Originally built in the 1950s the sweeping family home was subsequently altered several times resulting in changes that destroyed its beauty and played havoc with the interior space. It took a fabulous makeover from David Coleman Architecture to undo the mess!
An essential part of the island’s heritage thanks to the stay of Boswell and Johnson in the late 1700s the original stone structure of this home was built in 1732. Despite being abandoned since 1810 the cracked stone wall of the ruins became an iconic part of Coll and it has been preserved carefully as the new addition is connected to this existing edifice with a glazed living room. The two wings are connected seamlessly to showcase the brilliant exquisite and unique blend of eras styles and contrasting materials.
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.
And what better reason for a little weekend trip than a stunning retreat offering majestic and unabated views of the Elk Mountains in the distance while engulfing you in a world of luxury! This is precisely what promises as its owners a couple with twin boys find solace rejuvenation and a break from hectic city life in this tranquil abode.
Designed by Feldman Architecture for a couple with three boys much of the residence reflects the personality of the homeowners and their desire to live in an open functional and modern setting where ergonomics are intertwined with effective design. Spread across four different levels it is the two lower floors that contain the public spaces while the third level houses the kids’ bedrooms and the master suite.