It is not every day that you come across a beautiful early Victorian mid-terraced house that has been converted into a dashing bachelor pad that combines modern comfort with timeless old world charm. The lovely Sutherland Place in London was revamped by Gianni Botsford Architects with an air of affluence and exclusivity that seems to transcend time
A smart private entrance leads to the lower living area of the house that also features a guest suite along with other public spaces. An unassuming living area with plush modern decor an all-white kitchen with wooden accents and an elegant dining space complete the living zone. Opening up towards the deck space outside the area is enlivened by ample natural ventilation.
Private spaces are housed on the second floor while the top level features the terrace and the sundeck. Even though this is a shipping container home it seems to match any other house both in terms of comfort and spaciousness
Tapping into the popular trend of pools with a water feature the home creates a relaxed and charming backyard retreat that also includes a barbecue area a stone fireplace and an outdoor dining space. Sliding glass doors connect this private hangout with the pool house while the top floor houses twin bedrooms bathrooms a television room and a glamorous powder room.
While we have seen some awe-inspiring shipping container homes in the past this one stands in its own class in terms of both luxury and the sheer living space that it offers. The large social space on the ground floor acts as both an open living zone and the home studio
Adding to this exclusive list is the dramatic which seems to rope you in with its charming façade in glass render and timber. Two narrow townhouses were chiseled out of a narrow lot by Sketch Building Design and shaped into ergonomic family homes with modern flair.
While the classic exterior of the house spread across three expansive levels is kept intact it is the interior that welcomes you with contemporary decor and lighting fixtures from the likes of Jimmie Martin and Tom Dixon.