Have you ever felt that the magic of your new home or renovated apartment wore off all too quickly and you were left searching for ways to recapture that excitement? The creative folks at Andrew Maynard Architects came up with an innovative new way to keep things fresh and unique as they turned an old boring structure in Australia into a truly one-of-a-kind modern home.
Even in Scotland the stone cottage has gone modern proving that this style can endure the ages. (This structure from Croft 103 is sustainable too.) Two neighboring derelict cottages on the Irish coast were rebuilt and then combined using a modern addition of a glass vestibule. The result is an incredibly modern dwelling by Peter Legge Associates.
Multifunctional spaces in all three levels allow the homeowners to relax in style while they take in the view outside. Sliding glass doors connect the sitting space and breakfast nook on the third level with the pool and stunning courtyard outside. A green roof outdoor living walls and a lush garden give the home a green cloak that steals the show.
Yet there is a wonderful twist in the tale as the architects added an oak-lined curvy structure that steals the show and gives the residence a touch of playful charm. It’s no wonder then that it is dubbed the
Filled with colorful contemporary artwork and an amazing collection of exciting accessories the beautiful home welcomes you into a world of color creativity and astonishment. The interior of the home stays true to its historic roots while adding several layers of delightful modern design on top!
A section of the wall is clad in brick and offers textural contrast even as a lovely reading nook completes the space. The kitchen is the true highlight of the house with its gorgeous island sleek shelves and a design that effortlessly marries form and functionality.
Despite featuring a trendy contemporary kitchen in white reclaimed wood from the old structure is used to shape both the kitchen island and sleek floating shelves giving the space an inimitable aura of its own!