Yet there is plenty of privacy on offer with a small private yard for each of the villas allowing the owners to enjoy the outdoors during warmer months. With fabulous ski slopes just outside it barely is a surprise that Winterberg is a haven for skiing enthusiasts.
Giving a heritage house a modern facelift is a task that demands both considerable care and ingenuity. On one hand the street façade of these timeless homes needs to be preserved and enhanced while the interior demands a complete transformation one which ushers in freshness and practicality.
At the front the classic Edwardian home and its street facade are left undisturbed with three large bedrooms a dining area sweeping hallway and formal lounge finding space here. It is the rear half of the home that gets a dramatic makeover with two small gable roof additions that contain the family room and the master bedroom.
Nestled in one of Istanbul’s most expensive and urbane neighborhoods the designed by Ofist fits this billing perfectly as it sweeps you off your feet with large spacious living areas a white and wood color palette and refined elegance that is wrapped in a cloak of tranquility.
A neutral color palette new lightweight walls skylights and top-notch insulation and energy-efficient LED lighting put the final sustainable touches on this dashing home Down Under that relies on lighting spatial arrangement and a connectivity with outdoors in order to provide the perfect living environment for a modern family!
Sustainability and energy-saving features are a key aspect of the renovation with solar panels rainwater collection system adjustable external louvres and smart home automation systems creating a ‘greener and cleaner’ residence.