lake house

A multigenerational family gets a blissful getaway on Balsam Lake

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This modern lake house was designed as a destination getaway for a family of three generations by RoehrSchmitt Architecture, located on Balsam Lake, Wisconsin. Highlights of this property include natural bluestone paths and a patio, a weathered steel entry bridge, and a tricked-out private beach. Designing a vacation home where everyone wants to be is […]

Tour this spectacular contemporary lake house in South Carolina

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Studio MM Architect has designed this striking contemporary lake house that is located in the Lake Wylie area of South Carolina. An active family-oriented lifestyle defines the design for this home. The owners’ two energetic young children and a pair of large dogs necessitate that the house provide the open spaces and play areas they need […]

Escape to this serene craftsman lake house in New Hampshire

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This craftsman-style shingle lake house was reimagined by Cummings Architecture + Interiors, perched on the edge of Lake Sunapee, in Newbury, New Hampshire. The property consisted of three dilapidated structures peeking through the towering pine trees surrounding the home. The challenge for the architect was to create something that enhanced the natural surroundings without overshadowing […]

Absolutely stunning modern house on the shores of Lake Minnetonka

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Charlie & Co. Design in collaboration with John Kraemer & Sons has designed this warm yet modern house nestled on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. This streamlined home sits atop a wooded knoll, capturing views of a nearby secluded bay. The homeowner’s main objective was to blur the lines between interior and exterior spaces – to bring […]

A storybook lakeside cottage in Connecticut offers a wonderful escape

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This storybook lakeside cottage was reimagined with a mix of casual and sophisticated styling by Thom Filicia, located on Candlewood Lake, Connecticut. A family from Brooklyn, New York desired a cottage where they could escape to the great outdoors for relaxation and leisurely activities. Above: The entryway features a ceiling light fixture from Circa Lighting, […]

A lakeside camp-like home provides a woodland escape in New Hampshire

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This lakeside camp-like home was created by Murdough Design, nestled in a Hemlock-Beech forest adjacent to Squam Lake, New Hampshire. This newly devised guest house transforms the site from a simple lakeside retreat into a three-generation family camp.  The 2,816 square foot structure promotes communion with nature and family, and together with new paths and […]