of its own!
Nothing matches the charm of a lovely natural landscape that surrounds the house and gives you a private getaway that is just a few steps away from the living room. Located in Ontario this beautiful home not only boasts a curated garden but also a tranquil natural pond that lets you unwind after a long hard day. Yet the home was largely closed to this ‘little paradise’ before the architects from AGATHOM revamped the floor plan and created a seamless interface between both the interior and the garden space.
The extension not only increases the living area of the home it also brings in ample natural light while leaving the existing heritage structure and the street elevation untouched. Requiring minimal maintenance and blurring the line between the interior and the backyard this indeed is an extension that makes the life of the homeowner easier and a lot more fun.
Again interiors in stone cottages can be unexpectedly modern; this staircase brings light and style in while keeping the traditional architecture intact. Which of today’s featured cottages is your favorite? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below…