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.
Apart from the framed glass door that swings open to connect the living area and the backyard a large glass window next to a custom wooden bench in the living room completely opens up the interior to the world outside. This allows the brick wall covered with Boston Ivy to become a part of the living space visually giving the Holden Street House a hint of green goodness!
Making the most of the limited space on offer the all-white backdrop in each room gives the interior a spacious crisp and casual appeal that becomes the signature style of this Aussie home.
Despite embracing a more traditional color scheme one associates with a beautiful beach house the interior designed by Pleysier Perkins is distinctly contemporary as the wall of white is broken by limed oak timber accents and a touch of color in each room.
Along with various shades of blue it is the presence of gray in the living room and the dining area that gives the home its distinctly contemporary flavor and helps it move away from the typical beach house ambiance.
The top level holds a mezzanine reading nook and relaxation zone that overlooks the lower living area and also houses a small sleeping zone and the master suite. Each space seems to flow into the next throughout the house with surprising accent additions putting a smile on your face.
Sometimes even the tiniest change can make a big difference to your home in terms of style and functionality. Nestled on a beautiful green lot in the is a perfect case in the point as a brand new pergola structure and revamped interiors are all it took to turn it into a fabulous modern retreat.