With an exterior that embraces the traditional elements of a classic townhouse and an interior that is quirky spacious and filled with plenty of light is a modern family home that showcases ample versatility.
A carefully hidden private entry draped in concrete leads you to the lower-level living area of the house that opens up towards the idyllic view outside. A lush green backyard charming walkways breezy balconies and a large L-shaped pool become a part of the interior and extend the living space beyond the pale white walls.
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.
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.
A contemporary fireplace becomes the focal point of the conversation zone with twin leather chairs and a simple coffee table even as large windows bring in a flood of natural light. It is fun accessories throw pillows and eclectic art pieces that bring color and creativity to this exquisite loft where style meets substance.
Crafted with ingenuity and elegance by Bernardes Arquitetura the stunning vacation home turns the Atlantic into its backyard as the top level infinity edge pool visually becomes one with the waves just a hundred meters away!
IF you are familiar with the work of like this amazing renovation of an old mill with stone walls on the Scottish border that we featured awhile ago the mesmerizing transformation of the White House barely surprises you!