Remember the opening shot of the movie ‘Stuart Little’ or even the first few pages of the illustrated book? The story starts off in this traditional townhouse that is sandwiched between tall modern skyscrapers. Narrow townhouses with a classic front façade do have a timeless and nostalgic appeal about them that lures you in almost instantly!
The trendy living room faces the apple tree the relaxing master bedroom the cherry tree the spa-like bathroom faces the peach tree the guest room the silver spruce and the children’s room the walnut tree! Letting the green landscape and nature define the overall appeal and orientation of the house the is indeed all about the outdoors.
An imaginative design and exemplary balance between wood glass and concrete give the home its unique ! While the penthouse level offers amazing views of the city skyline and the Highline park the glass addition brings the sights and sounds of the changing seasons indoors in an unabated fashion. Timeless decor like the Tulip table and chairs along with the iconic LEM Piston Bar Stools complete this chic home.
The apartment was redone and customized by Steve Harivel who is popular across the planet for shaping the interior of the tasteful Soho House Hotels. Dazzling you with an array of rare and amazing antiques this is a home for those who wish to make a sizzling style statement!
A modern kitchen in neutral shades is enlivened by pops of yellow and cheerful bar stools. The extensive use of wood for both the flooring of the sunken living area the kitchen island and the ceiling gives the home an inviting warmth that complements its open cheerful look.
The contrast between the living areas and the bedroom is apparent with the latter offering far more privacy while providing framed views of the scenery outside. A lavish spa-like bath with a standalone tub completes this residence spread across that wins you over with its Mediterranean magic!
The idea came about when the homeowner asked the architects to spare enough room for the 3 tapestries of houses made by her mom! The timber beams not only add visual splendor but also offer insulation and ample shade for the homeowners to enjoy some lovely summer evenings in the courtyard.