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.
A loft style bedroom above maximizes the available space while balconies on either side of the small kitchen allow the owners to take in the scenery outside. Despite its minimal size the treehouse can easily host 3 to 4 guests and smart lighting completes a rejuvenating hideaway that is simply mesmerizing!
Sunlight and an undisturbed flow between the different rooms of the house was one of the main factors that defined the new interior. With bedrooms on the top level completely sheltered from the active life on lower level the house combines two contrasting aspects with great balance and fluidity.
Instead of completely demolishing the old house and building a new one the smart remodeling saves both time and resources while preserving and enriching the historic appeal of the Ocotea House. Nestled in the bright and sunny beachside suburb of Melbourne Australia the Gable House is a modern revamp of a that ushers in plenty of natural light even while giving the interior a contemporary upgrade.
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.
Instead of extending the home into the backyard further and increasing the living area of the residence the clients wanted a makeover that worked within the confines of the existing home while allowing it seamlessly blend in with the spacious rear yard. accomplished this by turning to a fabulous timber pergola structure that ends up stealing the spotlight here!