In the last few years we have seen some gorgeous Edwardian homes across Australia get stylish additions and extensions that combined the residences’ old world charm with contemporary comfort. Following this smart and sustainable path is the lovely in that was renovated and revamped by Robert Nichol & Sons.
In the past we have seen some amazing penthouses and New York City townhouses that have swept us off our feet with their grandeur. The innovative architects at Turett are at the forefront of this smart trend that not only turns narrow townhouses into sensational modern homes but also gives old structures a dazzling new lease on life. Transforming a that was also used as a painter’s studio into a handsome home for a family of four this latest project from Turett is another brilliant case in point!
An open living plan ensures that there is a wonderful indoor-outdoor interplay while large overhangs protect the interior from a heavy shower. With a tasteful courtyard and ample privacy this home allows you to put your feet up and relax in style!
The existing street façade of the classic house is largely left untouched and the elevation of the rear extension does not disturb its overall form. The smart use of glass brick and wood on the outside along with simple neutral hues for the interior gives the Elwood House its distinct appeal. Decor with a midcentury modern vibe and smart lighting complete the picturesque home.
A gorgeous entry welcomes you to the house with subtle pops of orange while a sliding barn door conceals the luxurious master suite. All the existing walls and barriers were removed to create an open-plan living area with glass partitions and sliding doors bringing in ample natural light.