When you think “cottage” in Ontario, the image that comes to mind is of rocky shores with towering fir trees. This Lake Huron cottage, a classic Ontario summer home in most ways, has a different feel, with a broad, white sandy beach and tall grasses. It’s an understated beauty that feels more like the Hamptons than Lake Huron.  Tucked tidily into the landscape, with a low profile instead of perched high on a rocky rise, the building seems to have been here forever.  The truth is, this family cottage was taken down to the foundation and completely redone.  The design firm of Barnard & Speziale were central to this redesign, project and worked closely with the owners.>>

West of the City - July/Aug 2014

  Click above to view the whole article     –     West of the City Magazine – July/Aug 2014