The scenic setting of in Seattle is home to some of the best lakeside retreats on the planet and the lovely Courtyard House definitely tops the list. Crafted with care by DeForest Architects the four-bedroom three-bathroom house offers stunning views of the distant Mount Rainier and is draped in a cozy layer of wood!
A relaxed living area flanks it on one side while a glass and steel wall that houses the master bedroom takes up the other end. Bavarian oak floors wood-framed windows and exposed brick walls effortlessly blend with the posh modern additions to create a truly inimitable style.
How would you like to wake up each morning to the beautiful view of a lovely lake or a gently flowing river green canopy and distant mountains? While it remains a dream for many of us are turning this fantasy of an idyllic setting into reality by combining smart contemporary design with sustainable style.
The lower level of the house contains the living room kitchen dining area laundry room a playroom that doubles as guest room and a couple of bedrooms along with a bathroom. The top level is complete with a master bedroom walk-in closet study and an expansive terrace area.
When it comes to the classic Victorian-era homes in and the surrounding suburbs many homeowners are opting for modern renovations that bring together the best of both worlds. The gorgeous by Nobbs Radford Architects is one such product that blends old world charm with contemporary style and elegance.
One of the many joys of decorating and redecorating your home with every passing season is the wide array of new trends colors and patterns that you can try out. While some of them stay with you for the rest of your life others are quickly discarded to usher in a whole new fashion statement.
As green architecture gains ground lakefront homes and retreats are also becoming far more eco-friendly and many of the modern projects disturb the existing landscape as little as possible. Blending into the backdrop while offer luxurious modern comforts here are from across the globe. Enjoy!