Located on the shore of Lake Pend Oreille near Sand Point, Idaho, Bottle Bay Residence is a new second home built on a sloping site with entry to the house on the upper level via a footbridge. The main living area is a story space with a large glass wall that opens to a patio and maximizes the view to the lake and mountains beyond. The bedrooms are in a separate wing of the house with the master bedroom on the ground floor while the upper floor contains a guest room and bunk room.
The Boat House was designed as a flexible space. In the winter it is used to provide storage for boats and other summertime recreation equipment, while in the summer it provides a space for outdoor entertaining and lakeside activities. Set within the lake's flood plain, the design was shaped by requirements that it be rebuilt within the footprint of the dilapidated structure that previously existed and the need of 4' concrete foundation walls to withstand flood waters.
Awards and Recognition:
Waterside Homes, LOFT Publishing, "Bottle Bay Residence", p. 221-231, 2015
Category: Natural Modern House Design Nova Scotia CA