Get inspired by a portable vacation home that grows with you
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Flexible getaway space
Our Summer Retreat Home project turns the conventional cabin inside out. Most rooms are open-air modules that can be added over time.
Only the 15-by-20-foot cookhouse/bathhouse at the center is a permanent, lockable structure. The surrounding modules—bunkhouse, master bedroom pavilion, and game tent (with lockers for storage)—are wood and canvas structures from Sweetwater Bungalows (www.sweetwaterbungalows.com).
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Cube bookcase and bench storage by The Wooden Duck keep linens, clothing, and supplies organized in Sunset's Summer Retreat Home. The freestanding open shelves make the small space feel less congested, while baskets organize clutter and store small items.
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The outdoor shower by Orvis makes for easy post-beach-activity wash down.
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