Designed by Mike Schaap Builders, this cottage features transitional coastal interiors focusing on the easy-going charm of lakefront living.
This incredible cottage also features 10 foot ceilings and generously-scaled windows framing breathtaking lake views from nearly every angle. With a subtle twist on the classic beach charm, vivid pops of colors alongside a distinctive collection of industrial lighting add a playful charm to the natural materials and rustic finishes like white oak floors, grass-cloth wallpaper, and classic built-ins found throughout this special retreat.
Transitional Coastal Interior Ideas
This navy home exterior, painted in Benjamin Moore Hale Navy, features a nautical first impression with shingle-style details, metal roof accents and handsome stone columns.
Exterior Trim: Trim, Soffits, Facia, Lintesls all Smart Trim in White Dove OC-17 by Benjamin Moore.
Roof Information: Standing Seam Roof in Galvalume. Metal Roof: Valleys Metal – UnaClad Matte Black, match to roof.
Chimney Brick/Stone: Black River Ledge.
This beautiful foyer features White Oak floors and navy cabinets. Cabinet paint color is Mysterious by Benjamin Moore.
Flooring is White Oiled European Oak from DuChateau.
Foyer lighting is Shades of Light Wood Bead Chandelier.
This kitchen is fun and perfect for a transitional cottage! Kitchen cabinet paint color is River Reflections by Benjamin Moore.
The walls are Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore.
The dropped island table is pine stained with a slight distressing finish.
The beverage fridge is made by Sub Zero and the product number is UC-24BG/O.
Backsplash: Tile is from Oceanside Glass – Facets Blend. Veils in white iridescent. Grout is TEC 931 Standard White.
This kitchen features industrial lighting above the island. The industrial kitchen lighting is Zaio by Mercana.
The kitchen island stone counter is New Wuay Cambria Quartz.
This transitional dining room features some interesting lighting. The industrial pipe chandelier is a Santa Cruz Chandelier from Classic Home.
Mingling personal influences with the easy-going charm of lakefront living, shelving was added overhead the dining area to display the owner’s beloved sand collection from around the world.
The living room is warm and inviting. The 10-foot ceilings and generously-scaled windows frame the endlessly lake views.
Wall paint color is Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray. Trim paint color is Benjamin Moore White Dove.
Living Room Fireplace Surround and Hearth: Cambria Quartz in Manchester.
The dining room opens to an expansive deck with incredible lake views…
Deck wood is Ipe.
The deck boasts stainless steel cable to keep the view unobstructed.
This powder room features coastal elements and a stunning navy wallpaper; Thibaut Adriatic Navy and Taupe T41137.
Sconces are Schoolhouse Electric Montclair Single Sconce HP-2274-04-2.5NB.
What a great laundry room! I love the floors and the cabinet paint color. Navy cabinets are painted in Mysterious by Benjamin Moore.
Wall paint color is BM Edgecomb Gray.
Countertop is quartz.
Pendant lighting is Jayson Home Copper Pendant.
The staircase carpet is by Robertex Associates Inc. called Gotta Like It – Textured Loop and the color is called “Gotta Like Music”.
Wall paint color is Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray.
Guest Bedroom Paint Color
Paint color is Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray.
Bathroom Paint Color
Blue cabinet paint color is Benjamin Moore Deep Royal.
Wall paint color is Benjamin Moore Puritan Gray HC-164.
Lighting is Congress Wall Sconce by Hinkley Lighting.
Loft-style Bunk Room
This “closet-size” space became a loft-style bunk room that is perfect for kids or extra guests.
Bunk beds are painted in Benjamin Moore White Dove.
Sconce is Robbert Abbey Iris Wall Sconce in Polished Nickel.
This bathroom features some creative storage ideas. The wall color is Sylvan Mist by Benjamin Moore.
Pendant is Hudson Valley Lambert Pendant in Satin Nickel.
Swinging open to an intimate balcony perched upon the shimmering waters of Lake Michigan, the relaxed master retreat with spa-like bath make for the perfect escape to unwind, unplug and recharge.
Floor tile is by Mediterranea from their Touch series (MED TOSU 1224R) in Summer Breeze. It is 12×24″ tiles and installed in a brick-set layout.
Paint color is Benjamin Moore Smoke.
The countertop is color quartz in cotton white and the backsplash is from Stone and Pewter Accents called Agate, color is Lucca Pearl.
Can you picture yourself here enjoying some sunshine and hearing the weaves? 🙂
Gentle Paint Color
Although there is plenty of room for visitors on the upper level, the bunk room over the garage was thoughtfully designed to maximize on space and storage, providing four additional sleeping quarters with clever storage below. Paint color is Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore.
Mudroom Cabinet Paint Color
Cabinet paint color is White Dove by Benjamin Moore.
Walls are Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray.
The basement features a fun kitchenette with blue wash cabinets.
Countertop is Capri Quartz.
Lighting is Shades of Light Oversized Cone Pendant in Bronze, Gloss White, Silver.
The basement family room feels sunny thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows.
The basement opens to a large patio and beautiful pool.
It would be wonderful to swim with a view like that!
This home feels refreshing from its transitional color palette to its modern architectural details.
Outdoor stone is Black River Ledge.
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Isn’t it great to see designs that aren’t afraid to think a little outside of the box? There’s nothing boring or sleepy about this home and I love that!
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