This reconfiguration of a weekend residence owes its extremely-trendy detailing to the proprietor’s background — and to fascinating design parts by Wolveridge Architects. Yes, it’s totally different from its environment; its low-slung styling contrasts sharply with the extra typical rooflines round it. Built on a hill, it makes use of the elevation to benefit: word the manicured yard space anchored by a fireplace pit in a single nook and given each spatial and peak separation by the use of retaining partitions and nicely-positioned greenery. Large expanses of glass allow a view of the yard and entertaining space, day or night time, whereas on the similar time white concrete partitions type an efficient privateness display for the al fresco eating space. An openwork “roof” above that eating area supplies dappled daylight; shade comes from wooden partitions.
Through sliding glass doorways, you see an open-plan sitting room, useful kitchen and bar, hearth, and leisure middle bathed in pure mild. Proceed additional via the house and you discover bedrooms with low home windows that make you are feeling tucked away within the midst of the woods. There’s loads of elbow room right here for a household as properly, with one giant bed room that holds 4 bunk beds! A glossy tub options umber-toned marble partitions and pure white fixtures that embrace an oval soaking tub and rain bathe; in distinctive minimalist fashion, you possibly can look proper on the pipes underneath the sink in a doorless “cupboard.” With consolation throughout and nicely-deliberate privateness, this Eltham South home makes probably the most of its location in informal, stylish fashion.