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.
Built in 1962 the house was too crowded visually unengaging and uninspiring for its new owners who turned to Klopf Architecture for help. The idea behind the complete makeover was to give the home a new contemporary and cheerful ambiance while retaining as much ‘Eichler flavor’ as possible.
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.
Custom crafted credenzas bespoke décor and smart utilization of space transform the old residence completely while a reworked floor plan does away with unnecessary partitions. Elegant clutter-free and cozy the remodeled home brings together the best of Eichler design and modern functionality.
The solar panel-clad green roof provides all the energy necessary for the villa even as a smart heat exchange system ample natural light and energy-saving fixtures turn it into a smart zero-energy residence. With an open plan living area and bedrooms neatly tucked away to offer ample privacy this is an exquisite villa that combines style sustainability and a dramatic façade.
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.
Some of us find our dream home in the small urban apartment that serves as a simple escape and a place to rest and relax in between all the hard work and partying. Others might prefer a magical escape that is nestled in the heart of unadulterated natural beauty and then there are those who are willing to take up the challenge of renovating an old discarded structure into a new house.