Blending the old with the modern is indeed a tricky task and often renovations and makeovers demand a certain sensitivity towards the existing historic structures. Located in the West Village neighborhood of this fabulous townhouse was first built in and has undergone quite a few changes over the years.
is used in an extensive fashion inside the house in framing cladding flooring and ceilings to add warmth and a rich sophistication. A visually captivating staircase leads the way to the top level that houses the bedrooms and bathrooms along with other private spaces. Elegant and creative the is a perfect example of how to extend your living area beyond the walls of the home with simplicity and style!
Featuring five bedrooms and seven bathrooms the house has obviously been crafted with the growing needs of the family in mind. Contemporary architecture is as much about taking advantage of the amazing landscape outside as it is about shaping exquisite interiors.
The brilliant design of this secluded residence is pretty apparent (even from a distance) as a sturdy concrete lower level is merged with a more inviting and appealing wooden structure on top. This concrete level with arched openings contains the ski-in/ski-out entry sauna ski room laundry and the amazing movie screening area. Inspired by traditional European chalets in the Alps the entire residence embraces a traditional and rustic vibe while blending state-of-the-art facilities with timeless aesthetics.
Each room flows into the next in a seamless fashion and the use of black and white ensures that there is as little visual fragmentation as possible. A lovely living area a spacious dining space and a modern kitchen occupy the lower level while a compact staircase leads to the study bedroom and the en suite bath on the top floor.
The emphasis here is on outdoor living with a beautiful deck a refreshing pool and numerous balconies encouraging the homeowners to spend more time outside. Large circular cutouts in the roof usher in ample ventilation and also add an interesting visual element. Serene relaxing and comfy this is the perfect way to escape the big city rush!
A private courtyard on the lower level allows the homeowners to enjoy a ‘serene sanctuary’ right at home while the top terraces offer amazing views of New York City. Resourceful elegant and ergonomic this trendy transformation pays homage to its glorious past while looking ahead!