Some build love nests and others build love islands. All love boat jokes aside married couple Wayne Adams and Catherine King began constructing Freedom Cove their incredible oasis on the water back in 1992 and they’ve been adding to it ever since. Now the couple-made island off of the coast of Vancouver Island comprises a whopping 12 mini platforms with all sorts of amenities from an art gallery to a greenhouse and even a dance floor!
Evocative additions that borrow elements from a simpler ranch-inspired lifestyle and a seamless connectivity between the interior and the outdoors ensure that every day here feels like an endless vacation.
Not everyone is blessed with a lakeside home that has a relaxing pool area and a backyard escape that is both serene and sensational. Located in the gorgeous cosmopolitan city of Brazil this designed with unassuming simplicity and flowing aesthetics by Kali Arquitetura acts as a portal to sensational views and fun family time. The lovely pool house complements the contemporary style of the main house and its overall design is defined by the existing pool deck and the view beyond.
Each individual residence contains three bedrooms 2 bathrooms a spacious living area along with a kitchen and dining space a series of balconies home office zones and a roof deck that offers a wonderful view of the city skyline. There is no shortage of space inside this home as the lavish living area seems to be visually connected with the world outside thanks to large glass doors and windows. Despite having a strong industrial flavor modern additions along with the top level of the residences give the interior a softer more modern look.
While the cedar section contains the guest rooms and the courtyards the structure clad in stone holds the living areas and a unique art collection. Combining the essence of the panoramic rustic scenery around it with a distinct contemporary vibe this charming residence offers the best of both worlds!
The showstopper in this minimal living room is the American Oak sliding panel edged in bronze that hides the television with ease. At the touch of a button it gently gives way to the entertainment hub in the living room when needed and epitomizes the minimal style of the living room.
Color scheme inside the residence is kept strictly neutral with white and gray being the prominent hues. Rugs with geometric patterning lighting and décor are used to delineate space in the open plan living area. Walls clad in ipe wood add warmth to the bedroom and the magnificent Pacific Ocean views turn this sophisticated home into a relaxing and fascinating escape.