The feature wall of the main entry-way is covered from floor to ceiling with thin porcelain tile. It was built and customized to the millimeter so the tiles did not require any cutting. The feature wall houses a cozy and welcoming gas fireplace and hickory wood hearth.
Every space in this home embodies the bright and airy vision, including the mudroom and laundry room.
The large windows and vaulted ceilings open up the kitchen and dining space to feature the best views of the home.
This timeless contemporary kitchen features two-toned cabinetry that conceals appliances like the main fridge and dishwasher.
What was once the kitchen is now a spacious dining room that flows from the kitchen and into the foyer.
Creating this staircase required completely removing the existing stair structure, reframing and opening the ceiling, and redesigning the second level of the home.
The porcelain tile wraps around the feature wall into the living room, encasing the original wood-burning fireplace.
In the heart of the home, the living room flows from the foyer and into the kitchen while showcasing the lake and nature views.
When you first enter the house, you are taken away by the hickory and glass staircase that spirals up on to the second floor. The bright wood, spotlights and glass feel natural and open.
From spa-like amenities to a quiet and cozy corner to read a book, this master oasis features everything you could want for a bedroom retreat.
The master bath features heated counter tops, a glass enclosed steam shower with heated bench, (continued in next picture)...
As you make your way around the master oasis, it comes full circle. The master oasis is completely open concept, with access from either side of the bed to the bathroom.
The master suite features a custom walk-in closet with custom cabinetry to maximize the home’s original lines.
As you transition to the second floor, the master oasis is accessible through the modern barn doors and two bedrooms and expanded bathroom were created to accommodate guests.
During this renovation, the guest bathroom expanded to accommodate a hotel-like bathroom for guests. Details including a doorless, glass shower and light marbled tile help make this space look even more airy for maximum guest comfort.
Two identical bedrooms offer a bright and cozy retreat for guests as well as a beautiful view of the lake.
The washroom and closet is divided by a shower with a free-standing wall and patterned tiles imported from Italy. Extra support ensures that this double-sided tiled wall will stand the test of time.
Wall lighting which wraps into the ceiling brightens the ensuite with a freestanding tub with views of the lake.
The vanity features a glass sink imported from Italy and LED lighting embedded in custom mirrors. A hygienic bidet and toilet combination is separated from a barrier-free shower by a freestanding tiled wall.
The master bedroom opens into the master ensuite and walk-in closet which share lakefront views of Lake Huron.
This outdoor kitchen would be the envy of most chefs as it boasts a custom built-in grill with cooler pull-out as well as a wood-burning pizza oven built into the fireplace.
The focal point of this outdoor living space is the wood burning stone fireplace with pizza oven that warms the enclosure on cold days.
The concrete flooring throughout the outdoor living space was stamped and coloured to create a barn wood effect.
The ultra-sleek, modern design is balanced with warm touches including lots of natural lighting, soft spotlighting instead of traditional fluorescent lighting, and ceiling-mounted televisions to create a pleasant and comfortable environment for patients.
Each of the bedrooms offer unique architectural ceilings and full-sized windows with views of the infinity pool.
The game area wraps around the girls’ private space featuring a shared office space, bathroom and walk-in closets for Chris’ daughters.
This modernized dental office features soft-closing drawers and cupboards to provide full functionality and storage of dental equipment. It is also equipped with double sinks and self-opening and -closing doors for staff convenience.
A modern office off the foyer has full large windows for natural lighting and a view of the front of the home.
Also built into the lower-level of this home is a gym that opens up and walks out on to the back yard so you can easily take your workouts outdoors or open up to a fresh breeze.
Open-concept lower level includes two-tier ceiling with low backlighting and ambient lighting for entertaining. Home audio system also connects the entire lower level.
Additional patio off of pool house overlooks the pool area and offers additional entertaining space.
Multiple lounge areas throughout the outdoor living space also include shaded awnings for comfort on sunny days.
The outdoor living area boasts a salt-water 5’ fiberglass infinity pool within a limestone enclosure overlooked by a glass pool house.
Granny suite is fully accessible and offers a complete kitchen with open-concept living space, half bath for guests, bedroom with ensuite and walk-in closet.
A steel, plasma-cut welcome sign glows with the outline of a tree, a personal mark designed by Chris’ wife.
The front entry enclosed by the overhang raises the bar in welcoming guests with contemporary details designed into the front door, lighting and landscaping.
The overhang of the unique front entry required custom metal machinery to create the curvature in the steel matching the home’s roof.
Common area featuring built in storage with granite counter top connects main living area, basement, garage, laundry area and granny suite.
Master ensuite features anti-slip tile flooring with matte finish, bamboo vanity with concrete counter top, heated towel rack, hygienic bidet and toilet combo, and patio overlooking infinity pool.
Master bedroom includes 10’ ceilings, anti-slip tile flooring with matte finish, walk-in closet, and two-tier ceiling with ambient lighting.
The kitchen features an iron black tile backsplash imported from Italy and matching black granite counter tops with built in heating on edges. The island features stainless steel hood lighting custom made in Seattle.
Custom overhangs feature ambient lighting while the large windows in every room invite natural light into each living space.
Coral texture limestone transitions the exterior Lion’s Head stone into the home and flows into the living space by creating a feature wall complete with modern fireplace and live edge wood mantel.