A beautifully transformed home boasts tranquil views of Lake Blue Ridge

rustic lake house exterior with stone

Harrison Design has reimagined a cabin into a fabulous home with rustic and refined elements while optimizing its relationship with its serene setting alongside Lake Blue Ridge, Georgia. The goal of this project was to create a more open, modern design that would offer a luxurious destination to gather with family and friends.

The exterior is clad in fieldstone and garapa wood horizontal siding, with warm copper detailing. In the rear, decks and balconies on every level connect with the scenic lake and mountain views. By raising the pitch of the front and rear gables, new floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the spectacular vistas from inside.


modern rustic foyer with a staircase

The rug is by Keivan Woven Arts while the bench was sourced from Bernhardt.

This once-dated log cabin-style home was transformed into a contemporary yet timeless escape that would be passed down through the generations. 

modern rustic living room with floor-to-ceiling windows

The sleek yet rustic interior creatively uses materials inspired by the woodland surroundings, including fieldstone, poplar bark, stained wood, and timber, with these surfaces contrasted by smooth metallics and softened by adding layers of cozy textures.

modern rustic living room

A floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace is the focal point of this airy great room.

The result is a fun, fanciful, and supremely homey vacation retreat. In one of the two primary suites, a sculptural Italian travertine bathtub adds a spa-caliber amenity with a pair of matching slanted, pedestal sinks.

modern rustic kitchen

Above: The kitchen features Carrara Marmi Quartz Countertops and a pendant light from Rocky Mountain Hardware. 

modern rustic kitchen with dual islands

Above: Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio custom-fabricated the large hood — a mix of blackened copper and stainless steel. The glossy brick backsplash tile is from Waterworks.

modern rustic dining room

Above: This gorgeous nature-inspired dining room features bark-covered walls sourced from Bark House.

modern rustic home bar

What We Love: This luxurious home on Lake Blue Ridge features a beautiful mix of rustic and modern details throughout its living spaces. We are loving the material palette, from limestone and marble to salvaged barn wood. The rooftop deck is a fabulous idea, the perfect spot for entertaining while enjoying the jaw-dropping views of the lake. Overall, the project team did a wonderful job of reimaging this home into a timeless abode.

Tell Us: What details in the design of this home do you find most inspiring? Let us know in the Comments below!

Note: Be sure to check out a couple of other amazing home tours that we have featured here on One Kindesign in the state of Georgia: An absolutely stunning Georgia lake house gets a dose of Belgian style and Modern Balinese style house offers a peaceful sanctuary in Georgia.

modern rustic bedroom with sliding glass doors and a lake view

Above: In this bedroom, the beauty of the surroundings is captured through natural hues, a variety of textures, and quality materials. A chunky, rope-woven throw and plaid, wool drapes convey a sophisticated-yet-cozy charm. The Valmonte Bed with Danish cord panels is by Gregorius Pineo. The bench is by Charles Stewart. Grounding this space is an area rug from Stark Carpet. 

modern rustic bedroom

modern rustic bedroom fireplace

Above: The floor-to-ceiling metal fireplace provides warmth and ambiance in this sophisticated bedroom.

modern bathroom with dual vanities

Above: In this spa-like bathroom, illuminated custom mirrors frame the angular travertine vanities. The flooring material is limestone.

modern bathroom with a stone tub

Above: This luxurious bathroom features an Italian travertine tub.

modern rustic bedroom

Above: Located on the upper level, this warm and cozy owner’s bedroom is grounded by a textured rug sourced from Stark Carpet. The live edge bed is from Skylar Morgan Furniture. The walls are reclaimed barn wood. The walnut chandelier from David Alexander Lighting  

modern rustic bedroom with a fireplace

Above: The leather chair in the corner next to the cozy fireplace is from Ralph Lauren. The sculpture above the fireplace is a rattan reed wall sculpture by Eileen Braun.

modern rustic bathroom

Above: In this opulent bathroom, the marble tile flooring is from Material Bespoke Stone + Tile.

modern rustic staircase with a hidden bookcase door

Above: On the third level, a built-in shelving unit cleverly conceals a door that opens to a staircase that leads to a rooftop deck. The mohair rug is from the Cape Looms Collection by Justin Van Breda

modern rustic home bar

Above: In the lower-level game room, the barstools are by Made Goods.

modern rustic home bar tasting room

modern rustic pool table

Above: Roaring Fork Custom Billiards custom fabricated the billiards table. Suspended overhead is a chandelier by Ochre.

modern rustic bunk bedroom

rustic lake house exterior with stone backyard view

rustic lake house deck

This rooftop deck boasts amazing views of Lake Blue Ridge.

PHOTOGRAPHER Emily Followill

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