Spread across three lavish levels that include a living area and wine cellar on the lowest level a home theater a laundry room a sitting area and guest space on the first floor and a master suite along with three additional bedrooms and a TV room on the top level this renovated house is all about sheer opulence.
Thanks to smart design and proper planning the entire shell of the cottage was put together in a mere two days and the interior was left largely unembellished to bring out the elegance of raw wooden surfaces. There is an innate minimal yet rustic appeal about the design which includes the clever addition of modern comforts.
It is not every day that you come across a modern extension that brings along with it a hint of playfulness visual lightness and a touch of industrial charm all bundled into one lovely unit. But this smart family home in Belgium offers precisely that as it goes both easy on your eyes and on the purse strings of the homeowners!
The gorgeous home was designed by Fabio Fantolino and apart from black and white gray and brown make an appearance in every room. The living area features a plush couch in gray that stands out thanks to the all-white backdrop black side tables and a sleek entertainment unit in wood that barely makes its presence felt.
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.
Here the local grasses and ivies beautifully combine with the stone architecture and make a large building seem cozier: This -style room shows what is possible when you think modern with a traditional cottage (here they’ve simply taken out the attic floor of a traditional cottage to give the space a cathedral ceiling).
The small living space and sitting area set the mood as the walls of the rooms are covered with amazing bright artwork that grabs your attention instantly. In fact you almost tend to overlook the presence of the unassuming decor and the existing wooden beams add a fascinating twist to the entire area.