Article originally published on January 28, 2020
This Historic Estate is marvelously located in Nova Scotia, Canada, and we couldn’t be more in love with this amazing project, designed by Philip Mitchell. Although it was designed recently, it magically transports you into another time, one more traditional and historic, and yet so incredibly lavish. Today, Home And Decoration is about to tell you all about these special setting in Canada.
The fortunate homeowners are a pair of art collectors that like to spend their summers in Nova Scotia with their grandson, to soak in the air and harmony translated from this home and its concept. Philip Mitchell perfectly delivered a project that combined the nautical vibes with a historic concept, which maintains its timeless aspect.
With a mesmerizing view over the harbor, this room was strategically situated to have the best view in the house for entertaining. The designer meant to give special treatment in this room due to its potential to entertain friends and family. Its also filled with bespoke and luxury pieces that fit with the ambiance, as if it was meant to be.
Instead of using a sofa and chairs, Mitchell designed a pair of chaise-longs that easily become the center of their den. His goal was to bring the most comfortable aspect, along with a sophisticated concept. These neutral pieces balance in the most perfect manner ever, through the live colored pieces thoroughly placed around it.
A net-like resin Crosshatch chandelier by South Hill Home for Ironiesand cane-backed vintage chairs from Fullhouse Modern is an abstract wink to coastal style. The beauty of each setting is the possibility of a story behind every piece, which is related to the historic aspect in the world of design.
The Waterworks clawfoot tub has traditional lines but makes a graphic and yet historic-related statement. The beautiful combination of each room is inside a charming green-trimmed cottage nestled among rows of hedges. With a typical Georgian aesthetic, this historic estate has it all!