The orientation of the house and its smart design help keep it cool even on the hottest of days while the use of concrete labs and stone walls on the outside brings privacy to a structure that sits on a corner lot.
A sleek staircase leads the way to the top floor that houses the private quarters which follow a similar color scheme and charm with ingenious textural beauty. Apart from the brilliant use of wood steel and concrete white is the color that dominates the overall setting with pops of green and yellow being used sparingly. A lovely backyard becomes an extension of the lower level living zone thanks to the use of sliding glass doors while a beautiful brick exterior stays true to the roots of the house.
Additional dining spaces sitting zones and family areas throughout the house ensure that there is plenty on offer at every turn and a glass elevator connects the various lavish levels. A muted color scheme with earthen tones is employed in the villa with polished natural stone being used in every room. A ravishing master retreat 6 additional bedrooms and bathrooms a home theater a gorgeous home office additional service quarters and multiple balconies complete this exquisite villa.
Walnut is used extensively throughout the home and a staircase with walnut treads leads to the top level that features the home office the master suite and a smart workstation that allows the adults in the family to keep an eye on the lower level at all times. The master bedroom and bathroom also seem to dip into the magic of gray to bring in a sense of serene sophistication even as a beautiful outdoor deck completes this revitalized loft.
The intermediate level contains the living areas along with the outdoor kitchen and dining space that open towards the infinity pool and the outdoor deck. It is the lowest level of the house that holds the five adult bedrooms along with the kids’ bedroom and each one of them seems visually connected with the forest outside thanks to the large glass windows. allow the homeowners to switch between privacy and unabated views while the large glass pavilion above offers the perfect social zone all year long.
The idea was to design a new structure that reminded the family of the previous cottage while giving it a stylish modern makeover. The remote location of the lot along with a desire to minimize the environmental impact caused by the construction of a new cottage resulted in a structure which was largely crafted off-site.
A relaxing lakeside retreat in the woods that lets you escape the mundane city life and its constant rush is an absolute dream indeed. Located in Canada the Cross-Laminated-Timber Cottage was designed by Kariouk Associates to replace an old dreary cottage that already occupied the lot.