The multiple finishes indoors give each room a cozy rustic vibe that seems to bring along with it a sense of rich heritage and timeless elegance. Built to withstand plenty of activity through the holiday season and beyond this gorgeous cottage offers a tranquil and comfy sanctuary away from the endless rush of city life.
A custom designed cottage set on the banks of Lake Rosseau in Muskoka Ontario the is a fabulous holiday home that combines rustic style with modern comfort in a captivating fashion.
Bring an air of freshness and openness the box-like design of the contemporary addition drew inspiration from shipping container homes and contains the new living area four bedrooms and a lovely study.
The new kitchen sitting on the ground floor acts as a bridge between the front guest lounge and the rear living area and dining space and is visually connected with the revamped rear garden.
Laced with simplicity and an air of casualness this is a makeover that seamlessly fuses structural and aesthetic elements. Expanding an existing home to meet the growing needs of a young family the turns to the tried and tested method of blurring the lines between the interior and the inviting backyard.
Functionality and comfort are the two key aspects that defined the transformation with form taking a backseat at times. The wooden deck outside visually becomes a part of the living room and kitchen and adds textural contrast along with a stone fireplace that sits next to the glossy all-white contemporary kitchen. A household that is pragmatic and cozy to its core!
It is this new rear addition that gives the home its name the as the reorganized living space kitchen and dining room are arranged upon a diagonal line laid across the original extension.