Gallery: Modern riverside retreat

The modern home of Martin and Cynthia Flewwelling is a sleek backdrop for the dramatic, raw beauty of the Kennebecasis River. Check out Bruce Murray’s photography of this stunning riverside home in Rothesay, New Brunswick. Read the full story on this home here.

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  • The muted palette and clean lines of Martin and Cynthia Flewwelling’s home in Rothesay, New Brunswick showcase an incredible view of the Kennebecasis River and the couple’s contemporary style and love of artwork. With floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive height, the great room floods with natural light. On the far right is a stone sculpture by St. George, N.B. artist Nafsika Krasanaki.
  • Stainless steel accents in the penny-round tile backsplash, Kichler lighting, and island chairs by Style 52 in Halifax provide contrast in the sleek, white kitchen.
  • Diver sculpture from Attica in Halifax.
  • Tokyo dining table by Calligaris, benches by Oggi, and star arm chairs by Domitalia.
  • Martin and Cynthia sit in grey woodgrain-stitched leather chairs from Attica in Halifax. Martin designed and metal fabricator Michael Scott manufactured the custom-cut white marble coffee table.
  • The great room’s gallery wall features art by N.B. artists Raymond Martin and Rick Burns. Custom built-ins display ceramic pieces, alongside a painting by Vancouver artist Bruce Pashak.
  • One of Cynthia’s orchids sits atop a brushed steel and midnight granite table designed by Martin and manufactured by Joe Richard of Craftsmanship in Iron. Sectional from Hudson’s Bay. Painting on left by Raymond Martin, painting over fireplace by Rick Burns, and painting behind Cynthia by Bruce Pashak.
  • The master bedroom features two dramatic paintings by Moncton artist Raymond Martin. The Mobican bed, with cantilevered drawers, is from Terra Verde, while the hand-carved Indonesian wooden side table is from The Dunes Studio and Gallery in Prince Edward Island.
  • Glass doors, centered on the oversized bedroom windows, provide easy outdoor access to the river landscape.
  • Splashes of yellow and a painting by N.B. artist Kathy Hooper inject colour into the guest room. Sofa from Terra Verde in Moncton.
  • In the great room, a sculpture made of ancient fossilized squid sits on the cantilevered, polished granite hearth.
  • The focal point of the home’s entryway is a stunning Neoporte stainless steel door. Painting by Raymond Martin.
  • The abstract painting Pilgrims by Calgary artist Amy Dryer hangs over an entryway table by Calligaris.
  • Aerial shot of the home and surrounding property.
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