With manmade water features adding to the beauty of the natural ponds around the cabin one would assume that a weekend here would simply melt away in no time at all! Add to this the fact that the cabin is a LEED Platinum sustainable design and you do feel like you are rejuvenating in the lap of nature.
The makeover started with the removal of the existing indoor partitions to completely overhaul the interior and give it a more open plan living space. By doing away with the unnecessary walls the architects achieved better cross-ventilation and a more flowing interaction between various ‘zones’ of the house.
Perfect for architecture buffs this glassy Lower East Side penthouse features wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling windows that let some of NYC’s most famous buildings right in. The efficient yet airy layout features two bedrooms and your own loft apartment with views of the Freedom Tower and the Chrysler building.
An alfresco area next to the kitchen a large BBQ space and even an outdoor dining area encourage the family members to spend as much time under the sun and shade as indoors. The extensive use of concrete also minimizes maintenance and offers top-notch insulation turning the Wolseley Residence into an ingenious exquisite home.
A sculptural staircase three children’s bedrooms a luxurious master suite a family room a home library and other spaces such as the laundry complete the distinctive Canadian home. Brilliant lighting smart architectural features plush decor and a beautiful landscape outside along with a refreshing pool ensure that this home offers its residents the very best in terms of both comfort and aesthetics.
The design of the Black House Blues and its remote location allows the residents to play their favorite tracks loudly while the large living area integrated with the top level lets them enjoy the songs from every corner of the home.
A smart living area a lovely kitchen with an exquisite gray island at its heart a banquette-style breakfast zone and a formal dining area are all connected with one another visually. Framed glass doors windows and partitions allow for an uninhibited flow of natural light that comes from the backyard as well as the skylight above the central staircase.