Heavy wooden surfaces natural stone and elegant calming hues were brought in to give the home this distinct fusion of styles. While vivid Moroccan rugs still hold sway in the living area the rest of the home keeps pops of color to a bare minimum.
The province of in is renowned across the globe for some stunning tropical retreats that transport you into a completely different dimension. Bringing together sun sand and contemporary luxury the region is home to some of the best luxury hotels and spas on the planet.
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.
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.
The clean and simple lines that define the home are also reflected in the decor choices and colorful additions are kept to a bare minimum. A gorgeous dining area with an oversized pendant light and a kitchen with a long breakfast bar complete the lower level.
The top level houses the private areas which include the bedrooms bathrooms and additional sleeping quarters. The innovative design of the house extends the living space outdoors and gives those inside a sense of openness and a perfect opportunity to enjoy.
Privacy was a key issue in shaping the overall contours of the house as the homeowners wanted a beautiful family house that kept away any prying eyes while letting in ample natural ventilation. A smart combination of skylights sliding screens with wooden slats and upper level windows were used to accomplish this task.