Two home offices with garden access offer privacy coupled with wonderful views. The first floor of the villa houses the five bedrooms bathrooms and the guest room which seem to combine smart space-saving solutions with intelligent design.
The lower level of the custom designed residence houses the home office laundry a spacious entertaining room for the entire family and a smart home gym. Connected with the Zen-style backyard outside a cedar-lined alfresco area links the interior with the expansive pool deck.
One of the many iconic trends created by Midcentury masters like Isamu Noguchi is the seamless blend of the east and the west when it comes to interior design. While the 70s and the 80s were filled with playful and exuberant colors the incessant rush of modern life has seen many homeowners turn towards the oriental for soothing calm.
With steel mesh panels obtained from old security and fencing solar water heating and passive design principles the innovative residence does the best it can to. On the inside a double-volume living area with a butterfly roof is the heart of the house and leads into an expansive terraced patio with an alfresco dining space and lovely views.
The exterior of the home adds to this appeal with a landscape that aims to bring a touch of the Far East while the dark roof seems to mimic the Japanese style in an ‘ever so subtle’ fashion. With four bedrooms two bathrooms and a separate children’s wing this home seems like an absolute bargain at.
Originally built in the 1950s subsequent additions to the home and poorly thought-out changes made the a cramped and congested space. Its latest owners called in Wasserfall Munting Architects to renovate and revitalize the home giving it a glittering new lease of life!
A modern kitchen with a brick wall backdrop and other public spaces are located on the lower level while the top floor houses the bedrooms and the bathrooms. Keeping the focus firmly on the backyard this is on home that encourages its residents to spend more time outside than indoors.