Every room in this Lake Norman craftsman cottage embodies the idyllic lifestyle of living on the water, earning our pick for best lake home.
Homeowners: Brian and Jenny Donehoo
The house: ~4,300 square feet, 5 beds, 3.5 baths
Style in 3 words: Lakeside craftsman cottage
Biggest splurge and/or investment: The bluestone terrace around pool and in the foyer, exterior timbers and furnishings.
“[Our home is a] custom built elegant lakeside cottage with an edgy mid-century modern feel. It has a cozy and comfortable design with luxurious touches throughout — a light and airy open-concept masterpiece.” – Jenny Donehoo
Photos by Michael Blevins