A small balcony connected to the living area ensures that the interior is both airy and spacious in its appeal. Large glass windows and a steel frame also bring a touch of industrial style indoors while the rest of the home takes on a more modern look.
To minimize the impact of the building to the site — it’s a hybrid structure made entirely of wood with some steel and very little concrete — the architects also ensured that the house is completely off the grid. Which is why independent sources of heat and electricity were added.
The stylish private residence was built around an extensive garden where a giant remains untouched and the focal point is the vast outdoors. Creating a seamless transition between the indoors and the lovely garden and deck space outside the house encourages its residents to spend more time outside than indoors!
This luxurious 4-bedroom and 4-bathroom villa is spread across two different levels and is strategically placed to offer unabated views of the distant sea. A series of private decks and terraces seamlessly extends the living space outdoors while a gorgeous outdoor dining and lounge area tempts you to spend more time outdoors than inside.
Sometimes I dare to dream or maybe it’s my way of motivating myself. But I really hope that one day I will be able to retreat to a summer house somewhere in the woods. Give me a lake and it’s the perfect picture. A case in point: the by Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers near Vancouver in British Columbia Canada.
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.
Presenting a sleek contemporary appeal from the outset the house paints a beautiful picture as the dark exterior complements the extensive use of glass in a balanced and aesthetic fashion. While the street façade of the house keeps away any prying eyes the backyard opens up to a lavish deck space complete with an outdoor lounge and a refreshing pool right next to it. An extensive garden around the house presents the perfect backdrop for this minimal home that charms with a smart use of diverse textures.