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Wall-to-wall windows and cathedral ceilings: The breathtaking features of Botfield Residence

Remember international travel? No, neither do we! But all is not lost as today we take you on an overseas trip (virtually of course) to Canada. In our most recent home tour, it’s all about breathtaking features. Wall-to-wall windows, cathedral ceilings and exposed beams… the Botfield Residence is a serious beauty!

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Glass exterior of home
Living room with wall-to-wall windows

Located in Etobicoke in Toronto, Canada, the Botfield Residence is the epitome of farmhouse elegance and sophistication.

The team at Ancerl Studio transformed this home from a tired bungalow into a 2-storey contemporary family home. Defined by a pair of symmetrical 2-storey peak additions, the exisiting brick home was painted white to quietly transition in with the new home.

The entry is framed by the peaks to reveal a central grand entryway with loft-style windows and accents of natural white oak wood.

Exterior of home with peaked roof
Exterior of home with peaked roof

Combining raw materials and clever use of space, this is a home with a modern farmhouse feel.

Inside, the home takes a contemporary approach alongside a traditional farmhouse layout. Playing with varying heights and volumes of space, the soaring cathedral ceilings are breathtaking.

Highlighting the use of raw materials, the exposed wood beams and mix of raw concrete tile, and herringbone timber flooring brings a sense of unique cohesion to the home. Paired thoughtfully with a minimal colour palette, it feels warm and inviting.

Oversized pendant lights complement the grand central space above the dining room which opens through to the sleek, farmhouse-style kitchen.

Dining table with oversized pendant lights and floor to ceiling window
Stove with rangehood

The living space features wall-to-wall windows, flooding the home with light and creating art with the lush, leafy exterior garden.

Beyond the grandeur of the kitchen and dining space is the living room, different in design but no less spectacular. With a wall of black framed windows, built-in cabinetry and a statement fireplace, it’s a light-filled room with a view to entice.

A private study and sunny casual breakfast nook also add to the modern farm-style residence.

Floor to ceiling windows with floating fire
Fireplace with round mirror above
Breakfast nook by wall-to-wall window
Hanging fireplace with wall to wall windows

Upstairs and the master bedroom enjoys a tree-top outlook as the wall-to-wall windows create the entire back facade of Botfield Residence.

We could not imagine a more beautiful way to wake than in a master bedroom like this one. The cathedral ceilings and exposed timber beams feature yet again with a peaked glass wall.

The luxe vibes continue in the spa-like bathroom with a windowed alcove housing a freestanding tub — yet another room with a view!

Bed facing floor to ceiling window
Bedroom with gold metal wall sconce
Glass window with freestanding bath

How about THAT for a show stopping home tour?! Please tell us you’re lusting after this home as much as we are! Were the wall-to-wall windows your fave feature? Or perhaps it was those exposed beam cathedral ceilings? Tell us in the comment section below.

We’d like to thank the team at Ancerl Studio for letting us take a look through the stunning Botfield Residence. Visit their website to view more projects, or scroll through their Instagram.

More home tours here

Steps to front door and timber garage door
Black framed glass doors with indoor plant
Dining table with oversized pendant lights
Stone island bench with black bar stools
Timber baton cathedral ceiling
Black framed windows and doors in living room
Desk with wall-to-wall windows
Coffee table with glass vase and stack of books
Black framed glass door into study with round mirror
Black framed doors to staircase
Brass baton wall scones above white vanity
Grey tiles behind bathroom vignette
Grey square tiles in bathroom with timber stool
Gina Beschorner Style Curator

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