The top floor of the house features the bedrooms and the bathrooms and while the views from the top level are limited the extensive use of wood gives the interior a warm cozy atmosphere. Elegant and functional this Sydney home puts practicality ahead of aesthetics.
Double glazed windows perfect insulation and a raised wooden platform underneath ensure that the heating and cooling needs of the home are kept to a minimum. Sliding doors and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation and passive heating technology keeps the home warm during winters and pleasant during the summers.
Surrounding the house is a dense oak forest and the designer took complete advantage of the views outside as they form wonderful framed backdrops in the kitchen the dining room and the bedroom. An open-plan living area with a comfy sectional a corner fireplace and unassuming decor is visually connected with the garden outside. The master suite boys’ bedroom with twin beds and a stylish girl’s bedroom are housed on the top level.
A roof terrace with Jacuzzi pool with a spacious deck area and cozy private bedrooms complete this beautiful residence. Designed for those who wish to experience Ibiza at its unadulterated best this captivating villa promises a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience draped in affluence.
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.
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.
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.