Using two intersecting volumes the architects aimed to overcome the challenge of creating a stylish spacious and organic family home with a light-filled and airy interior. It is the lower levels of the two volumes that house the large living area and an additional family room along with a sleek modern kitchen in white and a lovely dining space.
There were times when homeowners and builders simply bulldozed everything in the way in an effort to build the perfect home. But all that has changed dramatically in the last decade with eco-friendly home design and sustainable architecture finding new ways to craft homes that interact with the surroundings in a positive and planet-friendly manner.
The distinctive design of the residence came about by combining the homeowners’ desire for a multi-generational home that will serve them well for years to come with the vision of the architects that tapped into the 17-degree slope of the lot. It is the ground level that contains the sparkling glass-walled central kitchen dining and living space that flows into the green garden and pool area outside.
This classic Victorian terrace home in Melbourne is truly one of a kind though as it combines a traditional heritage front façade with a space-savvy contemporary interior in a fluid and efficient manner.
If you ever dreamed up a modern day reinterpretation of a classic castle then this mesmerizing home nestled in Sentosa Cove would not be far off. It might not have those tall towers or even countless rooms that stretch across several acres but it makes up for in splendor what it lacks in sheer extravagant size.