The idea of adaptive reuse and a trendy blend of the old and the new has resulted in homeowners increasingly opting for smart additions instead of dismantling existing homes in favor of new structures. Located in Elsternwick a beautiful little suburb of Melbourne this traditional house is one of many Victorian houses that are taking the path of extensions and renovations
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The smart use of gray for the roof draws your attention while the beautiful entrance leads toward an interior that is airy and spacious. A large living area on the lower level overwhelms you with its free and open design while exposed maple framing and custom woodwork bring in the necessary visual warmth.
A special flooring called (a thin concrete-like troweled surface) was used in the living room the dining space and on the patio outside to usher in a feeling of seamless connectivity between the interior and the backyard. A private pool area with ample deck space and an outdoor Jacuzzi complete the stunning transformation.
A restaurant-style kitchen with unique wooden surfaces and tables a dashing dining area and large wardrobes in wood complete this level of the villa. The top floor houses three grand bedrooms along with opulent bathrooms and a dedicated home spa and sauna. Brushed concrete walls are used to usher in textural contrast while captivating sea views greet you each morning.