A home that encourages family members to spend quality time together instead of wasting endless hours camped in front of the television – that is an idea that could benefit many across the planet! Instead of following the cookie-cutter model of an open plan living area with a kitchen and dining room a master bedroom a couple of kids’ rooms and a separate playroom in Taiwan showcases the benefits of an inventive floor plan that is crafted to meet the specific needs of those who live in the residence.
During the 50s and 60s Eichler homes were such an integral part of the developing suburban landscape in the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater LA that even talked about living in one of these midcentury delights and how it inspired him to develop a “passion for making nicely designed products for the mass market”!
But it is the eclectic theme used throughout the house the fascinating collection of thrift store finds and antique pieces and the splattering of DIY creations that truly steal the spotlight. And yet one does not feel overwhelmed by too much color or pattern at any instant.
Allowing the kids to enjoy their time indoors in an unhindered fashion one finds here a lovely playhouse ample shelving to tuck away toys books and other accessories a swing and a movable slide. This combined with cozy corner nooks and a living room and dining space that are aesthetically and visually connected with the ‘play zone’ ensure that the entire family spends plenty of time here.
While the first level of this seaside residence houses the kids’ bedrooms and additional service units it is the second floor that ends up becoming the true showstopper with its dramatic veranda infinity pool large deck space living quarters and the master suite.
This system of partitions forms the new heart of the house that shapes a dynamic and adaptable environment where form and functionality come together effortlessly. A background that is clad in neutral colors gives the interior a curated and contemporary appeal with plush décor adding both geometric and textural contrast. A snazzy bookshelf in the living room a live edge dining table and an efficient kitchen in black and white complete the ground floor that is connected with the private backyard.
A bustling port that is one of the largest and busiest in all of Europe and the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar is a fabulous holiday destination for those who wish to explore Spain’s Southern tip and of course Gibraltar.