The design studio built four houses – which was out of the request of the client – strategically using every corner on the plot of land. That way they revealed the true magnificence of the surrounding landscape and atmosphere.
Large glass windows and doors connected the upper levels seamlessly with the extravagant terraces walkways and patios outside. The interior of the house matches the panoramic views outside in its grandeur as plush decor and contemporary design style win you over.
A stunning rain shower from Dornbracht and a laid-back and soothing Japanese bath house complete the spa section of this amazing house. A fully equipped gym further ensures that you have everything you need to relax rejuvenate and replenish at this remarkable escape.
My favorite piece is the custom 14′ long chandelier over the dining table which I designed and had fabricated specifically for this project. It was hand-cast to resemble a large tree branch with clusters of quartz crystals and tiny LED lights.
The second floor (downstairs) is where you will find the Guest Quarters; it has a large Guest Sanctuary (living room) which includes custom furnishings to accommodate 20 guests a large linear fireplace a Game Room with billiard table and access to an outdoor Jacuzzi and party deck. There are three large Guestrooms on this floor and each has its own private bathroom a Bunk Room with queen-sized bunk beds for 12 guests and a very large shared bathroom.
Designed by Christopher Simmonds Architect the elegant is located in the beautiful landscape just outside the city of Ottawa. Combining sleek urban design with rustic charm the luxurious house seamlessly integrates two contrasting design styles to offer a tranquil modern setting. Surrounded by lush green vegetation and offering a lovely view of the Gatineau River in the distance this exceptional home also boasts textural and spatial balance.
An important thing to keep in mind is that anyone can discover a sensual setting such as this – beauty is discovered by those willing to indulge in their senses. Take inspiration from the Baleia Condo and tie natural details into your home – you too can experience what it feels like to live in a beautiful dream.