And did I mention one of the most intriguing aspects of the house? I could see myself enjoying a good book by the fire while the wind and rain storm outside. Or maybe I’m daydreaming again.
Downtown is renowned for its beautiful industrial lofts that tend to combine the modern with the classic design style that is so unique to the city. While this stylish loft townhouse in the neighborhood does not embrace any industrial overtones it sure charms you with its smart usage of available space and proximity to the bustling English Bay.
The private spaces are housed on the top level that offers scenic views even as it opens up into the beautiful backyard. Relaxing nooks next to the pool lots of greenery and a street façade that offers complete privacy ensure that this inimitable residence is transformed into a serene and tranquil hub with luxurious modern comforts!
The four bedrooms and spa-like bathrooms judiciously combine panoramic views with adequate privacy while the exclusive water features outside become a natural extension of the interior. An infinity swimming pool and an unassuming wooden deck that promises idyllic evenings and magical nights under the stars complete this posh home with a relaxed ambiance.
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 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.
Inside the house sliding doors shape a dynamic environment where the public spaces can be transformed into private nooks with ease. A gorgeous home office and library on the ground floor is flanked by a beautiful kitchen dining space and a simple living area. Bedrooms and bathrooms are located on both levels of the house while minimal decor gives the interior an airy and spacious appeal.