The new and extended feature seems to steal the spotlight and falls in line with the trend of home owners opting for renovations clad in glass and protruding into a spacious backyard. The visual connectivity with the world outside combined with its contrasting presence makes the ‘glassy’ kitchen and family space an instant hit. A glass extension on the top level also promises unhindered views of the distant sea. A bespoke staircase with its stylish railing in white completes the list of fabulous additions to this striking.
An inimitable thatched roof on top is the distinctive feature of the N House. Apart from the usual replacement of the damaged areas and the restoration of the basement the project also includes the addition of a new kitchen space. Bedrooms and bathrooms were expanded providing the residents of the house with more space. A new social area has been added with glass on three sides allowing for ample natural ventilation and unabated views.
Marrying a sense of sophistication with old world charm the Cat Mountain Residence seems like an attempt to bring together the best of both worlds. And from where we sit Cornerstone Architects seem to have come up trumps in that exceptional endeavor!
We have already showcased some gorgeous contemporary homes from Nico van der Meulen Architects and in Johannesburg is another one of these in this fabulous line of modern residences. Located on the side of a hilly terrain and surrounded by green canopy the home offers some wonderful views of the city below. Sleek and stylish to the core the interiors of this affluent home are as appealing as the façade on the outside.
Walk through the long hallways and you’ll reach the bedroom; it’s airy bright and graceful in form. From the bedroom you connect with a modern bathroom. It has a charming walk-in shower (with a wood planked wall) beautiful quartz composite sinks and custom made wall panels to support them.
The open living plan ensures that all the areas of the house are connected with one another in a flowing fashion. The main level features a luxurious master suite along with a spa-like master bath a beautiful dining room and an ergonomic gourmet kitchen equipped with the latest gadgetry!
Big bright spaces exposed to a heavy amount of daylight catch on a feeling of luxury while double-height spaces have this larger-than-life feel to them. When a double-height glass room contains colors they are subdued by the scale and openness. Carefully chosen furniture and design details cushions and even flower can brighten up a cold space and offer an elegance reminding you of the simple joys of life – like colors.