With a 250-foot drop to the Pacific Ocean on two of its sides the breathtaking provides a stunning seaside view on Big Sur’s amazing south coast in. While it is the location of the house and its impressive contours that initially draw your attention its captivating interior soon takes over thanks to the amazing and balanced use of glass steel and wood.
Renovating an old private house and giving it a new lease on life is a task in which architects often work with many inherent restrictions. The job becomes even more difficult when the home that needs the makeover is a semi-detached villa that is partially connected with its neighbor.
under the furniture makes the space even more futuristic and despite its ultra-modern design wooden surfaces create a warm and inviting ambiance. Large glass walls constantly connect you with the outdoors while the giant bookcase in the living room shines through as the only colorful addition in the entire home.
Spread across three different levels each floor of the house opens up to the lovely backyard and genuinely seems like a natural extension of the previous level. The ground floor features a home gym spa game room laundry and the nanny quarters. The first level houses the master bedroom and bath along with two other bedrooms and the guest rooms. A terrace hot tub accessible through the master suite adds to the opulence of the home.
The newly built structure replaced an existing ranch-style house that was originally built in 1948. Parts of the previous home such as a single-story bedroom were kept intact and renovated to blend in with the new facade. An open entry leads to a beautiful walkway that is built above the refreshing pool and connects with the main living area.
Designed by Bennett Frank McCarthy Architects with a style that brings together the rustic cabin architecture and smart elements of modern design the wonderful getaway brings together the best of both worlds. You can enjoy all the amenities promised by an urban lifestyle here even as you take in the panoramic views outside.
Wood is the dominant component of the design inside and with mirrored finishes sharp edges and geometric walls the house seems like it was transported back in time from the future. Walls separating rooms are largely done away with on the inside and individual spaces are demarcated by a change in the height of the floor ceiling and decor!