Hotelier wanted a unique home that captured the historic past of his little Italian hometown with chic contemporary style. This was accomplished by transforming a 200-year-old factory in Spello east central Umbria into a trendy home that has an inimitable style of its own.
Spread across the real showstopper here is the refreshing pool and the garden outside that offers complete privacy and a chance to spend some lovely evenings outside taking in the many sights and sounds. Elegant relaxed and comfy the understated elegance of Villa Oasis will bowl you over with ease and you will soon be longing to return to Biarritz for another magical vacation in France!
With trendy white countertops the kitchen adds to this refreshing atmosphere and horizontal oak laminate cabinetry brings textural and visual contrast to the area. A fun dining area with banquette seating makes the most of the corner space while the master bedroom sports a style that is inspired by a posh hotel room.
The idea behind the design of the house was to create a setting that encouraged interaction among the family members and steered them toward a more unassuming relaxed lifestyle. From the outside the house looks barely spectacular but surprises you with a fascinating blend of and on the inside.
Creating a perfect blend of unadulterated old world charm and posh contemporary style is the Cat Hill Barn in Yorkshire. This 16th-Century English barn has an exterior that is left untouched while the sweeping spaces indoors are fragmented into smaller specific areas with the use of stone walls a fireplace and lighting. A state-of-the-art kitchen in black seems to blend effortlessly with the more rustic ambiance of the home and the private quarters are housed on the top level.