north woods retreat

Elevated off of Long Lake in Mercer, Wisconsin, this lake home is oriented to capture lake views to the East and the North with windows along 90% of the lake facing elevation .  The home also takes advantage of the sites elevation drop to the south with a walk out basement.  The exterior materials make a statement with color accented by green trim and red board and batten siding.  Other exterior materials include stained cedar shake and square log siding.  The covered front porch provides a place for the owner to wait for his guest to arrive.   

Floor Plan of this North Woods Retreat is organized around a combined Great Room and Kitchen with     exposed timber trusses.  The cool Northern nights are warmed by a see though wood burning fire place that opens to a sunroom on the opposite side  of the great room.  The open loft provides additional sleeping accommodations to visiting guests and  the owners work desk  that allows weekends to get extended into the work week.