It is that time of the year again when we all long for a fun-filled memorable holiday trip to a lovely cabin or mountain retreat. With the chill in the air well and truly here the image of a woodsy cabin surrounded by a scenic landscape is comforting indeed. Located in the renowned Martis Camp in and close to the attempts to bring a touch of “Texan personality” to the region.
Overlooking this home has all the trademark traits of the timeless Tudor house. A style that combined late Medieval and early Renaissance influences it was incredibly popular in Washington in the pre-World War II era. With its pitched gable roof and decorative stonework the is no different.
This particular home has a private patio of its own that is filled with plenty of greenery while the interior sports cool retro charm combined with unassuming Scandinavian style. Pops of red navy blue and green are added to infuse some cheerful elegance in every room.
Bookshelves were used extensively to delineate spaces define them elegantly and turn every corner into a serene ergonomic reading nook! Unassuming neutral colors were incorporated throughout while the Tudor influences were kept largely intact. By inviting the grand view outside indoors the house instantly acquires a more open airy vibe.
This delicate task of combining the old and the new fell to Marks & Frantz Interior Design who turned to their trademark style of combining innovative design solutions with a to get the job done! One of the first major changes undertaken was to open up the walls in order to drive away any dullness and give the home a bright cheerful atmosphere.