Expansive views and luxury finishes make this vacation home bathroom a place to relax and linger in

Full-height glazing in this contemporary master suite ensures lake views can be enjoyed from the freestanding tub or the double shower
Story by: Paul Taylor
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Full-height glazing allow views to be enjoyed from the bath and from the double shower in this lakeside vacation home by MU Architecture. Blinds recessed in the ceiling can be lowered when privacy is required.

When your site has a beautiful outlook, you'll want your home to take full advantage of it. For this site, MU Architecture designed a slender cabin, with full height glazing along one side to open all the rooms to the lake views including the master bedroom and bathroom.

The master suite is positioned at the far end of the run of rooms, as private as possible from other areas of the home. And that privacy isn't compromised by the large expanse of windows recessed blinds installed in the ceiling throughout the house can be lowered when required.

For the owners, the master bathroom needed to be more than a utilitarian space. They wanted it to operate more like a living space and be a room in which they could comfortably spend quality time.

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MU Architects selected Neolith Estatuario for walls and floors in this master suite. These large porcelain panels have a realistic marble look, and can even be bookended just like stone slabs.

To achieve this, the sculptural freestanding bath tub was positioned directly in front of the window, so the view could be fully enjoyed while bathing. Similarly, the large double shower is positioned to make the most of the view.

The owners also travel frequently and wanted their master bathroom to be of the quality of those in the hotels they stay in.

The selection of materials contributes to this sense of luxury. Rather than using marble, which may stain and needs ongoing maintenance, MU Architecture specified Neolith Statuario for the master bath walls and floors.

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This vacation home has long slender plan, with the master suite placed at far end of the run of rooms to separate it from other areas of the home.

These large format porcelain panels replicate the look of Estatuario marble but are easy to maintain. Here, they were also laid out to give the bookmatched effect that can be achieved with natural marble.

Feb 17, 2018

Credit list

Architect
MU Architecture
Wallcovering
Neolith Estatuario
Cabinet company
Illo Design
Vanity top
Corian
Faucets
Baril
Shower head
Aquabrass Aquarondo
Blinds
Altex
Builder
Denis Legault Construction
Flooring
Neolith Estatuario
Vanity cabinet
White oak
Sink
Corian integrated sink
Bath tub
Victoria and Albert Terrassa
Windows
Alumilex

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