As one of the oldest types of structures stone cottages are still popular today especially in places where there’s plenty of extra rock lying around. For instance in New England and the UK stones were used as a building material to get them out of farmers’ way as they plowed their fields.
Another feature of the home is the way in which black is used throughout to give the small rooms a sophisticated look. A stylish dining room with a captivating backdrop bedrooms that offer a view of the lovely Grand Canal through their framed windows a walk-in closet a small home office and a modern bathroom follow the color scheme and design template set by the living area. Moving away from the mundane and capturing the spirit of Venice and its rich past to perfection is truly one-of-a-kind!
The interior matches the exterior both in comfort and extravagance as each architectural detail was carefully placed to meet the specific needs of the homeowners. The master bedroom and bathroom have a serene pleasing ambiance with a rainforest tree in the middle of it all!
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.
Located on a quiet and private 2-acre oceanfront property this cabin-style getaway offers you a secluded haven that combines modern-day luxury with unadulterated natural charm. The landscape around the retreat is filled with stone pathways and curated walkways that allow you to explore the sights and sounds outside even as the cabin itself welcomes you with its unassuming charm.
Nothing matches the charm of a lovely natural landscape that surrounds the house and gives you a private getaway that is just a few steps away from the living room. Located in Ontario this beautiful home not only boasts a curated garden but also a tranquil natural pond that lets you unwind after a long hard day. Yet the home was largely closed to this ‘little paradise’ before the architects from AGATHOM revamped the floor plan and created a seamless interface between both the interior and the garden space.
It is interesting to see how the majority of homeowners in recent times are opting for smart renovations instead of completely replacing old homes with grand new structures. Located in Canada the takes a similar sustainable and innovative path as architects from Boom Town transformed an aging house into a lovely modern residence. Yet one can see a wonderful blend of the old and the new inside the revamped home as warm wooden surfaces metallic accents and the exquisite use of exposed concrete walls gives the private home a relaxed.