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.
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.
Passive solar heating and cooling design also helps the house in cutting down on the energy bills substantially. Surrounded by heritage oak trees that have been left undisturbed during the construction process the exquisite house is all about living in harmony with nature!
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.
Features such as passive cross-ventilation ensure that while the home welcomes in light the tropical heat is kept outside for good. Long courtyards large balconies and verandas give the renovated home a fresh airy appeal even as its traditional origins are kept intact.
The public areas have been placed on the top level so the homeowners can enjoy the best possible views from the family area. A stylish living room kitchen dining space and pantry complete this part of the home. The interior is kept completely neutral with white and grey being used extensively. Warm wooden accents stylish pendant lights and sleek contemporary fireplaces enhance the allure of this beautiful Canadian home.
Evan Fry and his wife Melissa lost their first home to the Fourmile Canyon fire that destroyed over 169 homes in the region. After their new home burned down completely the couple decided to stay in the area instead of leaving and purchased a site nearby that now houses the captivating.