It is the living room that offers unabated views of the coastal strip while the master bedroom overlooks the beautiful lineup of pine trees on the other side. Then there is the dining area kitchen and terrace section that opens up towards dreamy sunsets and the distant countryside allowing the homeowners to take in the many sights and sounds outside.
Love the outdoors? So do we and if you are stuck amid the constant rush of big city life then finding some quality outdoor time can be hard indeed. But that can easily change with a fabulous and practical outdoor hangout like the designed by Dan Gayfer Design.
Designed by Tobias Partners the house was originally built in 1980s and was in urgent need of a fresh modern makeover. Despite the difficult access to the lot and the constraints placed by the existing form of the house the interiors were completely opened up to welcome in gentle ocean breeze and a flood of natural light.
One can instantly notice how the original structure was composed of a variety of materials that include wood stone and corrugated iron and tile. Giving another layer of textural intrigue to this confluence of contrasting materials is glass!
A modern treehouse doesn’t necessarily have to be lifted from the ground to capture the magic of a house situated among the trees. The industrial presence of this treehouse really stands out against the natural backdrop. It’s available to rent on Airbnb and should cost some $250 per night. Sleeps 2.
A wood cottage can easily pull off a more modern look and still hold the title of a remote getaway that represents a serene atmosphere. The A-frame design is a strong rustic element and provides a great balance to the all-glass front wall.
A fold of natural light illuminates the modern kitchen and dining with the outdoors becoming a part of the interior. Space-conscious home workstations and unassuming minimal décor enhance the ‘modernist’ appeal of a house that has shed its classic cloak.