It's swooping lines, nestled along the shore of beautiful Vancouver Island, give "the Winckler" a surreal, whimsical charm. Its hand split cedar shake roof is warm and inviting, resembling a thick coat. This is a place no one will mind being stranded with a loved one! All who see it, smile.
There were many unorthodox methods of framing that were used during construction of the cottage. After the timber frame was up, a level was no longer a useful tool. To achieve the right lines, almost each board is custom cut, making for a slow, tedious pace. The boys building know it's not for the faint of heart!
This is where the story all began! It was the first project and experiment in building whimsicle dwellings.
As every hero must overcome obstacles on his journey to victory, The Merry Sneedle Mire gave us the courage to move forward as Lindcroft Custom Dwellings.
Seeing how this was a children's playhouse, safety was a big concern, but so was a magical style. The Children now have the coolest treehouse in the lower mainland.
"It's abstract, unique and one of a kind. Hard to compare it to your standard play house," said the father and treehouse home owner, Steve Lindberg. He is still unsure who's seen the most enjoyment out of it, Lindcroft, during the construction of it, or his three children!