See inside this ski chalet designed for a family with children

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis

Photography © Marc Cramer

 

Sophie Robitaille and Andrew Curtis of robitaille.curtis, have designed a weekend ski chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, for a family with school age children.

 

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


The chalet is located at an elevation of 2,435 feet, on a steep slope, surrounded by a forest of spruce, maple, beech and birch trees.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


The chalet is elevated to allow snow and spring run-off to flow freely underneath the structure. In the warmer months, a small forest of ferns and moss grow in the space.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


Inside the chalet, the floor plan has been kept open, with western red cedar covering the ceiling.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


At one end, there is the living room, that has windows on three sides, a fireplace, and a cozy window seat with mountain views.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


Spanning the length of the kitchen and dining areas, is a 27-foot-long bay window and window seat, with extra storage hidden underneath.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


The kitchen is home to a large central island that includes a cooktop and prep sink, allowing the host to not have to turn their back to the views or the family and friends as they are entertaining.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


The dramatic panoramic window wall perfectly frames the amazing view.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


At the end of the main living level, is the master bedroom, that is also home to windows that provide even more views of the surrounding area.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


The master bathroom is bright and airy with its high ceilings and white walls.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


On the lower level of the home are the children’s bedrooms.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


This children’s room has a custom designed bunk bed, that perfectly fits the room.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


In the other children’s bedroom, a cozy built-in bed sits above built-in drawers, and is flush with the full-width window.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


There is also another bathroom on this level, that has a large window to look out while you shower.

Laurentian Ski Chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, designed by robitaille.curtis


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