We often see heritage homes across Australia get a modern makeover on the inside while the street façade is untouched and kept intact for obvious reasons. Nestled in a neighborhood filled in heritage homes the is a contemporary residence that embraces some of the classical characteristics to blend in with its historic surroundings.
By choosing a neutral color palette anchored in white the textural beauty of the stone walls the lovely arches and the weathered ceiling wooden beams has been further enhanced in an understated fashion.
Polished elegance takes over from as one steps into the dark and compact entry hall. From here the design takes another turn as a spacious inviting and cheerful double-height kitchen and dining area leaves you spellbound.
Every space inside the three-level home is blessed with beautiful views of the distant sea and the landscape just outside. An even more breathtaking aspect of the escape is the study that cantilevers above the main house and extends outside in a striking manner.
Nestled on a 60-hecter open field in Australia the blends vernacular design with breathtaking views and a comfortable modern interior. Designed by Atelier Andy Carson as a guest house for two this striking structure borrows from the silhouette of traditional farm buildings in the region.
A flood of natural light from above and connectivity with the garden and a small deck outside give this area a larger than life appeal and turn it into the perfect setting for a social gathering. At the end of it all is the tranquil and curated family room that enjoys unabated access to the pool even as smart design keeps out prying eyes.
A host of eco-friendly features put the final touches on this Aussie escape with passive solar design top-notch insulation rainwater harvesting and on-site sewage treatment allowing the house to largely function off-the-grid.
An open plan living reduces fragmentation of space and gives the interior a refreshing cheerful vibe. Use of large glass walls wherever the stone walls give way breathes new life into this stoic structure.