Tapping into the charming industrial backdrop of this former tobacco drying plant and warehouse the spacious modern home embraces a chic and refined industrial style. White dominates the interior with a splash of gray and black bringing elegance refinement and some much needed visual contrast. Custom-crafted hexagonal tiles in various shades of grey help demarcate spaces in the large living area while one-of-a-kind tiles in white and gray bring Moroccan patterns to the corridor and the serene bath.
The homeowners wanted a low-maintenance residence that aged gracefully and had minimal impact on the natural canopy outside. All the stone used for the renovated home came from the existing site while the precast concrete fence panels of the old house were used as stepping stones in the lawn.
Ample ventilation illuminates the spectacular living area with a vaulted roof and wooden beams as 52 windows surround the space! A trolley found at the local flea market doubles as the coffee table while custom pendants give the large dining area an aura of its own.
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.
This scintillating synthesis is perfectly captured at Na Xamena designed by celebrated Valencia-based architect Ramon Esteve. The property which has been deservedly featured in fashion magazine and website photoshoots features harmonious clean lines reflecting the all-encompassing sky and sea. Its 14m infinity pool merges with the Mediterranean sea on the north of the island and the playful aesthetic is entirely in tune with this holiday-maker’s haven.
With a tranquil seasonal creek to the east and the iconic Toro Canyon Creek to the west the house is built to make the most of the panoramic landscape around it while ensuring that it visually stands out. The unmistakable silhouette of the is shaped by 12” thick insulated cast-in-place self consolidating concrete providing the homeowners with maximum protection against high velocity winds and possible fire outbreaks.
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.