I don’t know about y’all, but there’s nothing that screams summer to me quite like a day spent at the lake. I love that feeling of familiarity when I dip my toes in the cold water, plants tickling my legs and waves made by boats rolling all around me. Even the murky dark waters of uncharted territory that I used to be so fearful of hold promise of adventure and discovery. I can’t wait to feast on barbeque all day and then watch the moonlight reflect in the waters. So when I dream of the perfect summer night it can only end one way: in a cozy lakeside abode, listening to the soft waves crash onto the shore and racing back to the waters in the morn. Keep reading to dream on with me….
This lake house has a classic coastal vibe: simple and chic.
A modern masterpiece nestled in Mother Nature.
This dreamy spot on a Mediterranean inlet has me swooning.
This lakeside residence has it all — lush green forestry and cool blue waters.
I love this New Zealand lake house for it’s vintage-inspired décor and cozy atmosphere.
This uber-contemporary home overlooking Lake Zurich sets the standard for modern lakeside architecture.
This “Floating Barn” designed by Latvian architects is actually a floating two-story home, functioning as both boat and lake house.
Can you imagine having your own island in the middle of one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe?
Peaceful waters and friendly neighbors might be the best lakeside combo.