request and ended with equally dramatic results.
Initially seeking just to add a shower to the mere
half bath, Arcand and her team soon had a whole
new master suite in the works. The half bath was
to become the new closet, while unused attic
space would be transformed into a full bath.
“I wanted the room to be light and airy,
very spa-like,” says Arcand. She also wanted the
new room, which overlooks the lake and lush
plantings and trees, to showcase the view. A white
and chartreuse color scheme achieved both,
creating a soothing environment and emulating
the landscape visible from the expansive windows
on the south wall.
“Even though the room was supposed to
windows frame the idyllic outdoor setting (top)
and fill the master bathroom with natural light;
the large rectangular soaking tub provides a
perfect place to relax while taking in the view.
A two-sided fireplace (right) adds ambience to
both the bathroom and the master bedroom.