downsizingenvironmental designinterior designLifestyleSmall Space DesignUncategorized June 22, 2011

Boring Boathouse turned Nautical Guest Cottage

Summer is finally here, so when I found this fabulous Boathouse makeover over on Remodelista, I had to share with you. Look at how Seattle-based architects, Bosworth Hoedemaker, converted this rather dull, concrete boathouse into a stunning yet simple guest cottage.

Doesn’t look like much from the outside but open up those doors…Front row seats to the lovely Hood Canal

Building codes prevented the team from making exterior structural changes so they had to focus their creativity on the interior space.

The stairs can actually be raised so a boat can be stored here during the winter months…love the seasonal functionality here. A small space has to work extra hard to meet all your needs and this one does just that!

I really love the plywood walls – a rustic and suitably nautical touch. As for the industrial lighting – perfection!

Ahhh…my favorite spot – the sleeping loft, with gorgeous views!

I could sure spend some time here…couldn’t you?

 

 

Images via here and here.