Set in California’s impossibly picturesque Sonoma CA this modular beauty by Method Homes boasts a bold cantilevered element and took about four months to complete. The house itself was designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture of Seattle and Palm Springs while the owners installed the landscaping themselves as well as an envy-inducing swimming pool overlooking a pristine valley below.
The lavish home has a beautiful street façade that offers complete privacy while the living area kitchen and dining space open up towards the rear of the home. While one side of the home contains the master suite along with a private terrace the other end houses guest bedrooms along with the laundry room
Here is another home that seems to gravitate towards white with wooden surfaces breaking up the sense of monotony. A large walk-in pantry was one of the essential features that the clients demanded and this is cleverly connected with the kitchen along with a simple workstation.
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.
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.
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.
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