Renovating and extending a modern home is a task that requires a balance between a respect for the existing structure and an ability to incorporate innovative new spaces. Blending the old with the new is often a hard task but this sparkling in seems to pull off this look with elegance and panache.
The top two levels feature four different bedrooms that include two principle suites and a couple of bunk rooms. Designed to serve as a wonderful getaway both in the winters and in summers for generations to come the Crow’s Nest perfectly complements the surrounding landscape while offering the best possible views of the mighty Nevada range.
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 interior with its emphasis on a white backdrop and black decor additions almost seems like a fusion between the and Acting as a self-contained home for the parents the older Edwardian structure remains untouched and houses the kids’ spaces and the guest rooms;
Large glass doors separate the living areas from the bedrooms and the large sauna bathroom while stainless steel Art Deco doors from a 1920s theater in Hawaii stand tall in the kitchen. The living area Napoleon III chairs tufted sofas in mohair vintage French leather club chairs and industrial-style lighting create a magical and timeless setting.
The long hallway leads to the central living area that features a modern kitchen dining space and a family room with fireplace. The kids’ bedrooms master bedroom and the guest room are separated from this central unit using glass doors and track-mounted curtains. With windows acting like the eyes of the Chameleon and providing an access to the world all around it this is a house that is indeed as adaptable as its inspiration!
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.