Timber joinery, cedar ceilings, recycled timber (reused cedar weatherboards from the existing house), and black walls provide a dramatic, refined but homely simplicity. A black blackboard paint magnetic wall offsets drama and art with playfulness and frivolity.
Glazing to the north allows you to connect and be part of the landscape connecting you to the outdoors with established trees many of which were planted in the early 1940s.
A simple palette of natural materials is seen in the family room and adjoining library which contains a collection of art, objects, and books that all have meaning and memories for us as a couple and a family.
The kitchen is a central aspect of the home where enjoyment of food, beer, wine, family and friends creates memories daily. There are several distinct zones within the kitchen – cooking, coffee, prepping, baking, storage and cleaning.
Outside, the pool area is set down for shelter with walls for water sport rebounds.
The outdoor living area with opening roof, dining, al frsco lounge and fireplace creates a space for year-round enjoyment.