Modern Masterpieces: Cantilevered Home in Canada

Clean lines and soaring glass windows define this cantilevered home in Quebec, Canada. From each of the three floors, the owners can enjoy views of treetops and the St. Lawrence River, as well as take in sleek wood ceilings, large fireplaces and contemporary furniture across the 4,058-square-foot floor plan.

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Profusion Realty Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

White Modern Exterior From Below

From any angle, the house is stunning, its three floors and innovative architecture a striking complement to its majestic location.

White Modern Exterior in Snow

Like a great modern ship floating over the snow, this three-bedroom residence is remarkable indoors and out.

White Modern Exterior With Balcony

Three floors seem to rise up out of the snow, with floor-to-ceiling windows making the most of the home's spectacular location.

White Modern Three-Story House Exterior

In winter especially, the house blends harmoniously with its surroundings, the white meshing with the snowy landscape.

Modern Exterior in Snow

The innovative architecture of this home in Quebec, Canada has all the stylish panache of an art museum with swooping cantilevered roofs and a mix of materials.

Stacked Firewood and Patio

Live in a treehouse and a few fun inventions come in handy: Here, a slim wire elevator works for bringing firewood up to the house above.

Three-Floor Home Exterior

Three floors contain over 4,000 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and sweeping views in all directions.

Exterior and Pool Deck With Forest View

The home's design makes the most of its mountaintop location with walls of windows and clear railings for its outdoor spaces. Swim with views out over the treetops.

Deck With Lap Pool

A lap pool stretches the length of this slim scenic deck with the house towering above it.

Deck With Pool and Forest View

The deck and pool seem to brush the treetops with heating lamps for warming up and a shaded dining area. How blissful to take a dip with those views!

Modern Living Room With Red Sofas

It's like living in a cloud, this amazing living room, with walls of windows looking out over the Quebec landscape all the way to the St. Lawrence River.

Modern Open Plan Living and Dining Area With View

It's possible that there are homes with better views than this...but it's doubtful. The open concept layout of the dining and living areas takes full advantage of the sweeping vistas.

White Modern Open Plan Kitchen With Wood Ceiling

The cool, minimalist approach of the home's white cabinets and concrete floor is tempered by the warm wood paneling.

Modern Living Room With Glass Walls

The living room is so light it could be floating amidst the trees. Surrounding walls are glass, bringing the outdoors right into the room. For coziness, can't beat bright chairs and a fireplace.

Modern Open Concept Living Area With White Table

The difference between indoors and outdoors is minimal, as glass doors and walls are the only boundary between the airy living area and a balcony with a clear railing.

Wood Paneled Stairway

This wood paneled hallway and staircase give off a warm glow thanks to the wood's rich honey-colored hue.

Modern Bedroom With Wood Paneled Ceiling

Sleek and streamlined is the look of the bedroom with a polished concrete floor, simple platform bed and gallery-esque white walls. Wood paneled ceiling brings in a note of warmth.

Modern Bedroom With Glass Wall

Five hundred meters up, this minimalist master bedroom commands incredible views; that's the St. Lawrence River in the distance.

Tub in Modern Bedroom Suite

Can you think of a more blissful setting for a bubble bath? This soaking tub gets a front row view to the master suite's sweeping Quebec vistas.

Modern Spa Bathroom With Mountain View

Breathtaking somehow doesn't quite cover the master bathroom that seems to sit on top of the world. Glass walls and and an all-glass walk-in shower, plus a freestanding tub right in front of the window are a luxurious complement to the incredible surroundings.

Modern Paneled Hall and Stairs

The home's architecture breaks up the levels with interesting slim hallways, half walls, paneling and airy stairways and railings.

Contemporary Sitting Room With Blue Sectional

A scenic sitting room creates a rich look with jewel tones and sumptuous fabrics: velvet, leather, a shag rug.

Modern Bathroom With Mixed Pattern Backsplash

In this gorgeous bathroom, one of two in the house, a graphic backdrop of mixed patterns brings depth and sophistication to the simple, clean palette.

Modern House at Night With Lights

Twinkling lights give an ethereal feel to the house at night as its upper floors swoop and soar over the landscape.

Modern House in Winter at Night

The house is perched on a promontory, 500 meters up, with views of the St. Lawrence River.

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