Hopper Design, LLC


Toward Healthy and Sustainable Homes

Designs - Quinte Bay Cabin

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom

Main cabin 12' x 12' (total 350 square feet) - 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
Remote bathroom included in square footage.

This site has a great view over Quinte Bay in Ontario, Canada. It is a two floor cabin with storage under the decks designed for mostly outside living. It has a screened porch and decks as a living room and basic amenities inside. Mostly a seasonal use space, this cabin will be enjoyable to visit even in cold weather with its design for passive solar gain through south facing windows. The roof overhangs prevent unwanted solar gain in summer and allow sunlight deep into the interior in winter. A remote composting toilet and shower are reached by deck. A loft space provides sleeping under the stars with an operable skylight directly over the bed on the north roof. Two thermal solar panels provide domestic hot water on the south roof. The cabin is heated in winter with a small wood stove and cooled in summer with operable windows and doors on all sides.

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View looking west toward the sunset over Quinte Bay.

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View of south side.

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View from Quinte Bay looking east up the hill with boat storage under the deck.

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View of first floor with kitchenette, stair, closet, and dining.

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View of second floor bedroom loft, skylight, and stair.