When it comes to the classic Victorian-era homes in and the surrounding suburbs many homeowners are opting for modern renovations that bring together the best of both worlds. The gorgeous by Nobbs Radford Architects is one such product that blends old world charm with contemporary style and elegance.
High concrete walls wood and glass are combined elegantly to shape the large entry that adds drama and exclusivity to the residence. A spacious open living area welcomes you with a fabulous fireplace at its heart and a smart kitchen in the backdrop.
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.
The basement and the third level of the house contain private quarters while a brilliant pergola coupled with a fabulous painting studio and roof terrace make up the top level. With ample greenery both indoors and outside lavish outdoor deck spaces and breathtaking views of the mighty Mediterranean Sea in the distance this dashing and cozy villa offers a refreshing new take on contemporary design!
The lower level of the residence promises serene parkland views and houses a home office a lounge room and two additional bedrooms. Sculptural lighting additions brilliant pops of blue in every room that usher in a subtle and a neutral color palette that is centered around white ensure that the interior is airy cheerful and trendy. Functional while showcasing ample flair this is the perfect modern home for a busy urban family.
A relaxed living area flanks it on one side while a glass and steel wall that houses the master bedroom takes up the other end. Bavarian oak floors wood-framed windows and exposed brick walls effortlessly blend with the posh modern additions to create a truly inimitable style.
Another beautiful lakefront home that does a phenomenal job of blending with its surroundings is the Miño River House in Galicia. The inventive design of the residence presents a semi-buried unit of the house that features the living area dining space and the kitchen which seem to disappear into the side of the hill.