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Built in the 60s, this house, with its specific architecture and dark wooden facade looks like it dates from the Tudor period.
In the process of renovation and its adaptation to suit the passionate couple that loves art, the house was subjected to major changes to adapt it to the needs of their three children and also to obtain a function of a private art gallery.
In the process of renovation, the facade of the house was stripped, and interior walls partly demolished in order to create an open flow between the living room, kitchen and dining room on the first level. The house has a wide range of materials such as oak flooring, walnut carpentry, “Calacatta” marble and stainless steel.
The ceiling in the main bedroom is significantly elevated to use the high roof and the wall oriented towards the garden has open large windows. The bathroom is the only room that does not have artwork. To achieve a dramatic look, architects used monochromatic materials and rich textures – black sanitation, black granite and tiles and elements made of ebony, in response to the customer request to have a completely black bathroom.
The external appearance of the house in Tudor style is still retained, but it has contemporary details. Fully covered in black colored wooden panels and natural stone, the house becomes more striking between the green densely forested yard, maintaining a harmonious relationship with the nature around it.
(Photo Credits: Virginia Macdonald)