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Stunning and Modern Residence Designed for a Couple in their Seventies

By • Feb 9, 2018

This stunning contemporary residence is located in Scotch Cove, a cove in East Chester, Nova Scotia, in Canada. It was designed by Susan Fitzgerald of the Halifax based firm FBM Architecture | Interior Design in 2017 and covers a total ground area of 2,560 square feet.

External view of the long construction

The home was designed for a couple in their seventies who nevertheless practice an active lifestyle and continues to work, as well as their extended, grown-up family members. The structure was designed following a concept of organization of shelter and space, while encasing it in a building with an architecture that breathes timelessne.

Terrace with wonderful views

The main structure includes two bedrooms, a living space that is used as a gallery to celebrate family artists, a space for gathering and for games, a kitchen, a large dining area for celebrations, and a sewing room for arts and crafts. A sheltered forecourt holds an area to park cars and partake in washer toss and croquet.

Warm interior with brick and glass walls and concrete floors

The interior combines a variety of materials, such as wood, glass, and polished concrete. Such a combination results in a décor that is refreshing and contemporary, while still recalling the earthiness of the natural landscape that surrounds the structure, connecting them both together.

Dining area with glass walls
Modern dining area with wooden beams
Modern kitchen in white and wood
Night view of the terrace
Night view of the beautiful residence
Terrace with wooden roof
Exterior during night hours

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