The shell of the historic structure was largely preserved while the interior was revamped completely to fashion a sleek contemporary residence that is spread across four opulent levels and 4500 square feet. An interesting foyer area welcomes you home and leads to the wooden staircase that was crafted using the timber beams of the previous structure. Exposed brick wall additions in different rooms bring textural contrast to the home while reminding the owners of its storied past.
One of the challenges of designing that perfect contemporary home is to combine style functionality and the specific demands that each project brings along with it. Located in has been designed by Nico and Werner van der Meulen to bring the outdoors inside while giving the homeowners ample privacy and the right security.
A large deck outside offers unabated views of the landscape surrounding the cabin and one cannot help but fall in love with its unassuming appeal. In a time when most modern cabins are turning out to be extravagant and indulgent affairs we love this stripped-down and budget-conscious design. A getaway that most of us would be glad to call our own!
The result though is an innovative home that borrows from the architectural principles of Mid-Century Modern design to steal the show with its distinct façade and breezy interiors. A cheerful welcomes you into the house that features an ergonomic open-plan living space.
Specially engineered laser-cut fins on each of these metallic walls allow the homeowners to wall-mount shelves and accessories with ease. While the lower level of the expansive residence features the master suite along with guest rooms and a beautiful hall the top level houses the living space kitchen dining room a home bar and a spacious deck area opening toward the distant ocean.