The inside of the boathouse is decorated with wicker seating with canvas-like cushions and a wooden coffee table. Nautical accents, such as a marlin mounted on the wall, add to the maritime atmosphere afforded by the wide windows overlooking Horseshoe Bay.
The upstairs sundeck of this boathouse in Innisfil, ON, Canada is the perfect spot for a cocktail in the summertime. The sundeck is just off the gorgeous pool area and features sweeping, panoramic views of the lake.
A main focus in designing this home was to accommodate and entertain large numbers of overnight guests and full amenization of the lakefront property. It was important not to block any of the lake view but still make the spaces have minimal impact on the steep site. A boathouse roof shades metal stools and tables outside while modern chaises create an area for sunbathing. Horseshoe Bay stretches out around the boathouse, which is surrounded by a metal railing.
A staircase and walkway leads down the sloped and rocky terrain to an area for lakefront enjoyment, including sunbathing, fishing and boating. The boathouse incorporates rough and smooth materials to blend the casual lifestyle of lake living with an over-arching aesthetic that is at once both vernacular and sophisticated.