The first thing you notice as you step off of the elevator that opens directly into the penthouse is the soaring glass atrium that allows sunlight to flood the entire apartment. The design’s musical references become more and more apparent as your eye traces the rich wood of the floor and dramatic fret-like staircase that mimics the neck of a violin.
Located in the in Aspen this condo is mainly used as a rental property and was in need of an urgent makeover to transform it from a dark dreary space into a beautiful setting. It was Anne Grice Interiors who took up the challenge and gave the lovely little condo a sparkling new ambiance.
This exquisite lounge brings together the best of both worlds in an unassuming yet elegant manner. The lower level of the house itself features a chic living space an indoor kitchen a dining area and a cool home office. A wine cellar next to the staircase makes for an interesting visual and saves up on space.
While the backyard is a showstopper with its large pool an expansive deck area and a private glass pavilion complete with a Jacuzzi it is the transition of this space leading into the interior that truly deserves a mention. Sliding glass walls separate the outdoor dining area and kitchen from the pool deck even as they form the link between the interior and the pool area.
We have often talked about how the topography of a site and its unique features are becoming an integral part of contemporary homes and this audacious house located within an abandoned quarry is another amazing case in point! Located on the edge of Wales this spectacular home was designed by Hyde + Hyde Architects to meet the needs of a photographer.