It is a rare blend that is now increasingly becoming common in homes across the world – a heritage façade combined with a contemporary rear extension and an interior that is contemporary.
Exquisite use of gray stone in the bathroom along with ample natural light and a white and wood color scheme in kitchen and dining put the final touches of sophistication on this fabulous transformation. Cheerful and inviting this once aging structure is again a delightful family residence!
There is more to this smart makeover than just the rear addition with the weary and old heritage street façade of the house being give a sensible and stylish makeover. This breathes new life into the residence while preserving its timeless charm.
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.
Surrounded by greenery it is plywood pine and corrugated and smooth metal that shape its modern-rustic exterior and a more polished contemporary interior. A screen of screen of thin wood posts and a small front porch welcome you here with the interior opening up into a spacious double-height setting.
The theme continues on the inside with the entryway showcasing a small wooden bridge a lovely atrium that fills the lower level with greenery and ventilation welcoming you gleefully. Step inside and you will discover the full collection of wooden panels on display in the dining room living area and the bedrooms.
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.
Two prefabricated units brought on trucks were combined on site to create this elegant holiday home and this also helped in keeping construction costs and the eco-footprint down to a bare minimum.