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.
Nestled in a lovely neighborhood of Alphington a beautiful residential suburb of Melbourne the is blessed with ample space and wonderful park views. The spacious private residence is basically divided into two distinct halves with the front consisting of a two-story structure while the rear potion of the house hosts a single-story pavilion-style living area.
The old kitchen was turned into an informal second entrance and workspace while a smart custom staircase next to the dining area also holds tiered storage closets that allow the homeowners to keep the interior far more organized.
The is a wonderful example of how smart planning and clever utilization of space can make the most of the limited area available while completely transforming the ambiance of the interior.
A live-edge dining table brings textural contrast to a distinctly contemporary backdrop with wooden shelves adding inviting warmth. On the outside a 3000-square-foot terrace and rooftop retreat provides a private getaway that is visually connected with the smart home office inside.
On the outside the cabin is clad in local wood board cladding that gives it a distinct visual appeal even as a giant windbreak made from welded weathering steel and smart entrance protect it from the constant torrent of Atlantic rainstorms and gusty winds.
This gorgeous and unique cabin located on an isolated and scenic lot along the Cape Breton coastline in brings along with it much more than design excellence. Dubbed the it carries with it plenty of nostalgia for the homeowner and this landscape has been a part of the family for generations.