If there is one thing that winter reminds us of each year it is the value of a home with proper insulation. Nestled in a lovely little neighborhood of Spain is a private residence that was originally built in 1984
The circular holes in the façade make up the most interesting visual feature of the home even as they bring natural ventilation indoors during the day and add ambient lighting to the walkway outside at night. Complete with cozy bedrooms lavish bathrooms and a home spa this villa tries its very best to bring classic California charm to the Italian countryside!
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White is the dominant color in the living area with the smart use of gray and a hint of black providing the necessary visual contrast. Designed by the creative folk from Canny the extensive use of glossy surfaces clean straight lines and decor in cool neutral shades ensures that the gorgeous residence has a sophisticated and understated appeal
Large sliding glass doors not only connect the interior with the view outside they also tap into the cross-ventilation potential of the home. Passive environmental design along with features such as a photovoltaic system solar hot-water heaters geothermal HVAC and LED lighting ensure that the Lakehouse is as energy-efficient as possible.
The fascinating staircase leads to the top level that houses the master suite along with the kids’ spaces and the bathrooms. Gray and white are the dominant hues inside the home giving the interior a tranquil and minimalist vibe.
The street façade of the house offers complete privacy even as the large glass windows and sliding glass doors open up the rear of the house to the view outside. A lavish deck space with an outdoor dining area a barbecue zone a simple lounge and a refreshing pool is the real showstopper of the luxurious house