When I first saw this lake cottage I knew it was a special place, not only for its striking architecture, but also because of its surroundings.
Designed by MAC Custom Homes, this cottage grabs your attention the moment you set your eyes on it. With the red exterior, I am sure the architect had this purpose in mind. But the exterior is not the only thing that surprises, the interior of this lake cottage is also very interesting.
While many homeowners nowadays prefer to paint any woodwork they find, this cottage displays all of its pine walls, cabinets and ceilings with pride.
I actually have to say that I felt surprised by how warm the space seems to feel with the natural wood. But if that isn’t for you, I am sure you’ll love the second floor of the cottage. The bedrooms, bathrooms and the bunk room are very neutral — and painted!
This lake cottage doesn’t stop there. There is also a detached guesthouse with a great mudroom, laundry room and a very practical pet shower.
Here, you’ll find a lake cottage that is perfect for entertaining… you can bring the whole family to spend summer with you. There’s plenty of space for everyone!
Beautiful shingles (painted in a red exterior paint) and metal roof. I also love the expansive deck.
I can see many people just saying to themselves now: “Why didn’t they paint the ceiling? I would…” Right? I get what you’re saying and I admit that was the 1st thing that came to my mind too, but I have to applaud them for keeping the ceiling this way.
This is not yet another copy-cat kitchen and I love that! 😉
Country & Cottage-y
I really like the color of the painted cabinet with the natural wood. It’s really warm and welcoming.
Great space with an inspiring design.
No, I won’t pass the bucket with white paint! 🙂
I have to say that if this was mine someone would have to hold me to not paint this entire space (just being honest here), but this doesn’t mean I don’t like it. I actually think it’s great for a cottage in the woods, by the lake like this one. But I would be very tempted… how about you?
The dining table is huge and perfect to have everyone eating at one place!
Using a bench on the opposite side of the table allows even more guests to seat.
Got too many scrabbles during Christmas and don’t know what to do with it? Here’s an idea! 🙂
Jokes apart, isn’t it clever?
This bedroom has nice lake views and fantastic built-ins!
Don’t you just love this bathroom? Oh, yes, they painted the pine here! 😉
Oh, I love everything about this bathroom… the floors, walls, ceilings… everything!
This bunk room is full of great ideas!
Can you picture how much fun the kids would have here? Pillow fights, anyone?
Great gray floors and walls.
These built-ins are fantastic, especially in a shared space like this one.
The bathroom has a great (and huge!) sink and great light fixtures. I love the classic black & white look!
If the bunk room wasn’t big enough for all of your family/friends, you can still find more space at this loft-style bedroom.
Smart and spacious computer station.
The cottage is surrounded by nature.
What a wonderful place to relax.
The guesthouse is perfect to get ready for the lake… all the mess and wet feet mark stays there!
This mudroom feels bright, happy and uncomplicated. Love it!
If you have a pet, you know you would love to have a pet shower. Am I right?
Plenty of storage. I love the paint color.
This is not a big laundry room, but it’s very practical and not mention, gorgeous!
I hope you enjoyed seeing this lake cottage today. Now, you tell me… would you paint all of that pine? 🙂
Wishing you all a very peaceful and healthy day.
Focus on that today… Aim peace and health!
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
Sources: MAC Custom Homes.
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