Locally sourced hardwood is used throughout the house and this not only made the project a lot more sustainable but also cut down dramatically on the building time and costs. The interior is simple and elegant with distractions if modern life being kept away.
Complete with three bedrooms two bathrooms a laundry room and additional functional areas this inviting weekend house is both inimitable and inventive. Every heritage home needs a makeover at some point and when that time comes you want a balanced blend of the traditional and the modern the existing and the new and a seamless transition between both the worlds.
Raw steel that has been hand-polished with curing agents and pegboard surfaces bring in a touch of textural contrast as well even as the white background dominates throughout. Sophisticated and sensible this family home does it all!
But you do need the right dwelling for such an experience and designed by Ark-Shelter the offers this experience to the hilt. Created by these eco-friendly cabin units running on sustainable energy can take you away from the usual getaway spots and turn pretty much any lot into a tranquil and comfortable home away from home!
The transition between the old and new is further aided by the use of a simple neutral color palette while the metallic beams in black and the large glass doors and floor-to-ceiling windows usher in some much needed contrast. Looking beyond the open living area kitchen and dining the front restoration and the smart bedrooms undoubtedly steal the show.
A lovely little dining area sits outside next to the pool and a beautiful wooden pergola draped in greenery offers the necessary shade. In fact the green landscape around the pool house adds another layer of intrigue to the dashing pool house.
Beyond the obvious aesthetics the home also gives its residents the added advantage of being built on a stringent budget while accommodating two individual families in close proximity. The layout of the house offers each family ample privacy while bring them together in the common area.
Without a doubt it is the 360-degree view of Dublin and its bright lights after sunset that steals the spotlight here. Glass walls allow for those inside to enjoy the best views possible of the amazing city and with a dining space and even bed next to the floor-to-ceiling glass walls you can enjoy the spectacular scenery at every turn