The original Lake Sunapee cottage was replaced with consideration to the classic Victorian homes in the neighborhood. With houses only eight feet from either side, the design maximizes the allowable living space on the site for activities of all seasons.
The open stair changes throughout the day as the sun moves across the sky; it greets everyone upon entry and allows easy travel from floor to floor for family and guests alike.
Custom reclaimed Fir barn doors create a beautiful entry to the Master Bathroom. Travertine vessel sinks grace the rustic walnut countertops.
One of the homeowners’ goals was having easy access to the lake, as accomplished with a walkway made with irregular bluestone. NH field stone retaining walls define the space nicely. Landscape design by Peter Schiess.
Allowing for plenty of ventilation, these terrace doors lead to a balcony overlooking the beautiful lakes region of NH.
A media room in the family’s basement is the perfect place for friends to visit and watch the latest releases.
Just off the entry way, built in drawers and large closets for all of the family members adds plenty of space for storage in any season.
A nautical theme adorns this children’s bathroom. Windows placed high in the wall, allows for plenty of light and ventilation, while offering privacy.
These bunk beds are built into the wall as part of the design. With a nautical theme, the boys will have plenty of room for friends to visit when they sleepover.
At night, this lake front cottage is a beautiful sight from the water.
Windows placed above the vanity in the master bathroom allow for plenty of light and ventilation, while providing privacy for the homeowners. A large walk in shower is located to the left of the vanity.
A large porch welcome guests coming to visit from the lake. Comfortable seating on the porch is suited for taking in the lake views.
Another view of the beautiful custom staircase which becomes a focal point of this vacation home in the Lakes Region of NH.
An open floor plan allows for guests to mingle while the host prepares dinner in the kitchen.
A large breakfast bar adds extra seating for family and guests in the kitchen of this lake home.
Architectural design by Bonin Architects & Associates.
Photo by William N. Fish.
Bonin Architects & Associates
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