Nestled in the scenic town of Woodstock and overlooking the majestic Catskills Mountain Range along with lush green canopy and a natural pond is the – a perfect natural retreat that is barely a couple of hours’ drive away from NYC. The treehouse designed by Antony Gibbon Designs is as impressive as the views it promises with an interior that is cozy relaxing and yet unassuming.
As is the case with most aged homes poorly planned additions and a weary structure tend to create an interior that is neither practical nor aesthetic. The in is no different as it was originally built in 1970’s with an interior that is far too compartmentalized and constraining.
With unobstructed flow of light comes a more cheerful interior and those fretting about a sense of privacy can always turn to drapes as an additional layer of separation to achieve it effortlessly. While it is transparent glass walls that shape the bedroom frosted and translucent glass is used for the bathrooms.
Add to this the wonderful views of the city that it promises and a private garden in Ayse Sultan Woods and you start to understand the allure of this exquisite residence.
A flood of natural light illuminates various rooms of the house cutting back on the need for artificial lighting during daytime. Minimal décor built-in wooden benches and a neutral color palette create a harmonious and inviting atmosphere.
Sliding wooden frames with glass become the connection between the new social zone on the inside and the lovely deck and garden outside. A pergola structure extends the outdoor hangout while an accent wall in concrete and wood steals the show on the inside. Then there is the large floor-to-ceiling bookshelf that brings color in its own unique way!