But it is the new glass and timber ‘box-shaped addition’ in the rear that truly transforms this old structure and gives it a sparkling new lease on life. This contemporary pavilion contains the new living area kitchen and dining room and opens up towards the gorgeous garden outside.
Rustic modern relaxed functional cheerful and charming; the in is all that and a whole lot more. Designed by KEM Studio for a homeowner who is a creative spirit this budget residence does its best to create a soothing setting that aids in the writing and musical enterprises of its owner.
The top floor contains several bedrooms along with the master suite that combines unassuming design with a cozy ambiance. With a small private backyard a cool balcony providing a wonderful relaxation zone a home office and a media room the remodeled house makes wonderful use of available space.
A four-story staircase with a skylight above brings in ample natural ventilation while reclaimed wood flooring and energy- and waste-saving strategies cut down on the home’s overall carbon footprint. Plenty of natural greenery around the home along with an efficient heating and cooling system further cuts down on energy consumption.
A smart kitchen and dining area along with a family room featuring a dashing pool table complete this level. The bedrooms offer captivating views of the wild outdoors and top-notch insulation keeps away the biting cold outside.
Spread across the home boasts an overall form and unassuming interior that are defined by functionality and sustainability. Large windows bring in plenty of natural light and reduce dependence on artificial illumination while warm wooden surfaces offer the perfect insulation.
Just a hop skip and a jump across the East River from Manhattan these modern Long Island City accommodations allow guests to experience the skyline in a way that just isn’t possible from within the island. Just imagine waking up to all of NYC’s most spectacular architecture laid out in front of you as you make breakfast in the immaculate chef’s kitchen. Plus the slightly off-the-beaten-path location makes this 1000-square-foot 2-bedroom penthouse a bargain.