In a city where a 300-square-foot hotel room would be considered spacious this 2000-square-foot loft on Bowery is like a dream come true and is surprisingly about the same price per night as a room at a nice nearby hotel. With its 14-foot-high ceilings hand-selected art and a great room featuring a chef’s kitchen the only problem is that you might end up spending more time staying in than out on the town.
The elegant forest house has a distinctly contemporary appeal and even though the exterior is draped in black the interior presents a contrasting white picture. A large living area with a smart mezzanine level is at the heart of the residence with minimal decor and warm wooden surfaces adding character and personality to the setting.
If you have ever been to the city of you will be pretty familiar with those lovely Victorian homes of the city that seem to be neatly stacked up next to one another. This gorgeous seems just like another one of those many elegant houses from the outside but step inside and you will see a completely different world!
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.
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.