The 465 square meters of internal living space is spread over two floors with master bedroom and two additional bedrooms three bathrooms private lounge sophisticated dining and entertainment areas cinema study room wine cellar spa and sauna Gaggenau kitchen equipped to the highest standard and a private elevator providing access to an eight vehicle garage and storage area.
Sculptures that are made out of glass and stone bestow an artistic outlook to this contemporary design and the extravagant use of glass in the form of floor to ceiling windows gives those inside unobstructed views. While the lower level sports the living space and the dining area the upper level finds space for the entire owner’s suite which includes a library a piano room a master suite a refreshing spa and an inviting sundeck. A wonderful merger of form and function…
All of the apartment’s architectural materials have been sensitively selected to add a contemporary feel to the apartment both contrasting and complementing the historic frontage of the historic building beneath. The main structure is clad in a lightweight silver and white Alucobond skin; limestone and Calcutta marble stonework and lime washed timber floorboards and decking complete the elegant design.
The long kitchen features a long work island that could accommodate any size meal imaginable. This area continues with a wonderful view of the outdoors. Situated on an infill lot the house was constructed as a customized residence with the metal curved wall acting as the liaison between the house’s floors. Would you use a trick like this one for your own home? ()
Unlike the modern minimalist trend this one is from an era where various shades and designs were used lavishly to create vibrant and cheerful interiors. And there is indeed nothing ‘neutral’ about the interiors here as each room seems to have its own distinctive personality and with even unusual décor like the brass pole in the kitchen and old record player that is showcased in the living room.
This led to the creation of a very unique house that uses uniquely crafted wooden blinds that sync with the rest of the home and shut out the outside world when needed. (OR rather when the prying eyes are not needed) Solar-water heating cross-ventilation rainwater harvesting features and natural lighting make up the array of green features that help the building stay sustainable. On the inside the three-floor house are covered in a fine balance of wood and concrete to offer perfect ambiance.
There just is something that makes us uncomfortable about the name ‘Elliott Ripper’ but if you look past the ‘ripper’ part of it then you are set to find a lovely modern home that can be a beautiful bachelor hub and also a wonderful residence for a small family.