Ranch House Cabin Retreat
Nestled between the sparking waters of Lake Coeur D’Alene and the surrounding mountainous landscape, this ranch house cabin is located on scenic Windy Bay where aquatic and terrestrial recreational opportunities abound. This is an outdoor-lovers’ paradise.
Two levels of South-facing (and lake-facing) outdoor spaces wrap the home and provide ample excuses to spend leisure time outside. Acting as an added room to the home, this area connects the interior to the gorgeous neighboring countryside, even featuring an outdoor grill and barbecue area. A massive two-story rock-faced wood burning fireplace with subtle copper accents define both the interior and exterior living spaces. Providing warmth, comfort, and a stunning focal point, this fireplace serves as a central gathering place in any season. A chef’s kitchen is equipped with a 48” professional range which allows for gourmet cooking with a phenomenal view. With an expansive bunk room for guests, the home has been designed with a grand master suite that exudes luxury and takes in views from the North, West, and South sides of the panoramic beauty.
The style of the home is imbued with the casual, modernistic ideals of Ranch house style architecture combined with the curb appeal and approachability of more traditional cottage-style homes. Natural stone, wood, and stucco siding are paired with complementary-toned brick accents and natural timber rafter tails, columns, and beams. A combination of double-sloped Dutch gable and hipped rooflines accentuate the symmetry of the home and provide ample shade for hot days through broad eaves.
The Glo A5 window series was selected for the home for the high-performance values offered in clean, minimal frame profiles. Excellent energy efficiency and the durability to last the lifetime of the building are imperceptible bonuses for the expansive floor-to ceiling windows, large sliding glass and swing doors. A larger continuous thermal break and multiple air seals reduce both condensation and heat convection while ensuring noteworthy comfort in a climate that swings from sweltering heat in the summer to frigid weather in the winter. The A5 series ensures continual coziness and contentment without sacrificing the posh design of the home.