Wood is the dominant component of the design inside and with mirrored finishes sharp edges and geometric walls the house seems like it was transported back in time from the future. Walls separating rooms are largely done away with on the inside and individual spaces are demarcated by a change in the height of the floor ceiling and decor!
Features such as passive cross-ventilation ensure that while the home welcomes in light the tropical heat is kept outside for good. Long courtyards large balconies and verandas give the renovated home a fresh airy appeal even as its traditional origins are kept intact.
Spread across three different levels each floor of the house opens up to the lovely backyard and genuinely seems like a natural extension of the previous level. The ground floor features a home gym spa game room laundry and the nanny quarters. The first level houses the master bedroom and bath along with two other bedrooms and the guest rooms. A terrace hot tub accessible through the master suite adds to the opulence of the home.
Reclaimed birch that is used to shape the walls floor and ceiling is the dominant material which defines the aura of the chic cabin. Vaulted ceilings large windows and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation to give the interior a spacious and airy appeal.
The ground floor is spread across different levels with the kitchen dining area and family room opening up toward the pool outside. A grotto waterfall a green landscape and a relaxing hot tub complete this level with the private quarters being housed on the top floors.
Wood plays an important role in lending much needed warmth to the interior while the decor is kept simple minimal and modern. An open floor plan sees the living area kitchen and dining room connected with the sweeping wooden deck outside.
Combining traditional architectural elements with modern design in Charlevoix Quebec Canada adopts the classic barn silhouette with panache. Designed to take maximum advantage of the lovely views outside that include the in the distance the house is clad in a cloak of wooden goodness.