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Mountain Retreat by Scott & Scott Architects


It's the first week of the school holidays so I am taking things down a notch on the work front to spend time with my boys. While the styling projects are on hold, I'm still hoping to blog most days, but please forgive me if I miss a day here or there! Now for today's inspiring home...

Located at the base of Grouse Mountain, the 1950s property has been transformed into a modern day retreat by Vancouver based architects Scott & Scott. Bringing it in to the 21st century, they have respectfully preserved its historical charm while also celebrating its wonderful connection to nature.

I love the openness and simplicity of this home. The neutral palette and mix of Douglas fir beams and concrete floors is such a winning combination. As are the iconic Hans Wegner Wishbone Chair and CH25 Armchair paired with cosy warm throws. Simple open shelving in the kitchen gives a laid back feel, while the the huge marble slab benchtop is very much the hero piece. I also love the simple room divider made of plywood storage cabinets. 

This is definitely going straight to my holiday home (aka The Nordic Barn) dreams folder!

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  1. The natural large windows are to die for, and the colour scheme is amazing!!x

    Millie x

  2. I absolutely love this home, so beautiful and that kitchen!!!



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