Offering unabated views of the river in the distance the top level contains the living area dining space and the kitchen along with an alfresco kitchen and lounge on the large balcony. Smart bi-fold doors help separate each room from the next while lending a sense of continuity within the house. On the other end of this level is a luxurious master suite leading to a private balcony which blends sophisticated hotel style with a relaxed ambiance.
But it sure once again reminded us of the captivating beauty that the country holds. the host of a Brazilian television show was always smitten by the charm of Rio and wanted a mesmerizing yet secluded retreat in the city that offered him the best possible view of the ocean in the distance. And the thrilling offers precisely that and a whole lot more!
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.
Three walls on the stone platform protect those enjoying the sun from the waves created by strong winds while the spectacular pool lends a touch of additional opulence to the one-of-a-kind home. Draped in a limestone that mimics the color the beach the house blends in with the surroundings while standing tall as a
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.
Working with the existing structure and repurposing many of the materials discarded during the renovation the home takes a smart turn toward green design. The brick exposed concrete and rusted steel exterior of the house not only gives it a sense of uniqueness but also lets it blend effortlessly with the lovely landscape all around it.
Keeping in line with the fundamentals of classic Japanese design nature plays a pivotal role in shaping the overall appeal of this elegant home. An open living area contains a beautiful sitting area an elegant dining space with classic wishbone chairs and hip Tom Dixon lights and a modern kitchen that is shaped by simple straight lines. Yet Asian-inspired accents accessories and wall art ensure that the Japanese touch is never lots throughout. Smart shoji screens and timber ceilings give the home unmistakable inviting warmth.