The revitalized ground floor now features a smart entry reception room kitchen and a Japanese-style home office / sitting zone that overlooks the garden outside. Large sliding glass doors bring in a flood of natural light even as a lovely white backdrop gives the interior a refined look that borders on minimalism.
One of the many highlights inside this renovated home is the modern kitchen with its lovely wooden cabinets that anchor the space even as a remarkable backsplash steals the spotlight. Call it eclectic transitional modern or San Francisco-Chic; Cumberland Street Residence has an undeniable style of its own!
The idea of a two-story rear extension is one that is both popular and trendy when it comes to giving classic homes a quick and functional new makeover. Homeowners of this beautiful inter-war semi-detached house in wanted to go down a similar path until heritage considerations and building restrictions ruled out the possibility of one.
Transforming the old mezzanine level into the new kitchen was accomplished by incorporating a stunning natural stone kitchen island cabinets draped in oak veneer and stainless steel worktops that complement the existing farmhouse-style stove perfectly.
Designed to be wheelchair-friendly and equipped with an elevator it is the generous use of skylights and floor-to-ceiling glass windows that give Villa U its refreshing ambiance. And as summer spring and fall roll in each year the homeowners of this ingenious Danish home could just be tempted to spend more time outside than indoors!
Essentially this is a gorgeous functional and smart home that grows along with your family needs and that can be altered and adopted to suit your specific needs. Obviously one can play around with the landscape that surrounds the space depending on the views on offer and the available area.
The double-sided fireplace draws its inspiration from the exterior façade as concrete bricks also end up adding textural contrast to the modern setting. Smart décor and a neutral color palette complete this delightful residence where the homeowners might just end up spending more time outdoors than inside!