The overwhelming influence of Japanese design is apparent from the very beginning as one comes across a lovely stone garden and a stylish entrance that reminds us of a typical Japanese garden. An art gallery with sleek minimal design sits on the opposite side of the spacious pool house that offers unabated views of the lake thanks to the extensive use of glass. The interior is covered in teak floors plaster walls and a wood ceiling to give it a peaceful and organic ambiance.
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.
But just when you thought this space was all about industrial style we see the chic home office below featuring white walls custom cabinetry and a curvy chair that packs on the cutting-edge personality thanks to fabric designed by Stephen Sprouse! A concrete wall adds raw style to the bathroom. Check out that wooden sink with a built-in towel rack!
Designed by Whipple Russell Architects in a distinct holiday resort style the entire residence is draped in three tiers of greenery and two dazzling water structures that simply take your breath away. Visually grand on the outside the interior of the residence is equally plush as it showcases a classy contemporary style.
While the core elements of the house are to bridge the gap between nature and modernization the divide between exterior and interior design is what makes this home so distinctive. The division of spaces allows for a more versatile setting. For starters the backyard deck opens to a gem-like pool tiled to better accent the color scheme of the house’s exterior facade.
The most striking feature of this stylish luxury retreat is the inviting infinity pool nestled in one of its upper levels. With the weather in the region staying pleasant for the better part of the year owners of the place are bound to more spend time outdoors than indoors.
The lower level is clad in chic pristine white with a living room dining area and a fabulous kitchen connected in an open floor plan. Hand-scraped oak floors and pops of color here and there perfectly complement this glossy white lacquered look.