As kids we all loved treehouses. They were the exciting little escape into a fantasy world where we could play high above the ground and plot our adventures. As adults some of that adventurous spirit still lies within us but now it’s mixed with a dream of a luxurious home and a peaceful getaway.
It is the living room that offers unabated views of the coastal strip while the master bedroom overlooks the beautiful lineup of pine trees on the other side. Then there is the dining area kitchen and terrace section that opens up towards dreamy sunsets and the distant countryside allowing the homeowners to take in the many sights and sounds outside.
A beautiful log cabin with a glistening exterior definitely doesn’t have the intention of blending in. It was made to stand out and it does so with class! The stone chimney is the cold element that shakes up the generally warm decor. A cozy cottage in the mountains doesn’t just offer an outstanding view of the landscape it also represents the perfect countryside shack with charming little window shutters and a matching fence surrounding it.
A big cabin can still retain the classic feeling of comfort and coziness if only the design is working in its favor. A smaller deck and the log exterior are definitely two elements that define the classic wood cabin. Big stone chimney makes a big contribution to the timeless rustic look!
This is exactly why Dan Gayfer Design decided to create a smart versatile and modern multi-tasking family room that also serves as a relaxing social for the entire family TV room home office and a whole lot more! Part of the transformation that saw the acquire a more efficient interior the new family room is indeed a space-savvy showstopper!
White is the color of choice inside and that barely comes as a surprise in a region where Scandinavian style and aesthetics hold sway. Gentle pastel hues shelving that extends all the way up to the ceiling and space-savvy hidden cabinets complete this relaxing and charming Hanko home.
Beyond the passive solar design principles a lovely garden and green landscape around the residence add to its sustainable style. Despite a modest street façade the house opens up towards the rear and brings the outdoors inside.