Project Details

  • New vinyl flooring
  • Front addition
  • New quartz countertops
  • Old Cottage painted cabinets
  • Painted brick fireplace, new white oak mantel
  • Floating shelves in kitchen
  • New tile shower
  • Painted original wood panelling

Modern Lake Home

To enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of this beautiful property on Glen Lake, we installed new vinyl flooring throughout the home. This choice of material provides a modern, elegant touch and long-lasting durability. The flooring’s realistic wood and stone looks complement the authentic cottage style of the house while offering a maintenance-free surface that is perfect for the lakeside lifestyle.

We augmented the front of the home with a new entry and mudroom area. The new entryway provides a welcoming first impression with its elegant design. The mudroom, equipped with storage solutions like coat racks and shoe cubbies, serves as a practical space to leave outdoor gear, thereby maintaining the cleanliness of the home’s interior.

The kitchen now features stunning quartz countertops. These quartz surfaces, known for their durability and easy maintenance, add a sophisticated feel and a touch of luxury to the kitchen. Their neutral tones tie the design together, complementing the painted cabinets and new vinyl flooring.

To preserve the authentic charm of the cottage while giving it a fresh look, we carefully painted the existing wooden kitchen cabinets. The new paint enhances the vintage feel of the cabinets, brightening the space while maintaining its classic appeal.

The living room’s brick fireplace was refreshed with a coat of paint. Complementing this, we installed a new mantel made from white oak, adding to the room’s rustic elegance. The painted brick and new mantel create a beautiful focal point in the living room and enhance the cozy atmosphere.

Adding storage and display space, we installed floating shelves in the kitchen. The minimalist design of these shelves adds a modern touch while showcasing the homeowner’s dishware and decorative items, making the kitchen feel more personalized and inviting.

The bathroom was expanded and updated with a new tile shower. The shower’s tile design adds texture and interest, creating a spa-like atmosphere. Adding modern fixtures increases the functionality and user experience of the bathroom.

In a nod to the home’s original character, we revitalized the original wood paneling with a fresh coat of paint. This upgrade highlighted the home’s architectural details while aligning them with the modernized elements of the interior.

These upgrades transformed the authentic cottage into a modern lake home. Each improvement was carried out with an eye for preserving the property’s original charm while bringing in contemporary style and comfort. The result is a home that blends seamlessly with its lakefront surroundings and offers a perfect retreat for relaxation and entertaining.

To further enhance the lakeside living experience, we added beautiful ironwood decks surrounding the home and the guest cottage. These decks provide ample outdoor space for lounging, dining, and enjoying the breathtaking views of Glen Lake. Ironwood, known for its durability and natural beauty, ensures that the decks will withstand the elements and continue beautifying the property for years.