The large kitchen with its two different workstations and a central island that holds a lovely breakfast bar is visually connected with the pool area and backyard. A wall of floor-to-ceiling glass windows series of lovely corner windows and sliding glass doors connect the interior with the outdoors even as stone walls outside add to the unique visual that this modern Spanish home presents.
Nestled in a beautiful neighborhood of St. Kilda this exquisite residence is no different as it marries the classic beauty of its red brick and terracotta exterior with a polished and elegant rear addition that is neatly hidden away.
Delineating the living area from the dining and kitchen the angled partition ushers in natural light even while bringing a sense of privacy. The dining area is a touch different from the rest as a tall floor lamp in black and dining table chairs also in black move away from the color scheme used elsewhere in the house.
Designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson the modern masterpiece has stoic lower level that forms its ‘stone core’ while a wooden deck Douglas fir roof and glass walls make up the top level.
Modern minimalism is combined with tropical charm inside the house while an entryway with wooden walkway and loose pebbles welcomes you here. Folding glass doors a lovely accent brick wall and exposed cement surfaces offer ample textural contrast while a custom wall made from cement blocks shapes the new street façade.
The smart renovation carried out recently completely altered the ambiance of the house with the view of the majestic Pacific Ocean in the distance becoming the focal point of the makeover.