With large sliding doors blurring the line between the interior and the beautiful backyard the homeowners could well be tempted to spend more time outside! On the inside an open floor plan houses a spacious living room a lovely dining area with a minimal white table and a posh kitchen in grey.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the view outside the real showstopper here is the silhouette of the structure that draws its inspiration from the banana slug which is a native of the region! The thin and elongated volume of the house bends and conforms to the undulated natural contours of the site.
You can see different shades of wood used across the open living space and even the staircase leading to the bedroom above adds to the overall visual. A plush couch in the living area defines the space while a beautiful modern kitchen in the backdrop complements the look with its white cabinets countertop and kitchen island.
Sitting above and occupying a small sloping site the uses smart architectural solutions to overcome the structural conundrums that it faces while keeping the aesthetics of the home intact. Designed by Craig Steely Architecture the trendy house is built on a which also serves as a spacious garage.
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.
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.
The ground floor is spread across different levels with the kitchen dining area and family room opening up toward the pool outside. A grotto waterfall a green landscape and a relaxing hot tub complete this level with the private quarters being housed on the top floors.