Having found a suitable building that was once a grocery a printing press and a mechanic’s shop the homeowners turned to Emerick Architects who transformed it into a truly spectacular home that brilliantly combines functionality 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.
Surrounded by lush green hills beautiful valleys and a captivating landscape that takes you away from the big city rush is indeed the perfect way to spend a relaxed weekend. It is no wonder then that this unused old mill in overlooking the distant was picked as the perfect spot for a gorgeous holiday home.
The townhouse revamp brings together the old and the new and gives the home spread across several levels a more modern appeal. Yet the ambiance of the interior is distinctly industrial with glass metal and brick being used heavily throughout.
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 it is the second-story loft that was turned into a unique living space with a style that borrows heavily from an era gone by. Vintage at every turn large windows that mimicked “1930s steel-framed factory windows” exposed steel surfaces and concrete additions helped transform this old building into a sensational loft home.