Taking this up gleefully and coming out with flying colors is Shaun Lockyer Architects which has given an old cottage in a bright new lease on life. The transformed and improved Aussie home is now an inviting family residence in a valued neighborhood of the city and combines unhindered city views with ample privacy.
Urban luxury is combined with a ‘holiday retreat ambiance’ as smart appliances and tech-savvy additions become an integral part of the living room and the kitchen. The stylish living room features plush seating in white and a multimedia wall in black while the kitchen and the dining space also embrace this sleek contemporary look.
Combing luxurious and spacious interiors with smart design and the house has the appeal of a serene holiday retreat. The needs of every member of the house were taken into consideration while creating the various rooms spread across three levels and additional guest quarters were incorporated to ensure that the company did not feel left out either! A neutral color scheme is used throughout the residence with white and black dominating the space.
We are often so focused on interior design and decorating that we tend to ignore the exterior of our home. The façade of a building is what gives it a sense of identity and lets it stand out visually from its surrounding structures.
A terrace overlooking the garden connects the new addition with the original house and large glass windows along with smart wooden slats ensure that there is an ideal balance between privacy and beautiful views. The backyard becomes an integral part of the living areas on the lower level that features a gorgeous living space a modern kitchen and an eclectic dining space with an accent brick wall. An outdoor lounge and pergola ensure that the homeowners can take the party outside any time of the day while sweeping social areas indoors promote interaction between family members.
A semi-minimal living space kitchen and dining area located on the lower level are connected with the lush green backyard in an unabated fashion while the top level with the bedrooms and the bathrooms provides a serene and personal refuge. Elegant decor additions like the sizzling Caboche Chandelier enliven the home and scenic views of the beautiful lake in the distance help complete this tranquil getaway.
Located in a skyscraper that features a fitness center spa and valet services a bicycle room a rooftop terrace and integrated WiFi services the lavish apartment will drape you in unadulterated luxury. Coming with two amazing bedrooms and three bathrooms that feature historic decor additions the penthouse itself offers a relaxing Jacuzzi and sauna along with unabated views of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River in the distance. One of the two entrances of the penthouse leads into a living area that is covered with reclaimed hardwood floors from the Portuguese embassy in Paris. And that is just the start of the remarkable collection that the luxurious home holds!