The custom-crafted staircase in blackened steel and oak anchors the entire area while the state-of-the-art kitchen in white steals the show with its array of varied textures. White acrylic cabinet surfaces Calacatta marble counters and a custom-crafted backsplash add intrigue even as the iconic Cherner bar stools add a touch of warmth to the area.
Renovation goals included infusing some life into the narrow townhouse and revamping its existing vibe by taking down all the interior and rear walls and reconstructing new partitions. This gave the architects a freedom to shape a lively and elegant home spread across four different levels that are connected by a.
The exterior of the house is clad in black to set it apart from the other homes in the area. A gives the façade its unique look while keeping the sun away. Designed by David Edelman Architects the L-shaped home is spread across two different levels with the lower level housing the public spaces and the top floor containing the private quarters.
Each room was carefully crafted to ensure that one space flows into the next and the transition is organic. Concrete gives the home a tinge of sustainability by keeping the house cool in summers and it also offers durability. The decor is kept largely simple with very few pops of bright color while clean straight lines usher in contemporary charm.
One of the great things about having a lakefront house is not just the view of the serene water body in the distance but also the fantastic natural landscape that surrounds it. Nestled in a fairy-tale-like setting on the bank of in Italy this heavenly retreat leaves you mesmerized with its sights and sounds.
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.
How about a lakeside home that is perched atop a cliff surrounded by plenty of greenery and can only be accessed by a boat? Yup sounds absolutely perfect and the Gambier Island House near in British Columbia is one such lakefront home that brings this perfect dream to life!