The stunning crafted by Webb & Brown-Neaves is a home that you might normally expect to see in a quiet little town in Japan. But located in the urbane Burns Beach suburb of this fascinating residence fuses Zen-like Asian elements with contemporary glitz!
Overlooking the majestic Atlantic ocean the open design of this house and the seemingly unending horizontal plane that defines it draw you in instantly. Crafted to mimic the mythical idea of a a meeting-place for humans and gods the home seems like a seamless edge between the beautiful beach and the Atlantic that stands right in front of it. The elevated horizontal plane is 20 meters long and 36 meters deep and houses two full levels of living space underneath it. Embracing a sleek minimal look without any frills the interior keeps the focus firmly outside.
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.
The sophisticated living area with its high ceiling is a perfect example of how to use black indoors while keeping the space airy and inviting. Bright yellow accents spread throughout the residence add some much needed color and a large dining area and stunning contemporary kitchen complement the living space elegantly. The indoor water feature is the central focal point around which every public space in the house revolves and superb furnishings from M Square Lifestyle Design add to the elite aura of this South African home.
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.
The entire penthouse features 3 bedrooms along with the master suite 4 baths an indoor/outdoor pool a wine storage area and 7 private terraces that tempt you to spend more time outdoors than inside! Combining contemporary luxury with fine details like the porcelain floors and rich Mozambique millwork the dazzling penthouse showcases the absolute best Vancouver has to offer and is listed at $9998000.
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.