The classic stone cottage is a simple structure; but it can be dark inside. Updating a small space with natural light can make all the difference and won’t affect the basic structure. The highlands of Scotland are home to many stone cottages and lodges; many are still used as primary residences today while others are available for short stays like Tigh Phadraig in the Elgol region.
Walnut is used extensively throughout the home and a staircase with walnut treads leads to the top level that features the home office the master suite and a smart workstation that allows the adults in the family to keep an eye on the lower level at all times. The master bedroom and bathroom also seem to dip into the magic of gray to bring in a sense of serene sophistication even as a beautiful outdoor deck completes this revitalized loft.
Reworking the interiors of a loft that was originally built in the early 1990s is definitely a lot easier than having to revamp a home from the Victorian or Georgian era! But that doesn’t mean it’s all smooth sailing and it still takes a few innovative design solutions and a lovely blend of form and functionality to get the job done.
As you enter the X11 you notice the wonderful use of contrasting materials that turn the living area into a captivating and visually enchanting space filled with varying textures. A coffee table and dining table with natural wooden surfaces a plush sofa in the living area that borrows from the hue of raw concrete and sleek marble additions combine in a seamless fashion here.
Wooden surfaces a dining table and decor bring some much needed warmth to the interior while smart lighting accentuates this visual beauty. A tranquil bedroom that borrows from the color palette of the living area and a small bathroom complete what is a truly refined and relaxing modern home.
Large framed glass doors effortlessly connect the new kitchen and social zone with the garden outside. On the inside a simple color scheme dominated by white is employed while playful accents and edgy decor add some much needed color.
Designed by Casamanara to meet the needs of a modern family the loft is spread across and with large windows that bring in plenty of natural light and a neutral backdrop it exudes a chic refreshing ambiance.