This house was designed for a young family on a very steep site. A lot of excavation into rock was required and the swimming pool is anchored into the side of the rock cliff.
Excavation into the rock was required to build the pool. Natural rock was retained where possible
Pool Deck with outdoor sunken lounge overhead
An outdoor shower with hot and cold water services the pool area. The cantilevered outdoor sunken lounge takes in the ocean views
Outdoor sunken lounge and living room
Recessed tracks for doors that disappear into a wall cavity when opened create the ultimate indoor / outdoor space
Recycled timber beams that were once power poles support the glass roof over the walkway from the entry gate to the front door
View from the bedroom balcony looking east
Bedroom balcony looking down
Looking down through the recycled timber pergola beams over the outdoor sunken lounge on the mid level and the swimming pool on the lower level
View from Entrance
Looking down from the front entry towards the dining and living areas and the stairs up to the bedroom level. Materials and finishes include - Polished concrete floors, recycled timber planks for stairs, recessed niche shelving with 'relaxed render' finish, concrete feature walls. Timber cupboard doors in the foreground (for kids school bags and soccer gear) are laser cut with mirror backing.
Recycled timber beams overhead and monastery doors from India give a glimpse of what is to follow inside the gates