The Michigan Lake House is new construction perched on a steep hill among the canopy of Red Buds. A series of stairs with intermittent overlooks leads from the main terrace to wetlands and eventually into the lake. Landscape in collaboration with Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects. Photography by Scott Shigley.
A view from the end of the dock looking back at the boat house with the main house perched above a line of Red Buds.
View toward the main entry features exposed aggregate main drive court with rustic Colorado moss stone walls, dark gray ship lap siding, standing seam copper roofs and plenty of glass.
French limestone terrace with infinity edge swimming pool. A glimpse of the red bud canopy with the lake beyond.
A series of overlooks and Ipe stairs connects the main house with the lake below.
Twilight view from the main level terrace overlooking the infinity edge pool and the lake beyond.
The main entry is all glass with a cantilevered canopy for protection from the elements.
The Kitchen / Family Room courtyard with Colorado Moss Stone walls fireplace and outdoor grill.
The steep hill top site allowed for garages and mechanical spaces to be tucked under ground.