This Contemporary Cabin Is Surrounded By A Hemlock Forest

Surrounded by a Hemlock forest in Quebec, Canada, is a cottage for a couple of young professionals and their two children.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

 

Surrounded by a Hemlock forest in Quebec, Canada, is a cabin for a couple of young professionals and their two children. Designed by architect Jean Verville, the cabin is tucked away into a slightly sloped lot.

 

This black cottage with a sloping roof line, is surrounded by a Hemlock forest in Quebec, Canada.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Here’s a view of the sides of the cabin.


This black cottage with a sloping roof line is surrounded by a Hemlock forest in Quebec, Canada.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Exterior steps lead down to a terrace that’s covered by the cantilevered overhang.


This black Canadian cottage has an overhang that covers the terrace below.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

This black Canadian cottage has an overhang that covers the terrace below.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

The overhanging exterior ceiling and lighting flows through to the interior.


The outdoor ceiling that overhangs the terrace flows through to the inside of the cottage.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

On the main living level, there’s a kitchen, dining room and lounge.


The main living area of this cottage opens up to a small covered terrace.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

There’s also a bright red space that’s designated for hanging up coats and taking off boots.


This designated area for hanging off coats and taking off boots is defined in red.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Here’s a view of the living area with a fireplace.


The black fireplace matches the black window and door frames in this Canadian cottage.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

The kitchen has been kept simple, and a shelf along the wall hides additional lighting.


This kitchen has been kept simple, and a shelf along the wall hides additional lighting.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Behind the kitchen are the stairs that lead to the upper floors.


A pop of red adds a sense of playfulness to this otherwise white and wood color palette. (Don't mind the guy...that's just the architect).

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Upstairs are the bedrooms.


A simple color palette of white and light wood has been used in this Canadian cottage.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

The parents bedroom and bathroom both have large windows that let plenty of natural light in and frame the surrounding forest.


This master bedroom and bathroom both have large windows that let plenty of natural light in, and frame the surrounding forest.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

The kids bedroom has a lofted play space that’s reached via the shelves that also double as a ladder.


A simple color palette of white and light wood has been used in this Canadian cottage.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

These shelves also double as a ladder to the lofted play space.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

There’s also a second bathroom with a window for added light.


This bathroom has white tiles, but they have used black grout to match the shower heads and taps. There's also a skylight to provide extra light to the bathroom.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

Just off the sleeping areas, is another set of stairs that lead to the attic.


These white stairs lead to an attic play space.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

In the attic there is plenty of space for the children to play.


This bright attic has been created as a play area for children.

Photography by Maxime Brouillet

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