Nestled one of the woodlands, this stunning cottage has introduced a little magic towards the horizon of Sc hunting haven Bray’s Island. Inside, designer Janet Webb has switched Little Lodge right into a modern-day fairytale abode.
‘My clients wanted a household sanctuary, somewhere the kids and family buddies could come and remain for lengthy weekends and holidays’, stated Webb. ‘It is that kind of home.’
The proprietors – builder Jim Meathe and the wife Mary – first created the petite 1400 sq foot property with intends to develop a bigger house nearby. Now, they’re fully enamored with Little Lodge, its uniqueness which makes it a triumph on its own.
‘The type of this cottage makes me happy,’ stated Webb. ‘It’s Crafts and arts-inspired, in design for British architects Edwin Lutyens and C.F.A. Voysey, both famous for his or her lyrical British country houses. Like Lutyens, the architect isn’t afraid to consider risks, as evidenced in what I call the ‘swoopy-doopy’ roof and home windows that soar all the way through.’
EXTERIOR & GARDENS
Set one of the moving Bray’s Island countryside, it was vital for that information on the outside of the home to become just like atmospheric because the silhouette. ‘We partnered with architect Peter Block about this project, a regular collaborator’, stated Webb. ‘He sourced the outside clinker brick, using its hands-fired irregular colors and shapes.’
This rustic irregularity is reflected in the outside dining suite, featuring wooden chairs created as though to imitate spindly tree branches.
The doorway towards the home fuses both functionality and whimsy. Because the gateway towards Bray’s Island’s magnificent sporting grounds, the alcove lies like a nook for boots and hunting jackets, grounded by atmospheric slate flooring. Meanwhile, the staircase activates a stylish, Art Nouveau-style whiplash line, selected by the contrast of black balustrades against white-colored walls.
‘This galley kitchen is flooded with light and it is very functional thinking about its size,’ stated Webb. ‘I love that!’ The property’s monumental home windows would be the star from the show here, but Webb accentuates their impact by continuing to keep the walls and also the cabinetry light.
Drama is added through more dark accents, most particularly an impressive, oversized slate splashback, which borders around the surreal using its striking utilization of scale.
With what Webb states her clients call the ‘Story Telling Room’, dinner is offered having a magical backdrop. The custom mural by Bob Christian of Savannah is dependant on pastoral views in the house, and it is similar to 1700s landscape works of art.