The real showstopper at this home is its indoor pool with a ceiling featuring a painted faux sky on a plaster finish. An additional LED lighting system adds sparkle to this amazing setting that matches the imposing mountains outside both in terms of elegance and grandeur. The outdoors become a part of each and every room at the Wheeler Residence and this is what makes this enchanting escape so very special.
That is something you would find on the wish list of many across the planet. And sometimes in order to realize this dream you might have to work with an awkward lot a small cliff and a lack of expansive space. But all that is well worth the hassle if you end up with a home like in Australia!
A holiday home that is literally a stone’s throw away from the ocean and allows you to escape the rush of big city life is a dream that most of us share. The Delta House in São Paulo state Brazil brings this dream alive for a family with three children as it sits just an hour’s drive away from the city of and eloquently blends contemporary comfort with a soothing natural ambiance.
With a concrete platform wooden steps and smart shelving there is plenty of textural contrast here even as the landscape outside adds ample greenery. The old block on the lower level houses bedrooms and an additional living area with the top floor also hosting two bedrooms and a bathroom. Embracing an open design that still offers complete privacy this reinvigorated villa gives a chic makeover to a classic home.
But the offers much more that mere aesthetics as dark floor tiles reduce the glare from the ocean and high louvres keep the interior cool in a natural fashion. Rainwater tanks capable of holding 5000l of water provide the home with almost all of its water needs while passive heating and cooling techniques cut down on energy consumption. This not only makes life at this beachside home a lot easier but also adds to its sustainability quotient.