It is the top floor that houses the master bedroom along with the other kids’ rooms and innovative furniture and smart space-savings solutions transform these rooms into efficient and elegant hubs. A cool chest of drawers acts as the headboard in the master bedroom while the bedroom closets lead the way towards the bath that is completely covered in stone.
Large glass doors windows and smart design create a pavilion-style living space kitchen and dining area that is blessed with ample natural ventilation. While the lower level contains the public areas the top floor houses additional bedrooms and bathrooms. The L-shaped design of the house also creates a natural private retreat that becomes a part of the living space visually.
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.
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!
By cleverly painting over most of the period features within the room the designers managed to give the old townhouse a sparkling inviting and fashionable makeover without actually splurging too much. This also does away with the necessity of any major renovations and definitely makes the revamp a lot more budget-friendly.
The original fireplace brick wall feature and mid-century touches are combined with a bright hot pink coffee table and a lime green wingback chair to bring the best of both past and present!
Area rugs and the clever arrangement of furniture is used to delineate individual spaces while the overall style links one with the other. Edison bulb lighting in the kitchen and bold black pendants further accentuate the industrial heritage of the loft while the trim dining space has more of a contemporary appeal thanks to its light gray backdrop.