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Clean lines define this unbelievable industrial farm house in Canada

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Christopher Simmonds Architect is responsible for the design of this industrial farm house located in Manotick, Ontario, Canada. The homeowner’s wished to create a space that evokes their beloved downtown Chicago industrial loft, in a countryside setting, while integrating their unique collection of vintage and architectural salvage. The result is a custom designed, 4,920 square foot […]

Inside a striking summer home retreat nestled on Lake Heron, Ontario

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This fabulous summer home retreat was designed by Matter Architectural Studio Inc. in collaboration with SAOTA Architects, set on the banks of Lake Heron, in Ontario, Canada. This home is Cape Town-based architecture firm SAOTA’s first completed project in Canada, extending the possibilities of the traditional lakeside family retreat through a contemporary architectural approach. SAOTA has taken […]

Tour this incredible four-story home overlooking the Rideau Canal, Ottawa

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Christopher Simmonds Architect has designed this four-story contemporary home overlooking the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. An extreme change in grade across the home’s narrow property presented several design challenges. The architects devised a solution that was unconventional, locating the front door on the lower level of this 4,000 square foot dwelling.  Normally this would be […]

Modern-rustic lakeside cottage boasts tranquil views in Eastern Ontario

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This modern-rustic lakeside cottage was designed by Christopher Simmonds Architect,  located in Tay Valley, a township in eastern Ontario, Canada. Perched on a steeply sloping site, this 1,900 square foot cottage was designed to enhance the magnificent views of the water while taking advantage of the spectacular sunsets. The homeowners wanted the new cottage to be modern […]

Small yet cozy home in Toronto gets a modern Christmas makeover

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Izen Architecture recently completed the design of a two-story, 600-square-foot rear addition onto this narrow home in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It contains a new home theatre in the basement, a new living room on the ground floor, which is stepped down from the rest of the space to achieve higher ceilings, and a new master […]

Timeless modern home boasts airy living spaces in Oakville, Canada

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This stunning bright and airy timeless modern home is designed by award-winning, Toronto-based Bachly Construction, located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Highlights to this two-story property includes: a spacious chefs kitchen, large walk-in pantry, expansive great room, custom wine cellar, walk-out basement, and a home gymnasium. This home is the epitome of sophistication and style, boasting […]

Charming cottage retreat on Lake Ontario gets a casual country makeover

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This family beach style cottage retreat is interior designed by Emily Griffin Design, nestled along Crowe Lake, in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada. Constructed for a family with three children, this home encompasses 2,200 square feet of living space with five bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. The father of one of the homeowner’s purchased the property itself […]

Beautiful Canadian cottage features delicious details on Lake Muskoka

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This beautiful beach style cottage was designed by Lisa Stevens & Company, located on Lake Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. The interiors have been developed to offer an understated elegance, with comfort and function and a layering of textures to promote warmth. The home offers a really soothing palette, responsive and sympathetic to the natural environment outside. The overall […]