The elegant living area with a double-height kitchen and dining area next to it opens up into the large pavilion outside and the pool area. A fire pit in the corner along with a bench offer a simple relaxation zone even as a pergola with al fresco dining on the other side encourages the homeowners to spend those cool evenings outside. The design of the bedroom is no different with operable doors turning it into an open and enchanting setting filled with natural goodness in absolutely no time. With perforated ceiling panels creating better acoustics and a home crafted to entertain guests with ease this is a Californian escape that cannot help but fall in love with!
The street façade of the home reveals little as its gray exterior promises complete privacy. A vibrant door in orange enlivens the entrance and as you step in you will notice that the home opens up towards the rear garden with a sweeping and cheerful interior.
It is Corten steel that gives this Aussie home its exceptional appeal as it adds both color and textural beauty to the structure. The custom corten panels were designed by the architects to improve the fire safety of the house and to shield it from the harsher elements of the bushland.
Step inside and one sees a living room where white black and gray hold sway. It is white that shapes the backdrop gray which highlights special architectural features and defines various zones and black that anchors an otherwise breezy space.
Wooden shelves in the kitchen usher in more contrast even though they seem completely at ease thanks to the light wooden grain. With the top level housing the master bedroom along with the kids’ rooms each area feels organic spacious and almost picture-perfect. A smart yard and brilliant lighting add the final touches to this perfect idyllic suburban hub.
A relaxing contemporary home is as much about the outdoors as it is about the ambiance inside and the in Australia seems to bring together both these elements in a perfect fashion. Designed by Lachlan Shepherd Architects the fabulous family home creates a seamless indoor-outdoor interplay even while ensuring that those inside enjoy adequate privacy.
Apart from the living room TV wall a cozy nook in the corner a reading space with sleek floor lamp and comfy chair along with the bedroom cabinets use wood in a light grain making a big difference to the overall ambiance. Dashing pendants in black nifty LED lighting and fabulous recessed lights complete a home that feels relaxing and ravishing.