A giant concrete wall with painted scenery anchors the central staircase that connects the various levels of the house and adds an interesting and unique visual. With mezzanine levels becoming popular additions in 2014 it is barely surprising to see the lovely mezzanine floor with a cozy reading nook in the corner.
The ingenious gas stove addition in the living room also doubles as a smart divider between the living and dining spaces and the and give the home a hint of sustainability. The use of natural pine wood obtained locally and other eco-friendly materials used in shaping the also helped in cutting down the carbon footprint of this elegant contemporary home set in an idyllic landscape.
A large opening above the kitchen allows light to filter through from the top floor even as the inimitable Tom Dixon Copper pendant lights add a bright metallic glint to the space. Long corridors double up as storage space with built-in shelves and hidden cabinets while an ergonomic home office is tucked away in the rear.
The idea of renovating existing structures and combining old world charm with contemporary luxury and appeal is something that is quickly catching on across the globe. Located in an idyllic neighborhood of Kilham Winchester this beautiful house was a dull and boring old building until the creative folks from AR Design Studio decided to give it a grand new lease of life! Having undergone a fabulous renovation the is now a cozy five-bedroom family house with a double-height entrance and an interior that exudes elegance and inviting warmth.
When we talk about scenic holidays that bring together sun sand and surf our minds often wander to the amazing tropical islands of South East Asia. But the of offer equally enchanting getaways that bring together the charm of the Mediterranean lifestyle and unending opulence.
Built on a budget of the modern residence is spread across two different levels with each floor adapting to the various uses of the homeowners with ease. The street façade of the house offers ample privacy while the Finnish wood panels lend a sense of inviting warmth.
There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms elegantly distributed over two stacked boxes perched on the rocky cliff. The open-plan kitchen and the living area have floor-to-ceiling windows to make sure you don’t miss the beauty of the scenery – the stunning lake and the surrounding mountains. But everything changes when you walk outside on the expansive roof decks and recharge your battery from this terrifically laid-back escape from the pressures of the real world.