Beautiful cedar shake lake house with timeless appeal in Michigan


This gorgeous lake house with a cedar shaker exterior was built by Petrucci Homes, nestled in Bloomfield Hills, a city in Metro Detroit’s northern suburbs in Oakland County, Michigan. The exterior facade features cedar shake siding, painted in Onyx 2133-10 | Benjamin Moore. The steps leading up to the home is exposed aggregate slabs poured on site. Continue below for this inspiring home tour…


Above: The alder IWP wood exterior doors with glass panels are from Jeld-Wen, stained in Pebble Gray Mist. The porch features custom-designed columns and beautiful arched ceiling detail.


Above: The front foyer showcases a barrel vault ceiling, giving the appearance of a boat cabin. Rounded archways beautifully compliment the barrel vault.


What We Love: This stunning lake house offers a timeless simplicity with its cedar shake siding and beautiful details throughout. We are especially loving the cozy sunroom with its French doors that opens out to a wrap-around front porch. This outdoor space boasts picturesque views of this home’s idyllic lakefront setting.

Tell Us: What details in the home caught your eye and why in the Comments below, we love reading your feedback!


Above: The paint color in the sunroom is Sherwin Williams Big Chill, 7648. This space is located at the front of the home, taking advantage of the peaceful lakeside setting. Lighter tones of Celadon slate was selected for the flooring. Distressed ceiling beams reflect the appearance of driftwood. The focal point of this space is the limestone fireplace, giving much-needed warmth to this space on cooler evenings.



Above: The slip-covered chairs adds a casual feel to this elegant space and a nod to this home’s beachy-vibe. A pair of French doors lead out to a wrap-around porch, a fantastic spot to entertain guests.


Above: The chandelier above the dining table is the Gramercy Medium Chandelier, Gilded Iron from Visual Comfort Co.


Above: In this coastal style kitchen, the counter stools were purchased from Restoration Hardware. Illuminating the island are the Hicks Large Pendants by Thomas O’Brien, from Circa Lighting. Countertops are honed Carrera marble, while the backsplash tile is a glass white subway tile with a beveled edge.


Above: The dining table is from Restoration hardware. Adding a beachy element to this space are rattan side dining chairs along with the slip-covered chairs, Crate & Barrel. The light fixture above the table is the Darlana Linear Suspension by E.F. Chapman for Visual Comfort. The driftwood finished floors adds to the beach aesthetic, as does the 8-inch wide tongue & groove planks on the ceiling. To visually delineate the kitchen and dining spaces, an architectural feature was added to the ceiling with wood beams.


Above: The kitchen sink is from Rohl, while the faucet is Kohler.


Above: An abundance of natural light is brought into this home courtesy of the Kolbe windows and doors. They are Windsor windows and doors. 


Above: In the mudroom, the wainscoting and door are painted in Peppercorn SW 7674 – Sherwin-Williams. The flooring is the Sintra Ornate Matte 9″ x 9″ Porcelain Field Tile in Black & White. The light fixture is the Club Square Flushmount by E.F. Chapman for Visual Comfort.


Above: The family room has a cozy feel, painted in Kendall Charcoal HC-166 | Benjamin Moore. While the living room was designed for entertaining, this space is for television watching and using the Wifi.


Above: Antique modeled boats accent the wall while adding a nautical touch. The boats also help to bring the ceiling height down and create a more intimate feel to this space.


Above: The sofa, chair and coffee table was purchased from Restoration Hardware, available online. There is no television in this space, it was designed for spending quality time with family and friends. French doors flanking either side of the stone-clad fireplace leads to the outdoor patio.


Above: The paint color of this master bathroom is Sherwin Williams Big Chill, 7648. The flooring is a tile that looks like wood, sourced from the Virginia Tile Company. Manufacturer, Flaviker. Series, Dakota. Color, Grigio. Item Code, FLVDAK848G. The tile runs 3-feet up the wall as wainscoting, lending an intimate feel. The stool is from Restoration Hardware.


Above: The master bathroom vanity is 122″ Long x 21″ Deep. The custom white-painted shaker style cabinets and glass hardware add a spa-like feel. The vanity sconces are the Hickerson 3-Light Vanity Light.


Above: In the foyer, wall sconces above the custom wainscoting are the Studio Kassel 2 Light Wall Sconce in Natural Iron.



Above: A small aggregate stone was used on the front porch.



Above: Large ledge boulders retain this hillside home, contrasting with the timeless black cedar shake of the exterior facade.

Photos: Martin Vecchio Photography

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Wendy Simpson
1 year ago

Can you please tell me the name of the white paint used for the outside trim. We are painting our cedar shake house the same Onyx color but we are undecided on how bright the white trim paint should be. Thanks

3 years ago

Is it possible to upload floorplan

Kim Petrucci
4 years ago

This home was built by Petrucci Homes and the cedar shake stain color is BM Onyx. Please change the builder on this house to Petrucci Homes. Thank you very much! Kim Petrucci

Deston Putman
4 years ago
Reply to  Kim Petrucci

Are there any floor plans available for this home? Live in Alabama and love the look of this house

4 years ago
Reply to  Kim Petrucci

Can you please provide the manufacturer of the paint pebble gray mist used on the front door?
Thank you in advance

Muema Wambua
2 years ago
Reply to  Kim Petrucci

This is wonderful, Kim Petrucci & Petrucci Homes. A dream home! Details for the floorplan available?

4 years ago

Beautiful home! Do you know where the sofa in the family room (TV/wifi room) is from?