Cottage in the City: The Don Mills Home Takes Full Advantage of Private Urban Oasis
The new Don Mills Ravine Home serves as a “cottage in the city” for a couple that loves to host and entertain.
The generous lot falls away to a forested ravine and the design takes full advantage of the private urban oasis. Public spaces make up the length of the rear side of the house with expansive views and access to the backyard, pool, and terraces.
Development of the program and layout was driven by the owners’ desire to host large events as well as smaller groups of guests, while still maintaining the intimacy of a single family home from day to day…