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 lower level of the house contains the living room kitchen dining area laundry room a playroom that doubles as guest room and a couple of bedrooms along with a bathroom. The top level is complete with a master bedroom walk-in closet study and an expansive terrace area.
The interior is clad in pristine white and the large floor-to-ceiling glass windows ensure that the line between the indoors and the charming landscape outside is blurred away. With a captivating infinity pool and a sunken outdoor lounge you would definitely be spending more time outside than indoors here.
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.
The new living area dining space and kitchen are housed in an open floor plan on the lower level and open up towards the beautiful deck outside. Large sliding glass doors ensure that the transition is seamless while the modern extension in the rear holds additional living spaces as well as three bedrooms that are visually connected with the backyard. The transition between the old and the new structures is indeed effortless as one room flows into the next. An additional top level contains the new master bedroom and bath along with a walk-in closet and a private deck area.
The interior of the existing structure had very poor ventilation and the homeowners wanted the dark and dreary space to be transformed into a cheerful hub of activity that had seamless connectivity with the outdoors. This was achieved with the addition of a modern extension in the rear along with the revitalization of the existing home.
Nestled in a beautiful little niche of is the which has gleefully embraced this approach to interior design with elegance and abundant flair! Unraveling a wide range of colors and patterns the smart private residence designed by Staffan Tollgard Design Group is a perfect example of how to use seasonal trends and accent hues without committing to them fully.