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.
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.
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 street façade of the house itself is draped in trendy stoic grey and its design ensures that there is ample privacy. Large wooden doors lead to the front porch that charms with a Zen-style landscape complete with a beautiful pond at its heart.
The main floor of the house contains the central living area along with a small dining space and sleek kitchen. Decor additions like the Moooi Random Lights and the timeless Eames chairs lend a touch of class and sophistication to the space. An elegant staircase leads to the upper level that features a bedroom and bath.
This irresistible and inimitable home can be custom-crafted to suit the specific needs of individual owners and the climate conditions in your region. Complete with a fully functional kitchen bathroom bedroom and living area it is not just another floating raft by any means. The house can be anchored overnight at any spot and it drifts ever so gently as you spend some unforgettable evenings on its rooftop deck under the stars.
How would you like to wake up each morning to the beautiful view of a lovely lake or a gently flowing river green canopy and distant mountains? While it remains a dream for many of us are turning this fantasy of an idyllic setting into reality by combining smart contemporary design with sustainable style.