Clever arrangement of spaces throughout the house also ensures that the flow between one to the next is unhindered. Opening up to the backyard the rear addition invites the outdoors inside with large glass windows which take a metallic bay window form when they transition into the bedrooms and kids’ spaces.
The modern home in Melbourne designed by po-co Architecture borrows from the beautiful Victorian street façade of its neighbors but gives them a contemporary twist with a more charming adaptation! On the inside though the house is a picture of urban sophistication serenity and spaciousness!
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.
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.
It is easy to fall in love with this Aussie beach house not just because of the views on offer but also thanks to the interior that is entirely draped in wood. There is almost a sculptural appeal about it wall; with the wooden interior morphing and changing as it meanders through the different rooms.
With distant mountains providing the perfect backdrop for the living room it is the glass walls that bring the outdoors inside in an effortless fashion. Color scheme inside the house is kept minimal with the pinkish walls adding all the necessary brightness.
The highlight of the house is the central patio filled with a grid of oak trees the offers the perfect outdoor retreat even while effortlessly bringing together the different aspects of the residence.
It is the patio that creates a transition zone between the contemporary interior and the more rustic backdrop and also links different rooms of the house with a common visual element. Panoramic views of the ranch around the house add to its interior quality even as the décor is kept elegant and unassuming. A tranquil retreat that also feels modern!