The Lookout at Broad Cove Marsh is situated delicately along a narrow piece of land between a tree-lined country road and a dramatic ocean-side cliff. The project is located on Broad Cove Marsh Road on the outskirts of Inverness, Cape Breton Island, a small coastal community popular among tourists and seasonal dwellers for to its sandy beaches and dunes, steep cliffs along the Cabot Trail, and world-class golf courses.

The clients —a married couple from Toronto, and proud parents of three grown-up kids—purchased the long sliver of coastline for its expansive sunset views over the Gulf of St. Lawrence, its adjacency to the serene fairways and jagged cliffs of the Cabot Cliffs golf course, and to build a place to bring family together.

Project Credits

Location: Broad Cove Marsh, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Project Status: Completed late 2016
Clients: Sandra and John Furber
Design: Omar Gandhi, Peter Kolodziej, Amber Kilborn
Contractor: Joseph ‘MacGee’ MacFarlane
Structural: Andrea Doncaster Engineering
Physical Model: Ben Angus

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