A charming Michigan lake cottage offers ultimate weekend getaway

This gorgeous beach style cottage designed by in collaboration with  offers an upscale family retreat in White Lake, Michigan. The home provides comfortable living spaces throughout for both adults and children alike. The interior color palette was inspired by the natural beauty of the lake that the property is set next to.

The design of the cottage was maximized to capture sweeping views of the lake from almost every room. An open concept floor plan enables easy family living and entertaining. Separate living spaces for both the children and adults provides a fun weekend escape for the whole family to enjoy.

What We Love: This beach style cottage provides a warm and comfortable living environment, catering to the needs of a family who enjoys this home as a weekend getaway. Spectacular waterfront views helps to create a serene haven to soak in the sights and sounds of the lake throughout the cottage. The expansive windows also provides luminosity, helping to keep the spaces feeling bright and airy… readers, tell us, what is it you most appreciate about the design of this home?

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Above: A relaxing sunroom offers the feel of being outdoors all the while being protected from the elements. Comfortable rattan furnishings and a colorful stripped area rug provides a beach style vibe.

Above: The walls are painted in Jute AF-80 | Benjamin Moore. The 48″ Dutch Industrial coffee table and the console underneath the television are from Restoration Hardware, while the chairs are from Lee industries. The paddles on the wall are from Pottery Barn. The windows are from Pella Windows and Doors. On the floor, the area rug is a cut broadloom carpet.

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Above: The bed is from Pottery Barn, it is the Sutton Upholstered Storage Bed. The wall color is Topsail SW 6217 – Sherwin Williams, while the trim is White Dove OC-17 | Benjamin Moore.

Above: The ceiling height of this bedroom is 10′-0″. The walls are painted in Topsail SW 6217 – Sherwin Williams. The bed is from Crate & Barrel, while the nightstands are from Room & Board, while the bench is from Pottery Barn.

Above: The children’s bedrooms offers bright pops of color to create a more playful vibe. A built-in window seat offers a cozy nook to read. For the bed, you can find it at Pottery Barn Teen. The wall color is Wickham Gray HC-171 | Benjamin Moore. The lockers were purchased from a school and bright colors were spray painted on the doors.

Above: Built-in bunk beds are ideal in a vacation home, especially with functional storage to maximize space. Comforters were purchased from Pottery Barn. The dimensions of this space is 17’x12′.

Above: In the reflection in the mirror, you can see the bathroom walls are an MDF (medium density fibreboard) 5″ bead wall board – in sheets.

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Photos: Courtesy of Francesca Owings Interior Design

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Its nice, but could use a copy of floor plan to see how the rooms flow together.