The open plan living area features the living space kitchen and a minimal dining room while a sitting zone is separated from them using sliding glass partitions. The clever use of wall art accentuates the color scheme elegantly and aesthetic lighting fixtures double as sculptural additions.
The home opens up completely towards the forest in the rear and a large private deck sitting area and mezzanine level welcome you gleefully. Moving away from the traditional design plan of the living area on the lowest level and private quarters on the top floor the takes the opposite approach.
Again interiors in stone cottages can be unexpectedly modern; this staircase brings light and style in while keeping the traditional architecture intact. Which of today’s featured cottages is your favorite? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below…
A smart renovation is one that makes use of the existing structure in the best possible manner while transforming its ambiance and giving it the desired facelift. Typifying this to perfection is the gorgeous that blurs the line between the interior and the ravishing outdoors while giving the structure a touch of sustainability.
Just next to it is the small dining area and the transition from the old heritage home to the new dazzling addition seems almost seamless. Next to it is the glass box with the sitting area and both new structures overlook the lovely pool and the backyard.
Tall pivoting glass doors connect the living area with the courtyard outside and the pool area is also accessible from the dining zone and the lovely kitchen. One again it is the L-shaped design of the house that allows it to create a flowing interaction between the indoor and outdoor areas.
Spanish cedar and brick give the home a warm traditional ambiance while the decor is kept minimal and unassuming. Wood is the major component that shapes the ceiling in each room the modern kitchen and the lovely wardrobes while the neutral color palette stays away from gaudy colors.