So what better way to cap off this year and head into 2015 than by taking a look at this fabulous 17th century Grade II Listed cottage in that has acquired a smart contemporary extension! A project completed by Jonathan Tuckey Design in collaboration with Eastabrook Architects the Yew Tree House steals the show with its innovative makeover.
It is the middle floor that houses the two bedrooms and bathrooms along with a lovely entry. The prefabricated cabin wastes as little as possible both in terms of time and materials while matching most other mountain getaways in terms of comfort and aesthetics.
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.
A stunning home theater with plush seating in vivacious purple completes this twin level. The first floor contains twin bedrooms while the second story houses the master bedroom and bathroom. A spiral staircase leads to the mezzanine level above containing the home office and also a gorgeous roof terrace.
The open-plan living area kitchen and dining space are visually connected with the backyard at all times even as a simple neutral color palette gives the interior a contemporary vibe. Ample natural light along with the high ceiling of the living area ensures that the villa has a spacious airy interior
Taking the classic colors of the coastal style and revamping them to suit a minimal urban setting is a private residence in Australia that will forever alter the way you view a beach house! This exquisite contemporary home designed by Cambuild & Banham Architects takes advantage of its unique topography and coastal views while ushering in an ambiance that is inspired by top-notch luxury resorts. Sleek sophisticated and serene the fabulous house employs an all-white backdrop allowing pops of color and the view outside the windows to paint the interior in a dynamic and elegant fashion.
The interior of the home was altered radically eliminating the dull and dreary look that it previously was stuck with while making a turn towards cheerful contemporary allure. White is the color that is used extensively to shape the backdrop while pops of turquoise rustic Spanish decor and smart pendants usher in visual and textural contrast