Wrapping itself around the entire lower level of the private villa the fence acts as the defining feature of the residence and helps create a micro-climate of sorts inside its confines thanks to a beautiful reflecting pool and ample greenery.
Rammed earth wood metal steel and even concrete find a way to coexist with ease at this gorgeous Californian home where elegant design energy-efficiency and eco-friendly charm are seamlessly rolled into unison.
With a polished kitchen in white and a dining area that anchors the breezy space with shades of gray and black the living area flows effortlessly into the large wooden deck outside. Bold wall art ushers in points of brightness and color even as life at the Sunset House feels more like an outdoor staycation than an indoor experience!
Step into the living area and one instantly notices that the focus is firmly of the captivating view outside! Despite the use of contrasting materials like concrete wood and leather the overall color palette is muted and inconspicuous.
On the inside it is an open plan living area with dining space and kitchen in white that act as the social zone even as a stunning spiral staircase connects the various levels of this light-filled Spanish home. Filled with plenty of white pops of blue and crafted for those who love the outdoors modern Mediterranean panache holds sway here!
At times too much emphasis is placed on the home itself instead of focusing on the needs of those who reside inside it. But placing functionality ahead of extravagant form this modern-classic home in was designed by Heliotrope Architects to accommodate the needs of a creative young couple – one being an artist and another website designer. The workstyle of the homeowners largely influenced both the form and the finish of the with the art studio inside becoming an essential part of the larger narrative.
A striking stone wall stands at the entry and offers the first dramatic visual element of the home. The gorgeous stone wall seems more rustic than modern and yet it blends in with the overall ‘serene’ appeal of Casa Finestrat.