The owners of this elegant townhouse wanted a home with an interior that featured a generous floor for cooking, dining and living, and a play space for their 3 young children. They have reconfigured the interior, opening up the top floor all the way to the roof and moving the staircase from one side of the house to the other, as well as creating a basement space. The architectural features are clean-lined and the decoration is equally simple, with a mix of art and antiques in a modern setting.
The centrepiece in the kitchen is a large island unit with an informal eating area at one end, which is defined by a quirky pendant light. Antique Chinese tiles decorate the impressive light well that draws light into the basement below.
Low-level seating was chosen for this relaxed indoor-outdoor space so as not to interrupt the view beyond. To allow the family to enjoy the garden most of the year round, the owners designed a protective canopy for the large modular seating area.
The owners knocked down the walls of two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and opened up the loft above to create a towering space. This houses the couples sleeping area, an office and an en suite.
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