Anytime you come across an old house that has been around for decades the burden of poor alterations and unwanted extensions seems like an almost inevitable and unwanted byproduct. And this is precisely why most homeowners opt for modern extensions and renovations that not only get rid of the poorly planned and unnecessary partitions but also give the home a new lease on life.
Functionality and comfort are the two key aspects that defined the transformation with form taking a backseat at times. The wooden deck outside visually becomes a part of the living room and kitchen and adds textural contrast along with a stone fireplace that sits next to the glossy all-white contemporary kitchen. A household that is pragmatic and cozy to its core!
As is the norm these days it is once again large sliding glass doors and a double-height wall of windows above that open up the otherwise ‘closed home’ towards the small private garden outside.
It is this new rear addition that gives the home its name the as the reorganized living space kitchen and dining room are arranged upon a diagonal line laid across the original extension.
Every little detail at The Edge has been carefully crafted to ensure that it serves a modern family for generations to come without ever seeming out of style or place. And if you have the cash to splurge it very well could be yours for
But one look at the spectacular residence and you will realize that whatever superlatives you use do not really do justice to its sheer ingenuity and grandeur. Nestled amidst the lovely canopy Flagstaff Hill the cantilevered home seems like a luxury retreat that jumped out of a sci-fi movie.
A contemporary extension that expands the living space of your traditional home and gives it a modern makeover is often the best way to alter your existing house to suit the needs of a growing family. Located in the vibrant suburb of Sandringham in New Zealand this cottage is the home of renowned Melbourne pub owner and his family with two children.