Designed by InForm it is the front deck and garden and the rear courtyard that give this home a relaxing spacious appeal as the interior benefits from these modest outdoor hangouts. With a dark façade and a light-filled neutral interior paints a chic sophisticated picture.
Replacing the traditional view of the landscape outside the lowered rooftop garden becomes an integral part of the open plan living space on the second level of the house. This also allows the homeowners to keep an eye on the little ones as they spend time on the rooftop terrace even while letting in a healthy dose of natural light.
Designed by DADA & Partners it is the lower level of the expansive house that contains the family room living area dining space kitchen and other formal space while the top floor contains additional bedrooms and bathrooms.
This remarkable contemporary makeover in takes the latter route as an old Victorian brickmaking factory on was converted into a fabulous multi-level residence that combines amazing textural contrast with refined urban living.
The master bedroom and kids’ bedroom are situated on the second floor with the third floor containing additional guest spaces and an entertainment zone. The top level features a fabulous roof garden and home library / workspace and also gives the homeowners a perfect private relaxation zone.
If you felt a touch incredulous on being told that this sophisticated contemporary home in is actually a traditional 1970’s bungalow then it would be completely understandable. Such is the dramatic transformation of this private residence that has been completely altered to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the intricately and expertly designed series of water features the home itself presents a spacious open living area on the lower level with the private quarters nestled on the top floor.