While the top level of the house seems to float in air ever so elegantly the basement of the cottage is firmly anchored in the Canadian Shield giving it plenty of stability that is key to the expansive upper level design.
Each of three cottage-style structures of the home has its own purpose with the first one serving as a garage and workshop as it sits at the end of a winding driveway that leads you into the lot.
A tranquil retreat set against an idyllic backdrop that brings you close to nature and its ever-changing sights and sounds; this is definitely the image of a beautiful family retreat that most of us dream about.
A series of smart conversation zones and reading nooks that showcase timeless décor pieces fabulous modern wall art that brings a splash of color and fun decorative elements complete the engaging interior. Relaxing uplifting and original this is a house that combines several different styles with a smart ‘modern-minimal’ sheen.
We love a house that combines local flavor with old-world inspiration and contemporary ergonomics without ever seeming out of place. The designed by inspace is one such fabulous residence nestled in the quiet seaside town of which is known for its relaxing ambiance and pine-covered cliffs.
Nestled on a hillside lot and offering a view of the distant Atlantic the designed by Charles Rose Architects is more contemporary than rustic. Despite this clearly modern edge the elegant residence aims to be as ‘organic’ as possible with a cedar shiplap exterior and a smart green roof.
Then there is the matter of getting the style right with elegant contemporary overtones being extended into the garden and courtyard. But in finds a way to combine the outdoorsy charm with a dab of sophistication connecting its refined living space with a cultured courtyard.